The Best of Both Worlds: Experience and Innovation

MCWL is an established service company with a fresh and innovative foothold in the future.

Welcome to MCWL Paladin Geological (MCWL)

MCWL began in 1990 as a mud logging company and has since grown into a leader in all facets of formation evaluation services. In June 2020, MCWL joined forces with technology powerhouse, Paladin Geological Services. Our mud logging and geosteering options are greatly enhanced by our real-time and laboratory geochemical expertise. We are the leading edge of technological advances and dedicated to cost-effectively providing the highest quality services to our clients in every basin of the U.S. and internationally in both onshore and offshore drilling.

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 MCWL Team

Mud Logging

Our loggers are all experts and our technology fits any need an operator might have from basic to advanced, scientific mud logging.


Our extensive experience in all facets of horizontal drilling has created a core competence that our clients have trusted for many years.


We have the world’s first field-deployable stable carbon isotope ratio analyzer coupled with a gas chromatograph.

News & Events

For Immediate Release

Mid Continent Well Logging and Paladin Geological Services Join Forces

Norman, OK – MCWL and Paladin Geological Services have announced today that they are partnering together. The two companies have a combined experience of over 35 years in the industry. MCWL, having been in the business for 30 years and Paladin for 8, they are both excited to… [Read More]

Karma Doescher Reaches Geosteering World Cup Finals!

MCWL Paladin’s Very Own Karma Doescher Reaches Finals!

We would like to congratulate Karma Doescher on reaching the 2020 Geosterring World Cup Finals! She did excellent work, beating out hundreds of others and we so proud of her! She is an amazing asset to all of MCWL Paladin’s clients and is already looking forward to next years competition.