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  • Job reference: RMS0117422

Development Geologist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Geneva
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/04/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/05/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Over the years, our client has evolved from a young pioneer into an established international oil and gas, exploration and production company focused on Africa and the Middle East.
Our client’s assets are located in Nigeria, the Joint Development Zone of São Tomé & Príncipe, Gabon, Cameroon and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, comprising an excellent combination of oil and gas reserves and exploration opportunities. The Company now holds a wide variety of licensed blocks.

The Role:
• To provide geological support to ensure that the maximum value is being derived from the sub-surface assets.
• To mature opportunities
• To manage reserves through accurate and consistent risk and volumetric assessment
• To support drilling operations
• To contribute to detailed field development
• To carry out all geological work required for the timely execution of designated projects in an efficient and cost effective manner,.
• To provide necessary technical support to, and to interface with, colleagues in other disciplines in the Technical Department and affiliated
Operating companies.
• To identify and evaluate infill and appraisal upside potential in designated projects
• To provide fully descriptive 3-D geological static models for well planning purposes and for use in dynamic simulation.
• To consult and interact with geophysicists, reservoir engineers and other disciplines as appropriate for the optimisation of interpretations,
models, plans and reports.
• To prepare detailed well proposals according to the schedule in consultation with appropriate colleagues and specialists in APS, APD(N)L
and other companies.
• To provide functional advice and quality control to operational geologists employed by the Group's affiliated Operating Companies.
• Provide mentoring to less experienced staff as appropriate

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• At least 8 years experience in deveopment geology, including exposure to wellsite operations, petrophysics, seismic interpretation,
formation evaluation, reservoir
engineering and geological modeling.
• Development experience in West Africa, preferably with an operating company is an advantage
• Must have worked in integrated teams.
• A minimum of a BSc in Geology, Sedimentology, Structural Geology or in a relevant geological discipline.
• A Masters Degree in Geology or relevant subject is an advantage
• A high level of competency in reservoir geology and modelling (3D static sedimentology and diagenetic modelling, structure modelling, and
drilling operations), with involvement in exploration, appraisal and field development activities, preferably with an operating oil company
• Experience in using geomodeling software. Proficient use of PETREL is an advantage.
• A good understanding of risk, uncertainty analysis

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