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  • Job reference: RMS0120543

Senior Geologist - Exploration

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 19/08/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/08/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, responsible for all aspects of geological input into Exploration and New Business team activities.

At the senior level, the job holder will be expected to work on their own initiative and will be involved in a variety of technically challenging projects.


◦Responsible for a wide range of geological activities, including:
◦Regional evaluations of key play types
◦Prospect and lead generation
◦Probabilistic in-place volume assessment
◦Prospect risking
◦Input to economic evaluations and screening
◦Identification of drilling targets
◦Well planning
◦Works closely with Subsurface team members on multi-disciplinary projects
◦Provides input to new field development plans
◦Participates in peer reviews, and contributes to management and joint venture partner meetings
◦Senior Geologist will take a lead role in:
◦Supporting the Exploration Manager in opportunity identification, ranking and maturation
◦Evaluating third party acquisition opportunities
◦Supervising and co-ordinating activities of other geologists
◦Project management

◦Good problem-solving skills
◦Good communication skills, including making presentations and technical report-writing
◦Proven self starter demonstrating initiative
◦Pragmatic team player

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
◦BSc in Geological Sciences
◦Previous experience in a similar role
◦Proven ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams
◦Up to date knowledge of technological developments, industry initiatives, etc.
◦Familiarity with industry standard software

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
◦Experience of working in an Operator environment
◦Exploration and production geology experience
◦Good understanding of North Sea regional geology
Additional Skills/Requirements:
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