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Well planning geologist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baku
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/02/2014
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The Role:
Role synopsis Our Client invites the professionals to be a part of Company New Wells Delivery Team (NWD) as a Well Planning Geologist to work in Baku. The role of a Well Planning Geologist requires an experienced professional with a demonstrated track record of delivering detailed subsurface plans for wells including all requisite front-end loading including risk analysis, trajectory evaluation, overburden description, target description, and writing geological documentation in the form of a Statement of Requirements (SOR). The role will involve substantial input and geological oversight of an active development drilling program in the Caspian Sea, and the individual will help to deliver one rig line of activity.
Key accountabilities As Well Planning geologist, your main responsibilities will be as following, but not limited to:
• Ensure that the planning and execution of wells meets Company standards and practices at all times by working with peers in resource, drilling, and completions.
• Describe subsurface risks in the drilling of new wells and develop risk reduction plans with cross functional teams.
• Develop comprehensive well evaluation / data acquisition plans to support the resource team’s objectives to appraise the subsurface uncertainties, risks, and mitigations necessary to underpin successful development schemes; including value of data statements
• Deliver the Well SOR by completion of geological work, and compiling data and information on other disciplines.
• Provide operational support during well execution. Contribute to key decisions on the well.
• Input into the subsurface model, update post-well.
• Complete Sub-surface end of well reports, including lessons learned and input into Non-Productive Time (NPT) analyses. Share learning and work with teams to reduce NPT.
• Provide mentoring of others in areas of expertise

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential Education - Relevant Geoscience Degree
Essential experience and job requirements - Minimum 3 years of experience as a geologist in oil & gas field
Other Requirements (eg Travel, Location) • Excellent communication skills with proven success working with multidisciplinary teams
• Ability to work in a challenging environment and deliver to tight deadlines
• Proficiency in work related software packages. Good computer skills.
• Strong level of English (written and verbal)

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Desirable criteria & qualifications • Experience working in western oil companies.
• Strong commitment to Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), and proven track record in this area of operations.
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