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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: 2018-04-26

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 Mud Loggers ensure efficiency, safety and cost control by providing the Client Company with a detailed analytical record of the geology, oil and gas shows, drilling and mud parameters, and related problems encountered during drilling and completion.The primary objective of mud logging is to assist in the efficient completion of oil and gas wells.


 The scope of work for each operator may vary significantly, and the individual job responsibilities vary as a result. The following is a generalized outline of core responsibilities that are to be provided as a base level on ALL contracts.

Perform or supervise the collection of cuttings samples, from the proper lagged depths and at the proper intervals as required for evaluation.

Wash and screen samples, divide them into correct portions, and pack them by sets for the Client, partners and trade

Examine and describe samples as per oil industry standards and client’s specifications. Descriptions are to be performed in order for ILI to provide an independent evaluation of the well.

Evaluate all samples for the presence of hydrocarbon shows.



  • A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Geology (BSc.), Petroleum Geology or Petroleum Engineering from a recognized University.
  • Have completed the following internal training :14 Day Basic Oilfield
  • Familiarization Course
  • 5 Day Basic Hardware Maintenance Course




Good communication skills, a thorough grasp of basic petroleum geology and excellent computer skills will have been demonstrated. Some experience with mechanical equipment would be seen as an advantage but is not mandatory