Petrophysicist - Houston

at Petroplan
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted October 18, 2016
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10








United States of America / Houston / North America












We are currently recruiting for a Petrophysicist.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in petroleum engineering, geology, geophysics, or physics, from a recognized and approved program. MSc or PhD is attractive, but not required.
  • Must have minimum of 10 years related experience including at least 7 years in petrophysics.
  • Must have experience with integrated petrophysical studies.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly with specialists in reservoir characterization, core analysis, reservoir management, simulation, drilling, and production engineering.
  • Demonstrated ability to use industry standard petrophysical data processing and interpretation software.
  • Extensive working knowledge of vendor tools and data acquisition practices.
  • Training history of appropriate specialized courses and seminars is expected.
  • Technical publications are valued but in-depth practical experience is paramount.

Duties & Responsibilities
You will be expected to be able to perform the following:

  • Conduct comprehensive petrophysical studies and analyses by integrating logging tool responses, rock, fluid and production data.
  • Act as technical advisor to management regarding best practices for the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and integration of logging data.
  • Design and oversee core and fluid studies to enhance petrophysical models for improved formation evaluation.
  • Develop verifiable petrophysical models for incorporation into static and dynamic reservoir models for volumetric prediction and development planning.
  • Lead and participate in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Represent Saudi Aramco in external technical contacts with consultants, and vendors, etc.
  • Evaluate new logging tools and data acquisition and analysis procedures in terms of cost and technology.
  • Participate in technical societies and technical groups.
  • Mentor and train young engineers.

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