Geologist in Aberdeen / Dyce, United Kingdom

at BP
Location Aberdeen / Dyce, United Kingdom
Date Posted July 10, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Aberdeen / DyceJob profile summary:
Responsible for supporting the provision of subsurface assurance and guidance for the development and production of reservoirs, using sound technical knowledge to ensure robust subsurface description and clear articulation of the surface uncertainties and risks of the field to underpin project advancement.

Key Accountabilities

Participates in technical studies that underpin a sound understanding and appropriate geological description of reservoirs, ensuring quality of modelling for uncertainty analysis and alternative scenarios.
Provides the necessary geological support for recommended drilling and well work activities, liaising on well objectives and data acquisition consistent with field development plans.
Develops well evaluation and data acquisition plans to assist in the appraisal of subsurface uncertainties, risks and mitigations, ensuring that the geological understanding, description(s) and toolkit enable the identification and evaluation of production enhancement opportunities.
Builds and uses appropriate geological tools and models, ensuring they are maintained, documented, and used to support the relevant activities.
Provides input into management presentation and reports, as required, and participates in technical discussions with management and the wider subsurface and geoscience community to share best practice and coach less experienced geologists.
Complies with BP’s Code of Conduct and models BP’s Values & Behaviours

Job Advert:
Essential Education:
Geology Degree

Essential Experience and Job Requirements:

Strong track record of delivery and experience working in integrated multifunctional teams
Highly motivated and good at identifying opportunities to create value
Experience of contributing to field integrated subsurface description (ISD)
Experience of both reservoir management and new well delivery
Experience of building and working with geocellular models

Desirable Criteria:

Experience of deepwater turbidite systems
Contribution to Hopper development
Ability to work collaboratively with partners
Experience of working with a Major Project and/or GPO Experience of infrastructure led exploration processes
Experience of delivering high cost wells
Experience of resource management and reporting

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