at Fircroft
Location Ghana
Date Posted March 24, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Our Client is one of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in Europe.

The Role:
Senior technical member of sub-surface team responsible for building and updating reservoir models, planning field development activities, planning & monitoring operational activities across Ghana assets.
Input to geological projects and activities, geological studies and regional work and integrate study results in to field development models
Perform & QC of model building and uncertainty modelling to ensure consistent models that are fit for purpose for field development planning. Liaison with reservoir engineers to ensure proper links between static and dynamic work.
Input to field data gathering and reservoir monitoring program.
Present results internally to management and externally to partners. Liaise with partners to resolve technical issues.
Help build and maintain accurate and comprehensive databases of data gathered in conjunction with geoscience team members.
Ensure all work is carried out to appropriate standards and in accordance with company internal processes
Contribute to geological training and mentoring of junior staff and secondees

Geological modelling activities. Work with team geoscientists and PE's to update static models for history matching and forecasting, and for input to reserve evaluation.
Evaluate and communicate geological uncertainties feeding into additional data acquisition plans and capture in uncertainty analysis and reservoir modelling.
Input to planning on infill or further development opportunities, including presentations, well proposals, and well diaries as required.
Align technical activities with business objectives to ensure timely delivery of fit for purpose solutions.
Present recommendations to management, peer reviews and partners.
Mentor Junior and Graduate Geoscientists as required.
Reinforce best practices in geomodelling techniques and Petrel workflows in the office.
Provide high quality geological evaluations, reservoir and well correlations to the Development Team.
Define field data acquisition programmes & field monitoring, including wireline, LWD, coring and fluid sampling in collaboration with other members of the team.
Provide technical guidance and assistance to other teams within company, as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
MSc. level or equivalent in Geoscience subject
Advanced 3D static modelling skills including integration of petrophysics, rock physics, quantitative seismic interpretation, depositional models and reservoir engineering information for dynamic reservoir simulation and volumetric assessments.
Proven broad petroleum geology experience, with specific in-depth experience in oil field development and production geology.
Detailed back ground in turbidite sedimentology
Knowledge of a range of structural regimes and depositional environments.
Experience of international environments
Expert in Petrel geomodelling
Strong operational geology skills and experience.

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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