Mudloggers normally based offshore to collect and monitor information from drilling operations and rock samples using a variety of equipment and laboratory techniques. The information gathered is passed on to the drilling team for operational purposes.
Collects, processes, logs and analyses rock samples.
Monitors computer recordings of drillings.
Using a computer interprets and analyses information and shares this with the drilling team on a regular basis.
Carries out on site maintenance as required.
Prepares written reports as required by the drilling team or operator.
Adheres to and promotes all Health and Safety policies and procedures.
How this role fits in with the rest of the industry.
Mudloggers support the Data Engineers/ Crew Chief by collecting rock samples and carrying out analysis of the samples. The role is integral in to the exploration and production process.
Basic entry requirements include (necessary)
HND or equivalent in relevant subject with relevant work experience
Degree in relevant subject (e.g. Geology) or equivalent
Employers might also look for (desirable)
Basic offshore induction and emergency training (BOSIET)
Offshore Medical Certificate
Typical starting salary may be in the region of
AED25,000 - AED30,000
Typical Salary once experienced
AED45,000 - AED70,000
Data Engineer, Crew Chief, Client Representative, Field Specialist or Specialist technical development.