The GeoService Geologisch-Technische Dienstleistungen GmbH (GeoService geological-technical services ltd.)was founded in 2007 by Dipl.-Geologist Egbert Ernst in Georgsdorf (Bad Bentheim)/Germany. Quickly the company earned an excellent reputation as service provider at deep drilling sites.In 2017 the company's headquarter moved to Aurich (Ostfriesland)/Germany. As of that year Dipl.-Geologist Erwin Dirks has been managing director while Mr. E. Ernst went into retirement. Mr. Dirks had been working for more than 20 years as mudlogger and assistant drilling technician (ADT) both on-shore and off-shore. GeoService is member of BG RCI (Accident Prevention & Insurance Association resources and chemial industry), of Bundesverband Erdgas, Erdöl und Geoenergie e.V. (BVEG), of Geothermische Vereinigung e. V. (Geothermal association in Germany) and of Stichting Platform Geothermie (Geothermal energy in the Netherlands).GeoService is certificated according the rules of SCC* by TÜV Nord (Safety Certificate Contractors). The certification focuses on their management of health, safety and environmental protection (HSE).
II. Our staff(a) The geological departmentGeoService engages very skilled and competent employees. The graduated geologists have more than 10 years of experience and have according experience as mudloggers on deep drilling sites. They have proficiency in the regional geology of the South German and Austrian Molasse, of the North German and Dutch Plains and about the geology of salt domes. All our geologists are fluent in German and English (some are IELTS certified) and some also have knowledge in Dutch, French and Spanish. All operatively working employees have certificates in SCC and are educated in first aid. All underground working geologists have regularly renewed medical certificates.
GeoService has a technical service. The technical department is responsible for rig up and rig down the mudlogging units, calibration of all sensors and the maintenance of both while drilling. The technicians furthermore survey the correct data processing on deep drilling sites. This service is available 24/7 for both the geologist on site but also for clients in their offices. In this way the desires and special requirements of clients but also the smooth flow of a job is guaranteed. The technical service is responsible for the utilisability of measurement devices such as gas detectors for methane, hydrogen sulphide or carbon dioxide. All devices used at drill site will be tested extensively in an in-house workshop and all results will be documented.