Operation Geologist in Doha, Qatar

at Orion Group
Location Doha, Qatar
Date Posted March 21, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Are you looking for a new opportunity with a one of the largest Oil & Gas operators?JOB TITLE: Operation GeologistACCOUNTABILITIES:Ensure that all aspects of well design, well placement and formation evaluation, from early planning, execution, acquisition, receipt and interpretation of the data, for all operated wells (Fields and Exploration), are coherent with the well objectives and that achievements yield value-for-money.Ensure that all aspects of Formation Evaluation (FE), from early planning, execution, acquisition, receipt and interpretation of the data, for the wells the job holder is assigned to, yields value for money, under the supervision of the Head of Subsurface Operations Geology.Acting as main operational point of contact internally and for all geological service companies involved in the drilling of wells and ensuring that contracted services are delivered as requested.Maintain vigilance and guarantee safety in all operated activities related to geological services.Ensure the consolidation in patrimonial database and archives of the well related geological and petrophysical interpretations and ensure their fast performance to facilitate decisions (drilling, coring, logging, testing, production, well abandonment…)Frequently important operational decisions may be taken without consulting management if situation is considered to be within the area of expertiseJOB DIMENSIONS:The strategy for well preparation and well operation follow up together with the evaluation of the geological formations drilled have a significant impact of the safety of the well and the economics / global cost of the Al Shaheen Field .Approximately 5% up to 10% of the global costs of the wells correspond to services related to geology and to the evaluation of the formations/reservoirs drilled.The impact can be significant on OPEX, and in some cases may results in being forced to re-drill a well in case of poor geosteering, bad monitoring of drilling and geological parameters or in case of wrong interpretations due to a poor data acquisition,ACTIVITIES:1. HSEDemonstrate personal commitment to the HSE Policy.Maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant Statutory and Company HSE standards.Actively participate in Company safety awareness and initiative schemes.Ensure BOSIET and all required certifications are valid.2. Well Planning ActivitiesParticipate in well planning activities for designated areas in conjunction with the drilling team and R&G people in accordance with Company Rules, Guidelines and Procedures;Prepare and ensure timely production of the Well Statement of Requirements (WSOR) and the detailed data acquisition programmes to ensure optimized well planning.Prepare operational procedures, and guarantee their application at the rig site to ensure offshore geological operations best practice;3. Activity performance, reporting and supervisionEnsure geological operations are conducted in conformity with HSE rules, procedures and best practices.Coordinate geological operations activities ensuring their pertinence, efficient implementation and quality, whilst optimizing costs to provide a timely completion of work to an acceptable technical standard.Ensure contract release orders for relevant services are issued, monitor service quality, conduct technical approval of invoices and compile data acquisition costs.Interpret or validate geological data while drilling to optimize ongoing operations and limit financial exposure.Steer and optimize well placement to access greater well productivity.Report and communicate interpreted data to RGS and Drilling groups.4. Quality Control, petrophysical & geological Interpretation, final reportingEnsure quality controlled data are acquired, analyzed and synthesized as a Log Composite Digital (LCD) in a timely manner, before transfer to patrimonial database.Perform basic petrophysical interpretations (quick-look) in conjunction with the Petrophysicist.Prepare Final Geological Reports in accordance with defined timelines.Update geological operations lessons learnt databases and provide Return on Experience (REX).Transmit information related to the wells to archives and patrimonial databases.Initiate or conduct studies that can bring added value to well interpretation or enhance operational efficiency and monitor and report on progress.QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Bachelor of Earth Sciences minimum (or equivalent).Independent stand-alone professional with subsurface degree and relevant experience including wellsite and office based operational skill base, and a good geological and petrophysical background;An in-depth knowledge of all aspects of formation evaluation services and their risks, well placement and steering techniques, pore pressure techniques and methodology;Ability to understand all the elements of a multi-disciplinary team;A confirmed specialist in operations geology with potential to evolve to another professional discipline, such as geology/petrophysics/reservoir.Our role in supporting diversity and inclusionAs an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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