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Personnel on a drilling rig vary greatly depending on the size of the rig, type of rig, and the type of well being drilled (directional vs straight, extended reach, etc). A list of the most common rig personnel is as follows:

    * Company man
    * Derrickhand
    * Directional driller
    * Driller
    * Geologist
    * Rig Electrician
    * Rig Medic
    * Rig Mechanic
    * Rig Welder
    * Mud engineer
    * Mudlogger
    * Measurement while drilling operator
    * OIM
    * Roughneck (Driller's Offsider)
    * Roustabout
    * Tool Pusher
    * Motorman