Geologist, Norfolk, UK

at Fircroft
Location Norfolk, United Kingdom
Date Posted July 20, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


The Role:
This role is available in our Southern North Sea gas business. The Geosciences department is a key department within the company as it maintains successful exploration of wells and operations.
This position requires an individual able to thrive in an environment with substantial individual autonomy and who is able to show a strong ability to develop their own pathway to in-depth technical analysis of the various assets within the SNS portfolio. The successful candidate will have considerable freedom to act, with the opportunity to take geological projects from regional basin-wide evaluations through to field and prospect evaluation.
The position will be based in Norwich but will entail some UK based travel to engage with our group level geoscience and UKCS regulator offices in Aberdeen and London.

Key responsibilities include:
Collecting and collating information from historical reports, well data and other sources;
Producing and presenting data via geological and other property maps
Performing detailed geological risk analysis of proposed exploration and field infill targets;
Collaborating with drilling engineers to determine pore pressure past and present to best determine appropriate well abandonment programmes.
Working with Geological software applications, IP, Petrel, REP, ArcGIS of benefit
A high level of Geoscience administrative support
Working closely with internal department including decommissioning activities

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Postgraduate degree with a Geological or Geophysical focus.
Knowledge of Geological software applications, IP, Petrel, REP, ArcGIS of benefit.
Familiarity of probabilistic volumetric analysis techniques.
Experience in oil and gas industry would be of benefit.
Strong written communication skills and report writing skills

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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