Wellsite Geologist

Posted 8 months ago by Genel Energy
Location Sulaymānīyah Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
Location: Remote rig-site location in KRI, some  work in Genel Energy offices in Erbil

Genel Energy is an independent E&P company listed on the main market of the London Stock  Exchange Headquartered in London with offices in Ankara, Erbil, Morocco & Somaliland, Genel is  one of the largest London-listed independent oil producers and is the largest holder of reserves and  resources in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. 
The Company is steadily growing the business through the appraisal and development of our assets  in the Kurdistan Region. As a result, it now requires additional experienced personnel to sustain this  forward momentum and provide added value to the organisation.  
Job Purpose: 
  • Wellsite Geologists (WSG’s) represent the operating company and will be onsite from the  start of operations (well spud/sidetrack) to total depth.  
  • The responsibilities of the WSG include, but are not limited to:- 
  • Ensuring that all Geological operations are carried out in a safe and correct manner; • Supervising mud logging operations in relation to drilling procedures; 
  • Ensuring good sampling of ditch cuttings, so that they are collected as specified within the  Geological Operations Plan (GOP), and that they are properly examined, correctly labeled  and packed; 
  • Ensuring any third party advanced / connected mudlogging service (IE: Advanced rock  washing, HD sample photographs, and any XRF-XRD services) are completed and carried  out. 
  • Ensuring that correct data information is reported; 
  • Maintaining an up-to-date well log / composite log to include, but not to be limited to rate  of penetration (ROP), hydrocarbon shows, lithological description, and biostratigraphic  interpretation; 
  • Being responsible for onsite geological evaluation  
  • Providing advice to the drilling supervisor and mud logging unit personnel of technical  objectives and any anticipated hazards; 
  • Recommending evaluation procedures and any operational changes deemed necessary; 
  • Working closely with the DSV and drilling engineer to pick casing, and logging depths  
  • Working with Erbil based M/LWD QA-QC team for to ensure quality of tools and personnel  at the rig-site to help ensure minimal NPT. 
  • Working with the dedicated wireline log witness, to supervise wireline-logging operations,  ensuring that state-of-the-art equipment and procedures are used 
  • Geological or related Science Degree.
  • Job Knowledge, Skills and Work Experience 
  • Fluent in English. 
  • Excellent writing skills. 
  • 15 plus years of relevant experience in wellsite geological operations on land drilling and operations


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