Operations Geologist in Stavanger, Norway

at Aker BP ASA
Location Stavanger, Norway
Date Posted February 12, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


We are looking for senior operations geologist, operations geologist and graduates.The objective of the role is to participate as geologist with operations geology knowledge in the planning, operational and post operational work of drilling a well. Issues should be identified and, where possible, anticipated and positively managed to ensure that all interest groups are able to meet their objectives The position will act as liaise between Exploration/Subsurface group and the Drilling organization in all phases of the drilling of a well, bringing people together and making sure that issues are dealt with and objectives achieved. A key area is to supervise subsurface personnel at the well site e.g. well site geologists during drilling of the well.You will work closely between Subsurface and Drilling Teams and reporting to Operational Engineering Manager.
Provide support to the subsurface and drilling teams during all phases of drilling operations, supervising and supporting the well site teams through drilling operations. QC of morning geologic reports and geological well data.Accountable for providing and presenting subsurface drilling hazard assessments and geological programs at pre-spud meetings as well as facilitating both ad-hoc and routine office operations meetings.Providing up to date analysis of integrated geological data, as well as ensuring transfer of all well data to the office databases, partners and authorities as required.Holding regular service quality review meetings with service providers and contractors to drive improvement, ensure issue close out and propagate "lessons learned" understanding throughout our operations.Responsible for leading the permitting process in regards to the authority submittals and co-ordinating well evaluation processes with the sub surface & drilling teams.Solid pore pressure prediction and detection skills are beneficial.One candidate will start supporting one of our rigs at Valhall and one will start support Transocean Artic which currently is drilling in the Alveheim area. Over time there will be an opportunity to move between our many rigs and gain experience from everything from Exploration drilling to P&A; operations
Geology and/or Petroleum subjects.University Geology Degree.Minimum 7 years of relevant experience for senior positions, Additional education in computer science would be favourable.
College / University, Master's degreeMaritime / Offshore subjectsMaths/Stats/PhysicsUniversity Geology Degree
Personal qualities
Proactively seeking advice from others and share own experiences within and outside group. The candidate must be a clear analytical thinker a patient team player and an excellent communicator who can make things happen.Good interpersonal skills. Contribute to make the Drilling and Subsurface team a good and fun place to work.Ability to operate within time constraints and make well informed decisions using available data.Have the drive to develop world-class team.Good presentation skillsGood knowledge of the English and Norwegian language.
We offer
Full or part time (%): 100%

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