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Development Geoscientist

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Egypt
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/11/2011
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The Company:
My Client is a majr Oil & Gas Company in Africa.

The Role:
This job position is for a development geoscientist responsible for identifying drilling opportunities to support an active development drilling program.
The candidate must have both geophysical and geologic skills, and be able to interpret 3D seismic data and incorporate geologic data and production data to generate drilling opportunities in both mature fields and new developments. Integration skills are critical for this position.
Responsibilities will include generating seismic interpretations, geologic maps, and generate prospects.
Experience using Petrel would be beneficial. Must be able to work well as part of a multi-cultural and multi-discipline team.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

•Produce and maintain current detailed 3D seismic interpretation and geologic maps at the field scale over a number of producing oil and gas fields.

•Maintain field scale well correlations for use in mapping and the understanding of producing reservoirs.

•Generate drilling opportunities and evaluate risk and volumetric assessments.

•Produce detailed 3D geologic models for use in development planning, volumetric assessments and reservoir simulation.

•Oversight of geologic operations while drilling and logging wells.

•Effectively work as part of a team made up of geoscientists and reservoir engineers, drilling engineers and production engineers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Candidate Requirements:

•At least ten years industry experience with some prior experience in either a major or mid-size E&P company

•A track record of generating successful development drilling opportunities

•Strong integration skills (seismic, log data, production data)

•Experience interpreting 3D seismic data in poor-data / structurally complex areas

•Ability to generate geologic maps (structure / reservoir)

•Experience generating static geologic models for use in volumetric calculations, well planning, or simulation

•Must have basic formation evaluation skills for clastic reservoirs.

•Experience with reserve assessments

•Ability to work within tight time-frame

•Ability to work easily as part of a team (reservoir engineering, drilling, facilities) and interface effectively with national staff

•Fluent in English and possess excellent written and oral communication skills
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