GEOLOGIST in Calgary, Canada

at Repsol
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted October 9, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


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Position Overview
The Chauvin Asset Team strives to provide stable oil generated cash flow through a relentless focus on base production maintenance/optimization and low risk infill drilling. Future and/or growth initiatives include evaluating enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and acquisition/aggregation opportunites.

Reporting to the Chauvin Asset Manager, this Calgary based position will support the ongoing operation and development of conventional heavy oil properties in Alberta and Saskatchewan with a focus on managing and optimizing existing assets and evaluating the potential for horizontal or vertical well development. The position requires the candidate to demonstrate strong communication and technical skills, the ability to thrive in a dynamic multi-disciplanary team environment and provides the opportunity to be involved in a range of responsibilities.

Development Planning and Execution
Effectively work as part of a team composed of geoscientists, reservoir engineers, drilling/completion engineers and production operations engineers; taking the lead on geosciences issues and actively taking part in planning and decision making
Correlation and mapping of multiple stratigraphic horizons, incorporating 3D sesimic correlation
Develop reservoir interpretations and descriptions suitable for use in development planning and reservoir simulation studies
Be responsible for building, updating and maintaining 3D geocellular models, incorporating sedimentogical interpretations, petrophysical data and seismic attributes
Work closely with area geophysicist and reservoir engineer to ensure optimal stratigraphic placement and orientation of potential in-fill , development and exploration wells
Identify and permit new well locations to strategically develop well inventory
Submit regulatory applications in support of field development and ensure regulatory compliance
Coordinate wellsite geological duties/operations and ability to deliver wells safely
Generate detailed documentation to support drilling operations, oversee geological operations and provide geological interpretations while drilling

Managing & Optimizing Existing Assets
Evaluate geological risks, conduct volumetric assessments and rank inventory to support reserves & resource estimation
Participate in multi-disciplinary reviews to identify/evaluate workover candidates
Support JV, Land, and Business Development through technical evaluation of land swaps, farm-ins, acquisitions, etc.

Education, Experience, Technical Qualifications
A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Geology
P.Geo. designation
7+ years of petroleum industry experience, with a preference given to those with strong development geology experience in W4M and W3M clastic and carbonate reservoirs
Demonstrated experience working with integrated subsurface disciplines (i.e. petrophysics, geophysics, reservoir engineering and drilling/completions) to deliver projects on tight deadlines/project schedules
Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated experience with PETREL
Skilled in the use of petroeum geoscience software and databases including Accumap, Geographix, and Geoscout
Knowledge of EOR (Enhanced oil recovery) techniques would be considered a strong asset

Candidate Profile
Strong conventional oil geologist with the ability to develop younger pools and assist in production management of mature oil pools
Ability to work with sparse or incomplete data
Flexible and pro-active attitude, see problems as challenges and working towards solutions
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enables effective interaction with cross-functional team members to advance projects and communicate with managment
Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
Strong work ethic and business acumen.
Desire to help create a positive work environment
Ability to work in a dynamic team environment and handle multiple requests
Highly organized, capable of assimilating large volumes of data without losing sight of overall objectives.

Additional Information
Only candidates who are legally permitted to work in Canada will be considered
This position is eligible for a referral bonus
Thorough command of the spoken and written English language is required
Posting closes: October 19, 2018

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