Geologist - Interpretation & Integration in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

at BP
Location Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Date Posted December 18, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Role synopsis
The Trinidad Region produces approximately 2.1 bcfd of gas (~55% of the country’s demand), underpinned by nearby existing upstream infrastructure, established midstream operations and long term gas sales contracts in the Region. The Trinidad Shelf exploration team has kickstarted a five well ILX programme with the successful Savannah and Macadamia wells in 2017, building on strong regional understanding of the Columbus Basin shelf fairway and supported by an in-depth lead sweep on the Phase 1 Ocean Bottom Cable seismic dataset. With an active well planning campaign, we continue to push the technical limits for seismic data with plans for further state-of-the-art processing to continue the search for additional exploration segments around our existing fields to maintain our gas contract supply. In addition, we have recently acquired a Phase 2 Ocean Bottom Node dataset in the northern area of the basin and plan to initiate further lead sweep work with our partner.The team is seeking an experienced Geologist to support ILX well planning, ongoing lead sweep and prospect inventory updates, as well as bid round analysis in the broader Trinidad offshore acreage. The role requires an integrated geologist with experience in exploration common process and offers the opportunity to work in a fast-paced gas value chain business including new access evaluations, infrastructure led exploration prospecting/drill out and possible resource appraisal. The candidate will also be responsible for maintaining in-depth knowledge of competitor activity, fostering/developing stakeholder and partner relationships and monitoring regulator strategy with respect to exploration.
Key accountabilities
Responsible for integrated play description and prospect inventory within the Trinidad Shelf area with updated understanding from new data/ exploration activityInterpretation of existing 3D OBS seismic data and any future re-processed products across the Shelf area in support of integrated reservoir descriptionsSupport to the Exploration, New Well Delivery (NWD) and GWO teams during the planning and execution of ILX wells in the Area.Delivery of shallow water and deepwater bid round evaluation.Coaching and mentoring of less experienced staff as well as self-directed technical work overseen and assured by the exploration function and discipline leads.
Essential Education
University Geoscience degree
Essential experience and job requirements
Applicants must have strong integrated exploration skills, supported by broader subsurface knowledge, including:Strong 3D seismic interpretation skills, preferably with experience mapping in paralic environments and normal fault regimesStrong background in well log interpretation and integrating geological interpretation products with seismic attributes such as spectral decomposition.Experience in delivery of exploration and appraisal products such as exploration TAMs, risk matrices and probabilistic volumetricsMethods for assessing uncertainty & risk and products for input to resource estimation.Experience of working with JV partners and commercial analysis would be beneficial.Coaching & mentoring of less experienced staffProven track record of delivery, high level written and oral communication skills
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
Desirable criteria & qualifications
Relocation available
Travel required
Negligible travel
Is this a part time position?
About BP
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