Development Geologist in Oslo, Norway

Location Oslo, Norway
Date Posted November 19, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Dokkveien 1
0250 OSLO
DNO ASA is a Norwegian oil and gas operator focused on the Middle East-North Africa region and the North Sea. Founded in 1971 and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, the Company holds stakes in onshore and offshore licenses at various stages of exploration, development and production in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, Norway, Oman, the United Kingdom and Yemen.
Development Geologist
DNO is a Norwegian oil and gas operator focused on the Middle East-North Africa region and offshore Norway. Founded in 1971, DNO is Norways oldest oil company and holds a leading position in terms of reserves and production in the Kurdistan region of Iraq with average production of 117,600 barrels of oil equivalent for the last quarter. The Zagros mountains in Kurdistan are home to some of the largest undeveloped hydrocarbon reservoirs in the world where the reservoir rocks consist mostly of fractured carbonates.

DNO has four active rigs in Kurdistan, of which one is at the Peshkabir field, two at the Tawke field and one at the Baeshiqa license. The Peshkabir field on the Tawke license is currently within completion of its phase 2 development and has ramped up production to over 50,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) from six wells. All within less than 18 months after commencement of operations.

Due this appraisal success at the Peshkabir field, DNO is seeking to appoint an experienced development geologist. The roles main objective will be to build and maintain the reservoir models belonging to DNOs main producing and to be developed assets. The development geologist will be joining an international and dynamic team alongside experienced, skilled and motivated colleagues. The position will be based in DNOs Oslo headquarters within a subsurface team focused on development and exploration projects of the DNO assets in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

Key Responsibilities
Construct 3D reservoir structural and property models
Integrate new wells, geological, geophysical, petrophysical and dynamic data into the reservoir model
Volumetric calculations
Post well geological evaluation for appraisal to development wells
Oversee field development geological activities and contribute to improving field subsurface understanding
Engagement in ongoing geological studies with the corporate subsurface group

Required Qualifications and Experience
MSc in Geology or Geophysics
Preferred 10+ years experience in the E&P; Industry
Specialist in static reservoir modelling, with a profound understanding of different 3D modelling techniques, uncertainty analysis and workflows
Experienced with reservoir characterization, including integration of: well logs, image logs, dynamic data, seismic interpretation and core descriptions
Understanding of key carbonate subsurface uncertainties and their impact on reservoir behavior
Experience with seismic interpretation in compressional settings

Key Attributes
Strong workstation skills, expertise with structural and petrophyscial modelling software Petrel, ability to learn new software
Flexible, adaptable, problem solving, resourceful
Good interpersonal, presentation, communication and reporting skills (fluency in verbal and written English language), including recognition of local cultural requirements
Ability to work independently, in team and across functional groups
Initiative and desire to learn and expand within role
Moderate business travel required
The role is based in the DNO headoffice in Oslo.

Please ensure that you apply with a PDF version of your resume.

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Stillingsnummer: 0312-2018-11-219 (Oppgis ved kontakt med NAV) Kilde: Overført fra PAM annonsemottak
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Oslo, Norge
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