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Wellsite Geologist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 19/02/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
This is a permanent and residential position. The role will report to the Operations Geology Lead.. A tax-free salary and comprehensive benefits package with family status, children's educational assistance and others is on offer for the right candidate.

Standard terms and benefits :
Basic Salary (to be discussed and negotiated during the selection and hiring stage); Housing Allowance; Transportation Allowance; (Option for Married Status): Educational Assistance - full coverage on community schools; Medical Insurance; Flight Encashment; Yearly Performance Bonus; Yearly Increment; ESB; Furniture Grant; Interest Free Car Loan, etc.

- Geosteering of the wells to ensure optimum well placement
- Ensure effective communication between all parties involved in the execution of Geological Operations programs at the well site.
- Ensure Company Drilling representative is informed of all Geological information pertinent to optimize and safe execution of the drilling program.
- Ensure company procedures and contractual terms are complied with onsite.
- Ensure reliability, accuracy, completeness and confidentiality of the data acquired
- Ensure the accuracy of the reporting of all matters related to the operations supervised
- Perform targeted studies when in the office to support the integration of knowledge into the Asset.
- Knowledge of Company HSE policy, rules and procedures (HSE MS) and in particular ISO14001 standard.
- Observance of the company HSE policy, rules and procedures.
- Promotes HSE standards in all wellsite formation evaluation acquisition activities
- Participation to HSE activities and global improvement (e.g. referential, reporting, REX, audits, HSE action plans...) ASSET INTEGRITY
- Contributes to the Asset Integrity initiative by reporting any anomaly, defect, bad practice, lack of equipment, lack of competence that could result in a major HSE incident or loss of production.
- Participates actively, through the interpretation of all available data, in the identification and evaluation of drilling hazards (losses, gains, overpressure, H2S, swelling clays, etc.)
- Takes on site decision to initiate coring, intermediate logging, to continue or halt drilling at casing points, etc., after the approval of Well Geology and Operations Petrophysics Entity.
- Supervise geological operations and various well data acquisitions (mudlogging, logging, LWD, coring), control quality and validate the data.
- Integrates all available data for optimized well steering and adjusts accordingly drilling targets while drilling.
- Performs preliminary interpretation of reservoirs at the wellsite (quality, content), either during or at the end of a drilling phase, to optimize operational decisions.
- Supervises the conditioning, labeling and transportation of all the rocks and fluid samples collected during the course of drilling.
- Ensures the proper communication between the mud logging personnel and the drilling crews, particularly regarding mud pit level monitoring.
- Contributes to the training of junior geologists.
- Uses, improve, and develop specific interpretation techniques.
- Supervises geological operations personnel and ensure that all equipment provided by contractors are in line with the program and contracts.
- Carries out audit and quality control of equipment and services provided by contractors.
- Witnesses operations and communicates on all issues to ensure safe optimized decisions for data acquisition.
- Supervises and ensures regular testing and sensors calibration of Mud Logging equipment.
- Guarantee and validate flow of wellsite data to the base.
- Write up and keep updated all the documents and reports regarding well monitoring and geological operations.
- Take part actively to the write up of the End of Well report.
- When at the base, contributes to any Well geology and Operation Petrophysics activity: well preparation, SQM, experience feedback (REX), write-up of operating procedures, Company and contractor's facilities visits.
- Evaluates and quantifies petrophysical characteristics of the formations and their contents in close collaboration with Petrophysicists.

Profile Required
Qualifications :
- Degree or higher in Geology or related discipline
- Exposure to Operations Geology/Subsurface, Drilling, Mud-Logging, Log acquisition, Quantitative interpretation, Reservoir geology, Structural and sedimentary geology.
- Good communication skills with both internal & external stakeholders.
Experience :
- 3-5 years experience in operation geology.
- Very good written and spoken English.

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