Wellsite Geologist

BRISBANE - Queensland - Australia - Energy - Oil & Gas - Drilling, Completions & Geosciences - Academic Bachelor

Brunel Energy Australasia are currently partnered with our client who is a leading International Oil & Gas Operator, focused in the exploration, development & production of LNG & Oil. They have a great reputation for creating a safety-focused culture whilst they expand their operations here in Queensland. We are currently recruiting for a Wellsite Geologist. You will be based on a Drilling Rig around various locations in Chinchilla. 2on2off Rotation.

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Laura Street, Account manager

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About this role

The role of a Wellsite Geologist will involve exploration, appraisal and development drilling, directional drilling and coring of predominantly “unconventional” Coal Seam Gas, CSG wells and “conventional” wells as required. Whoever provides these services will need experience at most, if not all these categories i.e. the Wellsite Geologists and Operations Geologists
Key Responsibilities:

• Developments representative at the wellsite; • Ensure formation evaluation is in accordance with the Well Proposal;
• Ensure well design is as proposed; • Ensure well data delivery and quality;
• Collect and describe cuttings samples; • Pick casing setting depth and formation tops;
• Confirm/communicate casing depth and ECP placement;• Call Total Depth;
• Coordinate and report on wireline logging e.g. wireline witness for Petro physics; • QC wireline logging, service QGC KPIs, ensure data delivery;
• Process SPAT and confirm/optimise swell packer placement; • Initiate Well Completion Report compilation and other well reporting QC;
• Compile WCR including Well Schematic Composite and Lithology Logs. 3.5 Reporting/Supervision ;• Daily geological reports and formation evaluation reports / operational summaries as required;
• Collaboration and liaise with onsite Wells representative i.e. OCR/DSV; • Conveying data from Contractors, Cutting sample and core descriptions, Compilation of lithology / composite well logs, Strip logs and composite logs, Compilation of Well Completions Reports, (at the wellsite) using Gravitas, Cutting sample logging, Providing guidance for sampling, Cuttings, core and miscellaneous photography, Supervising onsite desorption process and laboratory technicians;
• Conveying/transmission of data to QGC / Brisbane office; • Drill stem testing witness and QC;
• Supervising wireline loggers and data QC;• Completing QGC wireline logging pro-forma documents as required;
• Supervise core retrieval and handling operations;• Overseeing core reporting procedures – ensuring all required data is captured.

About you

• Wellsite Geologists: Minimum of 3 to 5 years “unconventional” CSG well
experience;• Wellsite Geologists: Minimum 10 years
“conventional” experience as needed;
• Operations Geologists: Minimum 3 years
Wellsite and Operations Geologists experience;• Minimum of 3 years as a Wellsite Geologist
with directional experience;
• Minimum 2 years CSG core well data acquisition
and QC experience;• Minimum 5 years geophysical log data
acquisition, (wireline and LWD) and QC experience;
• Basic geophysical log and MWD/LWD
interpretation is required;• An understanding of drill stem testing, DST is
required where such formation evaluation is conducted.

What we offer

  • International Oil & Gas Provider;
  • Chinchilla/Various Locations around the Surat Basin;
  • $900 Per Day Inclusive of Super;
  • 15:13 Rotation;
  • FIFO or BIBO From Brisbane;
  • 1 Year Contract;
  • Professional Team | Great Culture | Safety Focused.

About us

Brunel Australasia is a market leader in the
supply of highly skilled blue and white-collar personnel for full site manning,
temporary labour provision, staffing and recruitment to the resource industry.
Operating locally since 2001 and backed by an international network spanning 35
countries, we pair talented individuals with industry leading clients and work
closely with both clients and the industry at large to ensure the safety,
financial security and stability of the candidates we place.

Brunel values diversity and encourages
applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and minority
group candidates.


  • Vacancy number: PUB251185
  • Location: BRISBANE
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Closing date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Laura Street

Account manager Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane

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