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Senior Development Geologist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Bangkok
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/12/2016
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The Role:
Position title: Senior Development Geologist

Geological Data Interpretation & Reservoir Mapping
• Provide input to geological and reservoir models.
• Produce field reservoir maps over key reservoirs, including gross and net sand thickness, net to gross, porosity, and Sw.
• Collect and analyse development well geological data.
• Development and exploration well correlations.
Prospect Generation and Evaluation
• Identify hydrocarbon plays, leads and prospects within specific field areas.
• Use geological and geophysical data interpretation to assist other team members and reservoir engineers to define appraisal strategies, field development plans, by-passed hydrocarbon pay, infill well targets and enhanced hydrocarbon recovery programs.
• Determine hydrocarbons-in-place by volumetric calculations, and provide input for reserve reports and certification.
• Evaluate all leads, prospects, and development well targets and assist geologists and reservoir engineers to produce a portfolio of proposed exploration and development wells.
• Analyse prospect risks and propose a ranking scheme to help determine a drilling program.
• Present proposals for drilling to management and partners.
• Identify future data requirements to help better define and upgrade identified leads and prospects.
Government Relations
• Assist geologist/geophysics team in preparing block commitment reports.
• Make presentations to DMF regarding prospects and post well reviews.
• Assist with compilation of well proposals.
• Collate documentation and assist HSSE Department with EIA reports and presentations to DMF.
• Provide budgetary input regarding coring, special core analysis, petrography and other similar outsourced work.
• Mentor, train teach junior staff and non-geo-staff in geological and geophysical techniques.

Knowledge: A degree in Geology or Geophysics and knowledge of interdisciplinary geosciences. An advanced degree is preferable. A thorough knowledge of geological and physical principles and seismic interpretation. A mathematical background is important.
Experience: 15 years plus experience in hydrocarbon development, most of which gained in an Oil and Gas company working as a geoscientist. The holder should have considerable experience in development geology, reservoir mapping, seismic interpretation, prospect generation and evaluation, and should have participated in drilling many wells.
Skills: Observation, pattern recognition, analytic, visualisation, and data interpretation skills. IT skills and project management skill are also beneficial. An ability to work well in a team, combined with flexibility and adaptability are essential. Good communication skills and an ability to express ideas clearly both orally and in writing are also important.

Working knowledge of stratigraphy, structural geology, petrophysics, seismic interpretation, play & prospect generation, evaluation and well design, using appropriate software.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, Contact Ben Edwards at Fircroft on + 66 2 653 2947 (ext 102)
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