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Geosteering software advice

Hi, guys,I am planning to start as independent geosteering consultant and looking for geosteering software.I have a very extensive (but painful...) experience with SES and little knowledge of…Continue

Tags: Geosteering

Started by Julian Been Jun 29, 2014.

Photographs of Geological Samples 9 Replies

Many mud loggers are using microscopes with cameras of one form or another to photograph samples, whether several chips to show what a particular sample looks like or individual chips to show some…Continue

Started by Darryl W. Maddox. Last reply by Robert Nichols Feb 28, 2014.

Cuts in OBM 6 Replies

We were discussing looking for Cuts in an OBM system and I am wondering what ideas or comments everyone has about this?  I know when testing for cuts in an OBM system, it will automatically flash cut…Continue

Started by Wesley Patterson. Last reply by JAMES E. HOWELL Aug 6, 2013.

Strip Logs 11 Replies

Anyone have a suggestion on the easiest program to do a computer strip log? I say easiest because typing this is about the limit on my computer knowledge.

Started by Tom. Last reply by John Caire Jun 1, 2013.

Career Advice 1 Reply

I will graduate in May with my BS degree in geology. I am thinking about getting into the oil business and would like to know where to start. My experience comes from courses in mineralogy/ petrology…Continue

Started by Phillip David Van Dervort. Last reply by Greg Tyra Feb 25, 2013.

Opinion on Mudlogging Company 1 Reply

Hey Guys,Just got hired on with Horizon Well Logging in Oklahoma.  I am an experienced wellsite geologist/geosteerer.  Anyone have an opinion about Horizon?  Good or Bad?  Continue

Started by John T. Price. Last reply by Keith Rodgers Nov 6, 2012.

How does a person become a mud logger 5 Replies

I am getting too old to stay on the floor much longer. I am looking at other jobs in the drilling business. Any advice on how to become a mud logger or MWD? What jobs in the oil field are good for…Continue

Started by Mark Watson. Last reply by Keith Rodgers Oct 29, 2012.

technology 6 Replies

I left mud logging 23 years ago to become a teacher and now I'm back.  23 years later some things have changed, but not enough to impact an important part of the oilfield.  Yes there are now…Continue

Tags: logging, mud, technology

Started by Greg Tyra. Last reply by Keith Rodgers Oct 29, 2012.

Mud Logging 10 Replies

I was curious to get some peoples opinion on why the Drilling Consultants and Engineers for operators on a wellsite treat Mud Loggers/Logging Geologist like the step child of operations in this…Continue

Started by Robert H Pitterman, Jr. Last reply by Richard Hartnell Oct 15, 2012.

Marker Bed in the Niobrara 4 Replies

Faded as my memory is, I think there used to be a marker bed in NW Colorado that was pretty extensive where they called the Niobrara top.  It was pink laths of feldspar sprinkled in the shale. Anyone…Continue

Started by Lerret. Last reply by Lerret Sep 27, 2012.

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Comment by Gary Metrejean on August 29, 2012 at 4:34pm

Hi all, old school logger, in and out of the unit since 1978, working as contact logger in S Texas, going onboard with Empirica (Formally Known As) The Mud Logging Co. Glad to be apart of this industry. See you in the field. Be safe.







Comment by John Hicks on August 17, 2012 at 5:28am

Doing some geothermal in Africa. 80 degree weather, yeeha!

Comment by Galen Cox on October 29, 2010 at 11:15am
Boy just about up to the great white north... cold up there.....
Comment by Carl Rumbalski on October 29, 2010 at 10:55am
North of Sidney
Comment by Galen Cox on October 29, 2010 at 7:24am
Zero and 8" of snow... (Toponas Co) Where in Montana Carl?
Comment by Nick Humphreys on October 29, 2010 at 5:11am
Ha ha small world, welcome to drilling ahead.
Comment by Carl Rumbalski on October 28, 2010 at 11:40pm
Just enjoying the first snow here in Montana. At least we are in casing mode :-D
Comment by Wesley Patterson on October 18, 2010 at 10:26pm
Hello everyone. Sittin here having a good time working nights in east texas. WHOO HOOO.
Comment by Sheri Glona on October 6, 2010 at 11:15pm
Hello Everyone! Always having a great day out here in the field! kicking A** and taking names!
Comment by Galen Cox on September 17, 2010 at 10:08am
Office... well that's good better hours....

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