Geoscience Consultants to the Oil and Gas Industry

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Subsurface Geoscience Consultants to the Oil and Gas Industry  

Welcome to Geostart, a geoscience consultancy company offering onsite subsurface services to the upstream sector of the Oil & Gas industry.  We offer expertise in the following areas; Petrophysics, Operations Geology, Pore Pressure Evaluation and Wellsite Geology. As part of a well established global network of independent consultants we can also specialist support in; Geology, Geophysics,  Petroleum Engineering and Reservoir Engineering. Our services are conducted at the clients offices or wellsite. Some members of our network also offer specialist software products in Pore Pressure evaluation and Petrophysics.

Geostart (UK) Ltd was established in 1991 and is registered in the UK and Norway


Commonly called upon to provided expertise during drilling campaigns from planning, through drilling and post well reporting and well data management. Our expertise in data acquisition, planning, contracts, monitoring, well data quality control and evaluation guarantees you the expertise required during these critical investment projects, be your interests as an operator or as a non operator.

Our skills have also been sought after  to bolster exploration efforts, new ventures, farm ins, and new office start ups. Commonly our consultants end up taking a leading role in projects ensuring the team develops into a efficient force to deliver the project on time and on budget.


All consultants  have over 20 years experience. All have first hand experience of wellsite activities.  Many have held senior technical positions in oil companies which is particularly useful when setting up a new team or office. All consultants have a diverse range of skills and worldwide experience gained over many years working around the world on numerous play types including unconventional plays. We have also been involved in North Sea decommissioning studies.

These experts in their field make excellent mentors and can add significant value participating in project Peer Reviews.


Following the “Great Crew Change”, 2015-2017, a lot of very experienced professionals retired from the business. Our experienced consultants can help your young professionals through our mentoring program in Petrophysics and Operations Geology. The consultant works alongside the new / recent hires to develop their skills sufficiently to produce reliable results for the project being worked.

Field Trips

A field trip of the Antrim Coast, Northern Ireland has been put together over the past couple of years to look at the petroleum geology of the Rathlin and adjoining basins. This is a great analogue for Atlantic margin exploration in a part of the world with an outstanding geological heritage.

Links and Downloads

We have made number of useful tools and articles available for download. These can be found on different pages and sub pages on this website.

We have included a number of links to other websites that customers, colleagues, and students should find of value.

Our Facebook page is regularly updated with lots of interesting articles on geology and oil field activity from around the world