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Remote Geosteering-Geologist-Houston Operations Center

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Remote Geosteering-Geologist-Houston Operations Center

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Over the last twenty-six years, Excellence Logging (ExLog)/Horizon Well Logging, LLC, has grown to be one of the largest, independently-owned mud logging and geosteering companies in the U.S NC1 . ExLog has about 150 employees, over 50 trailers, and a nationally recognized Geosteering Operations Center (GOC). ExLog is a growing oilfield Service Company, with a service portfolio that exemplifies excellence on a well-to-well basis. With a dedicated management team, a state-of-the-art remote Geosteering Operations Center, and some of the industries brightest minds, not only are we well positioned to exceed the needs of the oil and gas industry, we are ready to lead it.

Position Summary

First and foremost, all ExLog personnel must be focused on the safety of employees, vendors, and customers, both in the office and at the rig site.

This operational position serves as a technical expert on geosteering, horizontal well execution, and evaluations. The position is part of the team providing operational and technical support for ExLog's geosteering service offering. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing pre-job modeling / feasibility studies, geosteering operations during the drilling phase, end-of-well analysis with recommendations, and any support needed to satisfy the client's requirements / needs. This high-profile position's main objective is to ensure proper placement of the borehole within the client's specifications. The position has direct contact with the clients' operations teams, oversees the onsite operations during the drilling phase, and ensures that all deliverables are created and supplied to the client in a high-quality manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform all duties in a safe manner while complying with all ExLog, customer, federal, state, and local safety policies, regulations, and procedures.

Display excellent customer service via clear communication, exceptional attention to detail, topnotch accuracy, and first-class deliverables.

Function well in a team-based environment but be responsible for individual work products.

Provide technical expertise for the planning, execution, and post-well analysis of horizontal wells on which geosteering services are being utilized.

Model offset data to determine the feasibility of geosteering within reservoirs and given geological / physical constraints. Recommend best procedure for a successful wellbore.

Monitor real-time data, provide real-time interpretation, and execute directional decisions to ensure proper placement of the borehole within a specific target.

Integrate with client geology, geophysical, drilling, and completions teams for the planning and execution of their horizontal well programs.

Give technical presentations to support geosteering services including feasibility studies, geosteering interpretations, and end-of-well analyses.

Promote the integration of other Horizon services for a comprehensive customer solution when and where appropriate.

Work Environment

Set work rotations consist of working 12-hour shifts on both days and nights.

Must be able to work fourteen days in a row prior to taking days off.

Must be able to perform at a high level under very stressful environments and short deadlines.

Job Locations

Houston, Texas

Minimum Required Qualifications:


o B.S. degree in Geology / Geosciences.


o At least two years of wellsite geology and/or mud logging experience

o Have geosteered more than 50 active (live drilling) wells using SES

o Understanding of geophysics, geology, petrophysics, LWD, and directional drilling

o Knowledge of and experience with various geology-related aspects of drilling operations

o Strong understanding of overall drilling operations

o Advanced computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office Suite

o Experience with manipulating and integrating data into EDR systems


o Excellent oral and written communication skills, including full English fluency

o Exceptional attention to detail

o Ability to develop alternate solutions to problems and challenges

o Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with diverse individuals in multiple locations and at all organizational levels

o Function at a high level in dynamic environments

o Open to constructive criticism and closely supervised work

o Proficient at multi-tasking

o Self-motivated

Highly organized

Company Description

Excellence Logging is the premier mud logging firm supporting natural gas and oil exploration companies in nearly all major basins from the Rockies to the North East and Rockies to South Texas. Since 1988 we have provided our customers with outstanding service, extensive experience, and cutting edge technology as we have drilled over 10,000 wells, remote mudlogged 4,000 wells and geosteered over 3000 wells across the U.S.

The Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or military or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.




Houston, TX


Construction, Mining & Trades


Excellence Logging US, Inc.

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