Geological Operations

Geological operations services:

Operations Geology

Chinook Consulting assists oil and gas companies with operations preparation, coordination and management.

Services provided by our operations geologists include:

  • Pre-spud preparations
  • Post drilling sample preparation and storage
  • Project management for multi-well programs
  • Remote geo-steering
Pre-spud preparations

Our operations geologists can assist operators with administrative issues related to wellsite geology and petrography matters

  • Ordering drill cuttings supplies (bags and vials, washing solutions)
  • Printing offset packages
  • Pre-licensing regulatory reports
  • Cross-checking safety compliance for geologists involved in a project
  • Lining up third party equipment
    • Gas detectors (total gas, chromatographs, spectrographs, iso-tubes)
    • Cuttings collection and preparation equipment (sample catching, sample washing)
    • Special analysis devices (XRF, XRD, QRF, sieve analysis, etc)
    • Other consumables (iso-tubes, geo-jars, mud sampling bottles, etc)
    • Two-way radios, boosters, beacons, other safety equipment
Post drilling operations
  • Cuttings sample washing, vialing, shipping
  • Core and cuttings storage
  • Organizing petrographic analysis of core, cuttings, thin sections
  • Shipping special samples to laboratories (iso-tubes, geo-jars, mud samples, bulk samples) for further investigation
Project management
  • Organizing rotations schedules for long term projects
  • Lining up qualified geologists for multi-personnel projects
  • Cross-checking safety compliance for geologists involved in a project
  • Enforcing procedures and protocols for multi-well projects
  • Journey management for remote and oversea jobs
  • Continous quality control of daily reports and field updates
  • Geological field coordinators for multi-rig, multi-personnel projects

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