Explorationist - Oslo, Norway

Location Oslo - Corporate Office, Norway
Date Posted June 14, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Job description

DNO is seeking a junior level Exploration Geologist to work with a team of geoscientists exploring for hydrocarbons in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify leads and mature these to be added to the company’s Exploration Portfolio
  • Work up prospects to drillable status
  • Regional play assessments for the process of accessing new opportunities through farm-ins or accessing open blocks
  • Engagement in ongoing geological studies with the corporate subsurface group

Required Qualifications and Experience

Ideally MSc in Geology or Geophysics

  • 5+ year experience in the E&P Industry
  • Prospect evaluation and maturation
  • Probabilistic volume assessment and risking
  • Understanding of structural geology especially in compressional settings is an advantage
  • Preferably a background within carbonate geology and fractured carbonate reservoirs
  • Comfortable user of Petrel and knowledge of GIS mapping software
  • Geophysical experience: experienced in seismic interpretation and some well-tie experience
  • Understanding of key carbonate subsurface uncertainties

Key Attributes

  • Good technical competency and high standards in quality of work delivered
  • Can be mentored but is able to learn quickly and grow in the job
  • Pro-active worker and self-motivated, has the desire to learn and expand within role
  • Willing to take on a variety of tasks
  • Strong workstation skills, expertise with 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 in team and across functional groups
  • Moderate business travel required

We offer

  • Work in an international company with growth ambitions
  • Work with high-skilled team
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Centrally placed offices at Aker Brygge


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