Development Geologist in Brisbane, Australia

at Origin Energy
Location Brisbane, Australia
Date Posted December 1, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Brisbane QLDLead geological modelling and interpretation for CSG field asset development
Assess reserves and support well packages for appraisal and development activities
Brisbane based role (with occasional site travel) based

Working for us
At Origin we have a strong purpose and values that challenge us to find the answers to the big energy questions. Every person that works with us helps us reach that goal. If you bring good energy to Origin, you’ll get it in return. A challenging career. An exciting industry. And the support to grow and explore your potential.
The Role

This position provides detailed geoscience analysis, modelling and interpretation to optimise the future development of the Condabri, Talinga and Orana Asset (CTO) asset to assess reserves and resources, and to support current operations and developments. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Development Geologist to lead geological interpretation and static modelling to optimise the future development of Origin's CTO asset.

The key activities include:

Construction and updating of static models to align with the reserves process, dynamic modelling and development plans
Overseeing and mentoring static modelling techniques and outputs within the CTO asset
Quality controlling the geological data for the use in building static models and reserves assessment
Recommend and justify appraisal activity such as core wells and horizontal drilling to support future development de-risking and resource assessments
Future well location planning in conjunction with a variety of teams to delivery APLNG’s coal seam gas (CSG) exploration, appraisal and development drilling programs

Is This You?

To succeed in this role, you will be a clear and confident communicator with the ability to deliver key technical messages across the organisation and influence critical development, appraisal and resource assessment outcomes. You will recognise that an optimal outcome is a balance between various, at times conflicting drivers, and that to get the balance right you need input from other disciplines and teams.
Significant experience in oil and gas operations, exploration/development and mudlogging
Static modelling experience (10+ years) with industry standard software packages (e.g. Petrel)
Degree in relevant discipline preferably a major in Geology or Geophysics
Knowledge or awareness in well planning and operational requirements and procedures
Awareness or knowledge in regional play analysis through the application of geologic and geophysical concepts. Knowledge of how to identify areas of greater prospectivity
Knowledge of other subsurface disciplines, including reservoir engineering, petrophysics, geophysics, well design, geophysics, etc
Knowledge of other subsurface disciplines, including reservoir engineering, petrophysics, geophysics, well design, geophysics, etc)

A great team to join
It's an exciting time to join Origin. Together we’re powering a cleaner, smarter energy future for Australia and beyond, always looking for better ways to deliver for our customers – and for our people.
Origin’s Integrated Gas business plays a critical role in powering our future, as a leading gas producer for Australian and international markets. We’re also exploring for natural gas reserves to develop as a future energy source. We focus on being an efficient, low-cost operator of unconventional gas to meet the growing demand of high value gas and LNG customers in Australia and Asia. We need passionate and forward-thinking people to join us, who are committed to a zero-harm safety culture, managing risk and driving culture change.
Origin. Good energy
At Origin, our focus is on getting energy right for our customers, communities, and planet. Because we know it’s up to us to shape the future of energy. Today, we serve more than 4.2 million customers, are one of the most significant energy producers in the country and listed in the ASX Top 50 companies.
For more information contact: Matthew Lant - 03 8627 9027, quote Requisition ID: 74269

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