Exploration Geologist in Norway

at Aker BP ASA
Location Norway
Date Posted August 23, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Fornebuporten, Building B,
Oksenøyveien 10
Aker BP is an exploration and production (E&P) company with exploration, development and production activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Our vision is to create the leading independent offshore E&P company. Measured in production, Aker BP is one of the largest independent oil companies in Europe.
Aker BP operates Valhall, Ula, Ivar Aasen, Alvheim and Skarv field centres. The company has a world-class project portfolio, including partnership in Johan Sverdrup.
The company has major growth ambitions on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, and has identified potential within the portfolio to lift oil and gas production to 330 000 oil equivalents per day after 2023.
Aker BP is targeting further opportunities for growth and value creation through exploration and merger and acquisition activities.
The company has around 1400 employees distributed at our facilities offshore, the head office at Fornebu outside Oslo and branch offices in Stavanger, Trondheim, Sandnessjøen and Harstad.
Aker BP is owned by Aker ASA (40 %), BP (30 %) and other shareholders (30 %).
Exploration Geologist

Aker BP Exploration is looking for candidates with a drive to solve challenges, see opportunity where none are obvious, ability to understand and integrate information outside of discipline. Are you able to work efficiently with other specialist and formulate new concepts within technology or hydrocarbon plays? This is exploration in Aker BP. Unlocking remaining resources in the mature areas on the NCS requires new perspectives and innovation brought forward by improved cross discipline work processes. These will challenge established exploration concepts and provide the new prospects and discoveries close to existing fields and infrastructure as well as in frontier growth regions.
You will join an ambitious exploration team with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. Our ¿one team¿ organisation has high expectations towards deliverables on your behalf and on the delivery of your business unit. Aker BP provides the opportunity to work with specialists within geology, geochemists, petrophysicists, advanced seismic imaging, geophysical specialists and data scientists among others. Exploration at Aker BP has a high activity level maintaining a large portfolio of licenses and prospects throughout the entire NCS besides being engaged in technology development and digitalisation.
Duties and responsibilities
All principal tasks are related to prospect identification and assessment.
Generalists and specialists are all encouraged to apply with competence in all or parts of activities below.
Coordination and execution of geological work in exploration licenses and access to new acreage
Planning and execution of geological data acquisition
Prospect identification and evaluation, volume and risk assessment
Evaluation of well data and stratigraphy Integration of well data, seismic and geophysical work for the evaluation of play model, GDE, prospect or discovery
Coaching and mentoring of junior staff
Good communication skills to external parties and upper management
Ability to effectively work and integrate across the subsurface disciplines
Continuously build on our corporate knowledge base for new innovative prospect generation
Competence required:
Interpretation and analysis
Proven E&P track record or significant contributions
Minimum M.Sc. and geophysical experience within oil and gas exploration or production
Education level
College / University, Master / Phd grade
Personal qualities
Good analytical skills and critical thinking, capable of individual problem solution
Seeks self development, and coaches others to improve their skills
Match organisational values such as being Enquiring, Responsible, Predictable, Committed and Respectful
Requirement for language proficiency in Norwegian and English (both written and verbal)
Work locations



Erik Syrdalen, VP Exploration - Access & Play Innovation, erik.syrdalen@akerbp.com

Fornebuporten, Building B, Oksenøyveien 10
1366 Lysaker

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Key information:
Employer:Aker BP ASA

Reference number:3894243276
Percentage of full-time: 100%

Application deadline: 05/09/2018

Stillingsnummer: 0219-2018-08-487 (Oppgis ved kontakt med NAV)

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