April 2004-August 2005

Selman & Associates Geophysical Consulting

Midland, TX

  • Lived on drilling rigs in Texas, Wyoming, and Colorado for duration of drilling operations.
  • Collected and identified rock samples circulating out of well, analyzed samples for presence of hydrocarbons
  • Built lithological maps of oil and gas wells.
  • Worked directly with oil company representatives, geologists, roughnecks, and other rig personnel.
  • Set up, troubleshot, and maintained all mechanical and computerized equipment used to collect rock samples and monitor gas levels in drilling fluid.
  • Operated independently at remote drilling rigs, without supervision.