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Geologist Resume

I am a bachelor’s degreed, highly visible, team player Geologist with over 18 years experience in
the Nigerian upstream hydrocarbon sector working in the Niger delta area of Nigeria.

• Result oriented professional, fast learner, thrives on working in a challenging
environment and solving problems
• Proactive self starter and enthusiastic professional with proven tract record of meeting up
task schedule
• Highly analytical and pragmatic with demonstrated ability to scrutinize technical

• Rigsite formation sample and gas analysis
• Examination of drill cuttings for hydrocarbon accumulation
• Drill data monitoring and interpretation
• Drill data acquisition sensor calibration
• Configuration of drill data to PDF and LAS format
• Generation and plotting of mud log, pressure log, rop log and gas log using Patriach logging
software, Stratagragh and Geologger software
• Writing of end of well reports
• Sedimentological analysis of cuttings and core samples
• Subject well correlation with offset wells
• Mwd / wireline logs interpretation
• Excellent knowledge of geo-steering
• Excellent command of computers
• Excellent interpersonal communication and teamwork skills

Geologist / ADT Engineer, Ciscon Nigeria Limited, January, 2008 to present

● Involved in the mud logging operations of exploratory and appraisal / Development wells in deep
offshore and onshore locations as unit leader, e.g. Orso-01 for Esso Exploration and Production
Nig. Ltd; Isobo-11A ST2 RD and Usari-44B for Exxonmobil; Obiafu-35, Obiafu-37 and Kwale-06
sidetrack for Nigerian Agip Oil coy and Ossiomo-7 for Pan Ocean Oil Corporation, Akpo 109, 114,
209, 205, 106, 107, for Total, etc.
● Formation (pore) pressure prediction and well controls

Data / Pore Pressure Engineer, Gincoc Nigeria Limited, October, 2006 – December, 2007
• Consistently led a 5 man logging crew involved in mud logging operations of critical exploration
and development wells as unit manager, e.g.Madu 4, Buko 2, Awodi 5 etc. for Chevron Nigeria
Limited, Oredo10 etc.for NPDC Limited.
• Formation evaluation and drilling parameters evaluation and control at well sites
• Writing of daily mud logging and general rig activities reports to clients at well sites
• Writing of end of well reports
● Participating in pre-spud meetings so as to make technical input towards adequate planning
for successful drilling projects

Consultant Logging Geologist / Data Engineer, Drilling Dynamic Limited, Nov., 2004 - Sept.,
• Involved in the mud logging operations of development wells for Addax Nigeria Limited on
Scarabeo 3 (a semi-submersible rig) and DWC land rig #20

Consultant Geologist, JB Borehole drilling & completion services and Harmonix Engineering &
Environmental Services, July, 2004 – Oct.,2004
• Borehole and monitoring wells drilling and completion
• Writing of geological (stratigraphic) / hydrogeological reports
• Determination of water flow direction
• Writing and presentation of environmental impact assessment (EIA) reports

Mud Logging Geologist and Pore Pressure Engineer, Petrolog Limited, July, 1991 - June, 2004
• Oversees sampling, packaging and manifesting of drill cuttings from rig to operator's laboratory
• Detailed cuttings analysis: sampling, description of lithology (percentage, grain size analysis etc.)
calcimetry, dolomimetry etc.
• Continuous hydrocarbon gas shows monitoring and evaluation in cuttings & core samples: Total
gas, Chromatographic analysis etc.
• Continuous oil shows monitoring and evaluation in cuttings & core samples.
• Monitoring lag time, drilling parameters and drilling fluid properties for safety of drilling
• Geological evaluation of all data collected and computed by the mud logging system.
• Production of accurate Master Geology Log.
• Provision of daily stratigraphic, pressure and general activities reports to clients.
• Rig analysis of fluid and gas samples.
• Calibration of gas equipment and general maintenance of all mud logging equipment.
• Obtaining and recording bulk formation density measurements for formation (pore) pressure
• Production of detailed pressure plots and end of Well Reports
• Involved in mud logging operations of wildcat, exploration, development,
appraisal wells onshore and offshore for Shell (SPDC), Exxonmobil, Texaco
Overseas, Pan Ocean Corporation, Agip (NAOC), Elf, Chevron, Ashland etc..

Acting Base Manager, Petrolog Limited, November, 1995 - April, 1996

• Involved in day to day running of the mud logging operations from the office base, and the general
office work supervision
• Arrange trips for field personnel to and from rig sites (including crew change)
• Arrange equipment and materials for rig site operations
• Liase with clients’ representatives in oil producing companies’ offices so as to give them quality
• Arrange papers (including immigration cards) for expatriate staff
• Liase with prospective clients for new contracts

Assistant Geologist, Imo State Unicef assisted water and Sanitation project, NYSC Programme ,
Oct, 1989 - Sept, 1990
• Borehole Drilling & Completion
• Resistivity soundings for borehole locations
• Classifying lithological borehole samples
• Borehole & hydrogeological data collection & compilation

• Bachelor of Science (B. Sc. Hons) Geology, Second Class, Lower Division, Ogun State
University ( now Olabisi Onabanjo University), Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria (1989)
• West African School Certificate (WASC), Community Grammar School, Abigi,
Ogun Waterside Local Gov’t Area, Ogun State, Nigeria (1984)

• Real-time data Acquisition and Interpretation Training (Petrolog 1991)
• SPDC /R.G.I.T. Offshore Abandonment Safety Training (1991)
• Basic Water Survival (Petrolog 1991)
• Sensor Rigging up and Instrumentation Training (Petrolog 1992)
• Multitasking Computer Operation System-DESQview (Petrolog 1993)
• Micrografx Designer, Microsoft Word and Excel (Certificate course 1995)
• Doubleday Training on Advance Safety and Health Development (1997)
• Basic Fire Training / Basic Water Survival (Petrolog 1998)
• Gincoc Training on Patriach (Drillfast/Drill log) Logging System (version 7.0) (2006)
• Gincoc Training on Calibration of SRI Hydrocarbon Analyzer (2006)
• Chevron Water and Helicopter Safety Training (Chevron 2006)
• Incipient Fire Fighting course (Sulan Training Centre / Ciscon Nig. Ltd 2008)
• Helicopter Undewater Escape Training (HUET) / Survival At Sea
(SAS) - (Sulan Training Centre / Ciscon Nig. Ltd 2008)

• Empirical relationship between spacing in Schlumberger array and apparent conductance methods
for groundwater exploration. A case study of Ago-Iwoye area, (Dec. 1988 – July, 1989).
• Groundwater exploration and exploitation in the basement complex area of S.W. Nigeria (March –
May, 1989).
• Field mapping of North –Eastern part of Ago-Iwoye (May– July, 1988).

• National Environmental public education / awareness programme on the protection of Nigerian
Marine and Coastal Environment –organized by NES/NMAJuly, 2003

• Long service award in recognition of 5 years of dedicated service to Petrolog and the oil industry
December, 1998.
Name: Musekiru Fatai Abdul
Date of Birth: 9th April, 1966
Nationality: Nigerian
Sex: Male
Marital Status: Married
Address: C/o Ciscon Nig. Ltd., 75 Ogunu Road, Warri, Delta State, Nigeia.
Mobile Phone: 234+8038964199/+8087186220/+8087186221

Research, in-door games, listening to music, and driving.


1. Mr. Yomi Obagbemi

Project Manager,
Cameron Ltd.,
Tel. 234+8033108463, +8039601225

2. Mr. Jarikre, N.B.

Wellsite Geologist,
Addax Nig. Ltd.,
Tel. 234+8023059480, +8053168813