Geomodeller in Lagos, Nigeria

at Sahara Group Limited, Nigeria
Location Lagos, Nigeria
Date Posted April 30, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


LagosPurpose Statement:
To develop reliable subsurface reservoir models and provide field life update for the reservoirs that make the development Plan and development Drilling and Completions.
Key Deliverables
Build and update static earth and reservoir models, the essential member of well planning, field development activities, planning & monitoring operational activities across company's asset locally and internationally
Input to geological projects and studies and integrate study results in to field development models
Perform model building and uncertainty modelling to ensure consistent models that are fit for purpose for Well re-entry plans, well intervention plans, Exploration and development drilling, and is essential for Full Field Development planning. Primary Liaison with Senior Reservoir engineer to ensure proper links between static model and dynamic model work as well work and drilling progress.
Provision critical input to field data gathering and reservoir monitoring program
Present results internally to management and externally to partners (government and other third parties). Liaise with partners to resolve technical issues.
Help build and maintain accurate and comprehensive databases of data gathered in conjunction with Geoscience team members.
Evaluate and communicate geological uncertainties feeding into additional data acquisition plans and capture in uncertainty analysis and reservoir modelling.
Prepare supporting documentation on infill or further development drilling opportunities, including budgets, presentations, well proposals, well AFE's and well diaries as required.
Align technical activities with business objectives to ensure timely delivery of fit for purpose solutions.
Reinforce best practices in Geomodeling techniques and Petrel workflows in subsurface/Geoscience team
Provide high quality geological evaluations, reservoir and well correlations to the Development Team.
Define field data acquisition programs & field monitoring, including Wireline, LWD, coring and fluid sampling in collaboration with other members of the team.
Provide technical assistance to other Subsurface team members
Property Modelling at Expert Level
Structure Modelling Knowledge of Stratigraphy and Structural Architecture within the Niger-delta Plays at expert level
Volumetrics Computations at Expert Level
Uncertainty Analyses
Core Log Integration for Reservoir Modelling
Knowledge of Log Interpretation and Integration with Geologic Models
Geostatistics in reservoir Modelling
Integration and collaboration with other discipline inputs to the Model
Seismic Interpretation and Log Interpretation Skills
Minimum Qualification/ Experience:
B.Sc Geology, Geophysics, or Petroleum-Geoscience,
Minimum of 10 years of core experience in Geomodeling / Production Geoscience / Static Modelling experience
Strong working knowledge of Petrel and / Or CMG/Jewel Suite
Personality Traits:
Ability to adapt to operational environment
Ability to work under pressure
Knowledge of applicable safety standards and procedures.
Good team player
Must be a quick thinker
Must possess good analytical and decision making skills
Critical thinking,
Ability to interpret complex data
Working Relationships
Petroleum Engineering Manager
Internal and external stakeholders
Regulatory bodies
Production Operations Manager

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