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Mud Engineer

Davidson Consulting

Iraq

Ref: OP507-81

Job description / Role

The main duty of a mud engineer is to create the various combinations of mud that will be used during the different stages of the drilling process. They also might have additional responsibilities, including recommending drill bits and assisting excavating technicians in the overall safety of the drilling process.

When creating the drilling fluids, mud engineers often use predetermined geological data obtained by geologists and drilling engineers. They conduct standardized testing during the drilling process and use a variety of methods to change the mud's viscosity, including adjusting the mud's temperature, pH balance and chemical components.

Requirements

A large majority of drilling fluid engineers work in the extraction of oil and gas. Often, oil and gas companies want to calculate the estimated costs of drilling and extraction versus projected profits. Since mud engineers play a large role in the extraction process, they may have the additional duty of calculating a portion of the costs associated with the drilling process. This cost estimating is often done in conjunction with other drilling engineers and technicians.

About the Company

Davidson Consulting disrupts traditional consulting with an innovative approach based on human centered principals following the Davidson Code, our ethical guidelines. Our growth is fueled by the talent of our consultants who combine education and excellence with professional expertise. On top of that, what distingues Davidson is our passion for what we do. The result? We have been awarded best place to work in Europe 2016 and for three consecutive years. This allow us to attract and keep the best talents from all over the world. As we love what we do, our partners share with us whatever challenge they want to address. Our geeks are excited by words that might seem exotic like ’’Data Science’’, ’’Big Data’’, ’’Digital’’, ’’IoT’’ and our engineers are thrilled by innovative EPCC projects, BIM methodology. Combining their ideas and their strengths, they can achieve masterpieces in the Industrial Internet. Davidson also invests in the digital ecosystem thus injecting capital into 10 innovative start-ups. But action talks louder than words so this is what we do: - Data Science: creation of a data product factories in order to build new digital business models (Telco) and creation of a Customer Analytics as a Service, CaaS (Retail) - Big Data: data collection, data cleansing, data monetization for digital marketing (Media) - Digital: Data Architecture, Web-Development, Business Analysis and Project Management for a Transformation Program (Insurance) - IoT: deployment and monetization of the first LoRa Network in France (Telco) - EPCC (Engineering Procurement Construction and Commissioning): solar energy powered seawater reverse osmosis (Clean Tech) and automatic metro (Smart Mobility) - Industrial Internet: Predictive Maintenance (Oil&Gas) and investment in the startup Uwinloc in the Indoor location system using low cost battery-less tags

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