Operation \ Geosteering Geologist, Alkhobar, Saudi Arabia

at Saudi Geophysical
Location Saudi Arabia
Date Posted June 20, 2016
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 7


Operation Geologist

Scope of work:
Capable of handling all geological responsibilities associated with drilling operations. This includes, but not limited to, the following:
OpenWorks data management: Creates well headers, loading well data, and prepares well lists, etc.
Well planning: Creates well targets data with reservoir and drilling engineers, and hence, generates well trajectories and loading the directional data in OpenWorks.
Preparesgeological prognosis including but not limited to tops, cross sections, correlation panels, identifying any geological risks and contingency issues/planning and finally ensures acknowledgements of the program by other parties
Monitors and geo-steers all types of wells both in office or onsite when needed
Updates grids/maps in light of the new drilling information obtained from active wells to help optimizing wells objectives. This should be done by using landmark software Package such as ZMAP or StratWorks.
Clear understanding of operational drilling activities and their implications.
Capable and willing to be involved with 24 hour operational activities with regards to tracking wells and making decisions in wellbore tack adjustments due to geological issues. This includes interacting with a Geosteering Operations Center.
Performsthe wells evaluations while and post-drilling, such as final correlations, mapsand grids for both structural, stratigraphic, and fluid limits mapping using Landmark Software as mentioned below.
Clarity and well understanding when communicating with other parties involved in the drilling activities
Perform development geology studies that help in planning and modifications of operation plans
Performs all WAP(Well Approval Package) requirements from initial WAP to the spud of the well

a- B sc. in geology is a minimum required degree
b- Experienced as operation geologist (7 years as minimum) that covers practical experience in drilling operations, coring and logging
c- Software experienced in LandMark( ZMAP, StratWorks, Wellbore Planner..etc)and/or Geoframe (modeling experience is an advantage)

Who Can apply, candidates from the following countries: North America , South America, Europe, New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Nigeria, any of the previous USSR republics.


Geosteering Geologist\Specialist:

Job description: Geosteering Specialist shall perform geosteering activities and analysis of geological field data which include, but are not limited to the following:
a. Regional subsurface mapping.
b. Interpretation of analyzed geological data.
c. Such other services as client may require relating to geosteering and geological analysis including, but not limited to, development of related computer programs.

d. Perform real time drilling monitoring & real-time data analysis from MWD / LWD, real-time image, formation evaluation e.t.c.


a. Degree in Geology / Geosciences/ Petrophysics / Petroleum engineering.

b. 7+ years of relevant professional experience with the oil industry; either in the operator's company or well logging service company.

c. Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentations skills and English language fluency.

d. Understanding of geophysics, geology, petrophysics, LWD and directional drilling.

e. Broad knowledge of LWD and Wireline logging technologies and applications

f. Have a geosteering experience with triple combo log.

g. Experience with LWD or Wireline borehole image interpretation.

h. Good understanding of drilling operations.

i. Experience with real-time operations and familiar with rig operations and vendor logging systems

j. Experience in drilling horizontal wells and geosteering

k. Effective in a multi-discipline team environment - creative and collaborative in problem solving

l. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

m. Must be able to work in the shift hours.

Who Can apply, candidates from the following countries: North America , South America, Europe, New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Nigeria, any of the previous USSR republics.

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