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  • Job reference: RMS0125574

Senior Geologist - Exploration

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stavanger
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/02/2014
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The Company:
Our client is one of the UK's leading power and gas companies - generating electricity, and retailing power and gas. One of the world's largest investor-owned power and gas companies. They employ around 12,000 people in the UK and more than 79,000 globally, making them one of the worlds largest and prestigious energy/oil and gas specialists.

The Role:
• Technical evaluations to progress our client's appraisal, development and production activities in assets and fields located offshore Norway.
• Scope ranges from reservoir building, volumetric assessments, support for operational activities and participating in screening of new business activities.
• Deliver quality contributions to relevant decision points.
• Apply specialist knowledge to discussions with partners to influence work programmes and key decisions.
• Provide input to other project teams and individuals within the department to ensure that specialist skills and experience are appropriately shared and leveraged across the
organisation. The work is conducted in a co-located multi-disciplinary team including colleagues in geophysics, well operations, petrophysics and reservoir engineering.
• Application of subsurface evaluation methods including geological correlation, geological/reservoir mapping and 3D reservoir characterisation and modeling, as input to Field
Development Plans and Reservoir Management strategies.
• Ensuring that uncertainties inherent in data and interpretation are properly communicated and the effect of these uncertainties on results is understood.
• Identification and characterisation of risks & inputs to resource estimation.
• Preparation of both deterministic and probabilistic GIIP and STOIIP estimations. Focal point for Contingent resources, with input to the annual Reserves reporting process.
• Well-site geological operations and data acquisition (mudlogging, LWD/wireline logging, coring etc.).
• Representing our client in reservoir committees for Operated or Non-Operated licenses.#

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• The ideal candidate will be a professional with a sound technical background, and 10+ years of experience in E&P. Required
• Familiarity with the geology & tectonic history of the Barents Sea, Norwegian Sea & North Sea. Required
• Familiarity with 3-D seismic interpretation techniques. Required
• Ability to quantify risk & uncertainty and to understand the impact on the project. Required
• Proven ability to generate ideas and mature them through to decision points. Required
• Degree in geology or geophysics at MSc or PhD level. Required
• Knowledge of geophysics, petrophysics, reservoir engineering and petroleum engineering disciplines. Required
• Effective mentor, distills knowledge, and leverages internal &/or external networks. Required
• Good team work skills & ability to integrate within a multi-disciplinary work environment. Required

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