Posted 1 year ago

Mud Engineer

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Responsibilities

  • Controls the technology to prepare the drilling mud
  • Monitors the drilling fluid mud cleaning system’s operation
  • Participates in the optimization of the flushing fluids, and cleaning equipment modes of operation
  • Recommends optimal operating modes for cleaning fluid stages
  • Ensures the biopolymer fluid parameters comply with work plans
  • Recommends treatment of drilling fluid with reagents
  • Recommends the replacement of drilling fluid to maintain optimal parameters and drilling fluid system properties
  • Ensures compliance with labor discipline and technological and safety regulations
  • Complies with the requirements for non-disclosure of confidential information
  • Minimizes waste associated with draining fluids
  • Works with drilling engineers and technicians to ensure a cost-effective drilling process
  • Measures the right amount of mud needed at all stages
  • Assists technicians during the drilling process
  • Provide input in the selection of drill bits

Skill Requirements

  • Expert knowledge of fluid systems, drilling fluids, and drilling bits
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and environmental regulations
  • Ability to create detailed mud logs
  • Knowledge of different drilling contaminants, additives, and mud treatment
  • Proficient understanding of waste management
  • Technical knowledge in mathematics, physics, geology, and chemistry
  • Knowledge of various extraction techniques
  • Strong IT skills
  • Interpretational and cooperation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical, mineral, or petroleum engineering or other relevant fields
  • Necessary medical certificates
  • Valid Well Control Certification
  • HUET, Basic Firefighting, Water Survival, and FAST training
  • Offshore survival course certification, such as the Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training Certificate (BOSIET)
  • Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST) certificates
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