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19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Assist scientists in the use of electrical, sonic, or nuclear measuring instruments in both laboratory and production activities to obtain data indicating potential sources of metallic ore, gas, or petroleum. Analyze mud and drill cuttings. Chart pressure, temperature, and other characteristics of wells or bore holes. Investigate and collect information leading to the possible discovery of new oil fields.

Geological and Petroleum Technicians (broad occupation)

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians (minor group)

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations (major group)

List of SOC Major Groups

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Last Modified Date: October 26, 2009