GeoSteering Geologist Diversified Well Logging, LLC

GeoSteering Geologists (GSG) are exempt full time office based positions. GeoSteering Geologists provide steering guidance to our customers based on surface and downhole logging measurements. GSG utilize software to predict well bore placement based on one or more customer objectives. GSG are specialists with geologic knowledge and experience in well logging. GeoSteering Geologist is responsible for the geosteering of the horizontal wells within a tightly defined stratigraphic window in the target reservoir. The position will require effective written and verbal communication with office and field staff. Before, during, and after each well is drilled, organized well folders will be updated and maintained to allow other members of the Geosteering and Operations team to access up-to-date data and interpretations. Also responsible for providing as-needed support to other members of the Geosteering team when additional assistance as may be required.

The Geosteering Geologist’s Duties and Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

  • Draft and update geosteering interpretations for all assigned wells
  • Coordinate with sales to collect required offset or well information to create models
  • Provide technical support and quality oversight for wellsite services, including mudlogging, LWD/MWD.
  • Geosteer horizontal wells in a 24/7 operation to ensure proper placement of wellbore within a specific target.
  • Perform real-time monitoring and interpretation of data acquired while drilling as may be required.
  • Provide expertise for planning, execution and look-back analysis for all wells drilled by a customer, including but not limited to horizontal wells.
  • Maintain open communication with customer geologist, project petrophysicist and drilling team during horizontal drilling operations following chain of command
  • Maintain a daily reporting system for well operations and data gathering
  • Operate and enforce safety practices within the operation complying with company policies, state and federal regulations
  • Work effectively with a variety of individuals from numerous disciplines
  • Ability to interact effectively with other professionals in an integrated multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team environment
  • Provide geologic support of field operations
Position Title: 
Geosteering Geologist
Required Skills: 
  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Geoscience or related discipline with a minimum of 2 years applicable field experience in mud logging or LWD;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of PC and technical computer applications
  • Must be able to compile, analyze and assemble data for reports and presentations
  • Complete DWL’s HS&E in house training modules in required time frame


Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous geosteering experience
  • Field LWD, wireline logging or mudlogging experience
  • Experience with SES, Boresight or comparable geosteering software applications
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Geoscience or related discipline
Fields of Expertise: 
Washington, PA
Job URL:
Start date: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Position Type: 
Full Time
Requires Travel: 
Company Name: 
Diversified Well Logging
Hiring Contact (r): 
David Tonner