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  • Job reference: RMS0112459

Senior Petrophysicist

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: St. John's
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/07/2012
  • Time left:
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    (10/07/12)
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, seeks expertise for their mega-projects in Eastern Canada.

First consideration will be given to residents of Newfoundland & Labrador.

The Role:
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Specific responsibilities will include:

-Consulting with team members, leading to the design and documentation of cost-effective Logging While Drilling (LWD) and wireline data acquisition modules in pre-drill documentation packages.
-Engaging with the local regulatory body regarding data acquisition programs and guidelines, at the planning stage and operationally.
-Co-ordinating with service company representatives and logistics staff to schedule the onshore/offshore movement of the petrophysical tools and staff needed to carry out approved logging programs.
-Monitoring of LWD and wireline log data acquisition. Reviewing data at an early stage to identify any quality issues or re-acquisition requirements. This may include remote supervision via real-time viewing software in the office, by directly supervising these operations on the rig, or sourcing and directing a logging witness to carry out this function.
-Carrying out operational petrophysical analysis as needed for defining subsequent well operations.
-Reviewing finalized well log data provision by service providers, and identifying and communicating any deficiencies back to the provider. Signing-off on service company invoicing for logging services utilized.
-Conducting detailed petrophysical analysis with finalized data that is consistent with current team methodology. Providing petrophysical plots, analysis curve digits and summation products as needed by other team members.
-Communicating the results of technical analysis to internal staff and management as well as external partners.
-Maintaining and enhancing personal professional development through evaluation of the latest technological trends, advancements and innovations in reservoir description and management; self-directed through technical reading, webinars, and courses.
-Championing data stewardship within the Subsurface group. Creating guidelines and standards for petrophysical database.
-Providing mentorship and guidance to junior staff related to log analysis, data stewardship and pressure interpretation.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
-A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Geoscience or Physics is required.
-Eligibility for Professional Geoscientist or Engineer status with the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland & Labrador (PEGNL).
-Minimum 10 years' experience working as a petrophysicist in the oil and gas industry.
-Good knowledge of wireline and Measurements While Drilling (MWD)/Logging While Drilling (LWD) logs as well as formation evaluation.
-Current competency in an industry-standard petrophysical package.
-Medical (Physical) Requirements/Standards: May be required to occasionally travel/work offshore, therefore the successful candidate must obtain and maintain medical clearance as well as the necessary training

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
-A Master of Science and/or Ph. D.
-Prior experience working with the geology of offshore Eastern Canada.
-Strong ability to understand and appreciate the potential of undeveloped assets.
-Experience as a logging engineer and in acquisition and analysis of petrophysical data from offshore environment.
-Excellent knowledge of clastic sedimentology, stratigraphy and structural geology.
-Experience with geophysics, biostratigraphy, reservoir characterization and development planning.
-Demonstrated computing skills including Linux, Unix and PC based applications.
-Competency in Geolog and/or Techlog petrophysical software.
-Strong communication skills are required, as is the ability to work collaboratively with co-workers in the Subsurface team, the drilling and completions groups, and external organizations such as service companies and regulatory agencies.
-Desire and ability to coach and mentor junior geoscientists within the team.
-Proven ability to work in a team environment
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