Drilling in the desert Desert sunset II Jebel Hafit In the desert heat of Dubai Desert Sunset Drilling in the Albertine rift valley in Uganda Night in the desert, central Oman Hawamel, central Oman

Who are Swiftdale ?

1Since being incorporated in 1987 Swiftdale have become one of theUK’s leading Geological Consultancies specialising in providing Wellsite and Operations Geologists to the Oil Industry.  We are a British company based in Grantham, Lincolnshire and have provided geologists to locations around the globe, particularly Africa and the Middle East, to over 50 UK and international clients for a period of almost 25 years.

What can we Provide ?

2Geologists with proven experience in all geological environments and from many industry related backgrounds and specifically geologists with relevant regional experience who can be trusted and are consistently reliable. Experience and expertise combined result in efficiency and value for money. By selecting only personnel of the highest calibre the most cost effective use of manpower and resources can be guaranteed.

Why Choose Us ?

3Swiftdale is run by geologists with years of hands-on experience who continue to work in the field and who fully understand the scope of work for wellsite and operations geology. This makes Swiftdale unique amongst all consultancies providing such specialist services. We know the business inside out and we know exactly the sort of experienced, dependable consultants our clients are looking for.

Swiftdale Services

Wellsite Geology

Wellsite Geology Swiftdale wellsite geologists have worldwide area knowledge and possess considerable skills in all drilling practices, with the majority having experience with horizontal drilling, biosteering and geosteering techniques. Our wellsite geologists have HPHT experience along with clastic, carbonate and hard rock drilling skills complementing total familiarity with the latest mud logging systems, MWD-LWD equipment, wireline logging services and LQC techniques required at the wellsite.

Operations Geology

Operations Geology Swiftdale’s Operations Geologists are expert in monitoring operated and non-operated wells whilst at the same time being fully conversant with effective partner reporting and liaison techniques. Our Operations Geologists are equally proficient in preparing and evaluating pre-well documents such as well programmes, tender documents, reporting procedures and decision tree planning schematics as well as all post-well reporting and post-drilling well studies.


Petrophysics In addition to our core services Swiftdale can also provide consultant Petrophysicists. Such personnel are available for pre-well tender evaluations of wireline and LWD services, tools and other equipment. Furthermore we can supply specialist wireline supervision during the well and post-well evaluation of logs, log quality control and wireline services.


Geoscientists In addition to our core services of wellsite and operations geology we can also deploy highy experienced Biostratigraphers to work at the wellsite. Furthermore we can complement your staff by the provision of in-house exploration personnel such as Geophysicists, Exploration Geologists, Technical Assistants and Staff Geologists.

Graphics & Design

Graphics & Design Swiftdale can provide high quality output combined with elegant and stylish design at a competitive price. Our services and products include technical diagrams, maps, cross-sections, lithology columns to montages, brochures, posters & advertisements. In addition to Lithology and Composite logs we aslo specialise in gelogical illustrations and forms for use at the wellsite.


Training Training With all our experience especially at the wellsite, Swiftdale will only be to happy to provide onsite training for client personnel, whether they are newly qualified, trainees or employees from another discipline who wish to enhance their knowledge of wellsite geology.

Latest News

Wellsite Opportunities Onshore UK and France

February 18, 14 // Comments Off on Wellsite Opportunities Onshore UK and France
Wellsite Opportunities Onshore UK and France

Experienced Wellsite Geologists Required We are looking for Experienced Wellsite Geologists for two onshore wells for a privately owned, British-based oil and gas exploration company, commencing...

Read More

Working in the Ogaden, Southern Ethiopia

February 13, 14 // Comments Off on Working in the Ogaden, Southern Ethiopia
Working in the Ogaden, Southern Ethiopia

Working as a Swiftdale geologist often requires visiting some pretty remote location, but not many can be as remote as the El Kuran wellsite in the...

Read More
Wordpress SEO Plugin by SEOPressor