Geologist in KZ-Atyrau, Kazakhstan

at Wood.
Location KZ-Atyrau, Kazakhstan
Date Posted July 19, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Job Accountabilities: Generating and reviewing realistic evaluations of the earths subsurface for development planning purposes through effective integration of multiple subsurface datasets and geological concepts Performing integrated subsurface interpretation in support of field development planning, well planning, well drilling, and post-drill analysis Providing geoscience support for development planning-related Regulatory/ Permitting documentation needs Contributing to the development of pre-drill well proposal documentation and post-drill well results documentation as required by RoK authorities Representing geoscience aspects of NCSPSA field development evaluation and planning to various RoK regulatory and permitting authorities, as appropriateMaintaining an open dialogue with Houston, Atyrau and Astana drilling and engineering personnel to facilitate the safe, efficient execution of development drilling programsSupporting the compilation and distribution of field reports (e.g., TEOKIS, well reports, study results) to appropriate parties in a timely fashion

Skills / Qualifications

Qualification & Experience Requirements:The job holder must have :University Degree in Geology or Geophysics5 years in the petroleum industry, with oil & gas field operations (subsurface)Substantial integrated geoscience interpretation skills (well and seismic-based)Experience in field development planning A basic knowledge of sedimentology, especially conceptual facies modelsUnderstanding of sequence stratigraphic concepts & interpretationExperience in reservoir mapping and characterization (environment of deposition, reservoir geometry, porosity, saturation)Working knowledge of geophysics Working knowledge of overall drilling practices Working knowledge of conventional core acquisition and descriptionFamiliarity with wire line logging techniques and interpretationAbility to generate pre-drill and post-drill analyses and documentation A basic understanding of reservoir engineeringWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)Communication skills, including a good command of the English languageWorking Conditions: • Atyrau, Kazakhstan, 5/2

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