~ Detail-focused and dedicated Geologist eager to contribute talents and experience toward supporting a dynamic organization in achieving goals and objectives. ~
3,000+ logged mining hours in limestone quarrying and production processes.
4,000+ onsite hours logging and evaluating gas/oil well data and formation samples.
Outstanding blend of analytical, engineering, problem solving, and communication skills.
Solid knowledge of Houston log library and Rail Road Commission resources.
Advanced knowledge of speleology, able to analyze and interpret complex petrophysical data, and familiar with 3D/2D seismic interpretation, well test analysis, and well log processes.
Extremely versatile; quickly adapt to new roles, responsibilities, technologies, and environments.
Assiduously maintain meticulous records and logs for all drilling equipment and instrumentation.
Leverage strong leadership capabilities to schedule, motivate and supervise new employees.
Published abstract on Doline long axis data correlation to prominent joint-sets.
Epoch Well Services, New Iberia, LA, 2008 to Present
Mud Logging Geologist
Proficiently collect, process, log and analyze geological samples while performing calculations of comprehensive data for signs of hydrocarbon indicators.
Utilize laboratory techniques such as chromatographs and UV light to check for fluorescence.
Demonstrate exemplary attention to accuracy in collating and logging drilling parameters via multiple software applications, and prepared in-depth reports for client.
Precisely interpret real-time data to monitor changing condition of well, bit, and formation.
Diligently identify early warnings and suppress kicks, consistently adhering to strict safety rules and regulations.
Adeptly perform on-the-spot computations for unforeseen obstacles within various reservoirs.
All Around Industrial Inc., Murfreesboro, TN, 2007 to 2008
Leveraged outstanding troubleshooting expertise and thorough attention to deadlines to calibrate mining equipment.
Negotiated contract terms and costs, devised project and personnel schedules, and prepared detailed reports for presentations and project updates.
Constantly maintained and enforced a safe working environment in accordance with all Mine Safety and Health Administration [MSHA] regulations.
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Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Sigma Plot
ArcGIS Sigma Stat
Aqua Test AquaChem
Modflow Oasis Montaj Viewer
StereoNet Digital Mud Logging (DML2000™)
Swab and surge calculation Lag Time II
RigWatch 8 & 9 Ultra Edit C 32
Paper Port VexelGeo
Rig Report 4 Petra
Bachelor of Science Degree in Geosciences ~ Concentration in Geology
Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN, 2007
Key Areas of Study: Structural Geology; Sedimentology; Mineralogy; Arc GIS; Geomorphology; Hydrology; Petrology; Quantitative Analysis; Invertebrate Paleontology; Military Science Land Navigation; Military Science Officer Leadership Training
MSHA and OSHA certified
ED-RWS101 (RigWatch Technician Training)
ED-DML 100 (DML) C Basic operations for RigWatch™ and RigReport™ on a geology degree level.
Houston Geological Society (HGS)
National Speleological Society (NSS)
Geological Society of America (GSA)
Hiring Agent Name
Are you seeking a results-focused, solutions-oriented Geologist to support your company in maximizing performance? I am currently exploring new opportunities, and am interested in joining your team. To acquaint you with my qualifications, I m submitting my resume for your review. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
As demonstrated, I offer a degree in Geosciences with proficiency in performing data calculations, using state-of-the-art industry software, and directing team members. I excel in interpreting, analyzing and recording complex well data, critical to ensuring project success. I also possess first-rate communication skills vital to determining and responding to customer needs and forging effective working relationships.
As an integral member of your team, I will consistently exhibit dedication to playing a large role in achieving and surpassing goals. I am eager to meet with you to discuss how my qualifications support your current and prospective needs, and welcome the opportunity to interview at your earliest convenience.
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