Production Geologist in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

at Shell APAC
Location Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Date Posted December 3, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Company description:Shell is a global leader in power, energy, and gas technology and is working to meet increasing energy demand and supply challenges by delivering smarter products and cleaner energy, infrastructure, and by developing new energy sources while addressing the impact on the environment. Malaysia is one of Shells heartlands. The history of Royal Dutch Shell in Malaysia started more than 125 years. Today, Shell maintains a strong multi-faceted presence in the country through our longer-term investments, innovation-sharing, and impact to local communities. We helped pioneer Malaysias oil and gas industry and fuelled its growth. We discovered Malaysias first oil onshore, then took the industry offshore, and most recently into the technically-challenging depths of Deepwater. Shells strong retail network fuels the journeys of millions of Malaysian motorists every day. In fact, Shell is even able to offer one of the most differentiated fuel and lubricant products, some of which were pioneered right here in the country. We fuelled the ambitions of Malaysians: whether the generations of retail business partners; thousands of Shell scholars over the years; young entrepreneurs from our LiveWire programme; or Shell staff and alumni who are Malaysian luminaries today. Shell continues to be one of the top employers in Malaysia with thousands employed in our upstream, midstream and downstream businesses, as well as in our service and support functions.Job Description:Make a DifferenceIf you are a Production Geologist with experience in subsurface evaluation work in a variety of geological settings and skilled in the range of production geoscience activities from well planning to field development planning, together with operational experience, then this role is for you. Whats the role?The Production Geologist in a multi-disciplinary petroleum Engineering team with up to 5 Production Geologists, you will be responsible for the Production Geology work content and quality, in each project/study. You will, as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, contribute to reservoir prediction, optimally locating development wells with accurate predictions of their HC drainage and associated uncertainties.You will ensure full seamless integration with the other subsurface disciplines and surface as appropriate. Taking responsibility for integrated team deliverables such as FDPs and well proposals, in line with the discipline control assurance framework. Provide Production Geological input to well planning and execution, well and reservoir management, reservoir performance reviews, surveillance plans, and other Well, Reservoir, Facility Management (WRFM) activities:Develop sector-scale and full-field static models, integrating regional geological data, seismic data, sedimentological models, structural geological models, petrophysical and reservoir engineering data. Update these models with new data as they become available.Ensure integration of Production Geosciences work with other subsurface disciplines.Advice on planning, progress, and quality of Production Geosciences work and contribute to overall technical and economic evaluations of exploration & production opportunities.Ensure usage of state-of-the-art evaluation technologies, e.g. the companys proprietary software.You will ensure the integrity and quality of Production Geosciences data in the corporate databases in line with corporate standards and procedures.Provide Production Geological input to reserves identification and maturation.Involved with and responsible for the scoping of new projects and accompanying project framing.Ensure compliance to Discipline Engineering Practices and Production Geosciences standards and procedures are upheld and adhered to by the team and best practices are followed where applicable.Stepping up to provide leadership to Production Geosciences in the team and ensure effective collaboration, motivation, and competence development.  Play an active role in cross-functional, asset, peer and technical reviews and provide an area of expertise support.Contribute to the development of departmental plans and work methods.Job Requirements:What we need from you: At least 8+ years experience in Production Geology and related subsurface evaluation work in a variety of geological settings.Fulfills or exceeds the job competency profile requirements for an experienced Production Geologist, with a level of knowledge in Seismic Interpretation and Time-depth conversion.Involvement in the formulation, construction, and execution of field development plans and participation in integrated field studies and reservoir modeling exercises and a high level of appreciation of the impact these field studies have on field development and business decisionsVersatile in the application of static reservoir modeling techniques (and tools like PETREL; JewelSuite) to a range of reservoirs and integrated reservoir problems and skilled in the range of Production Geoscience activities from well planning to field development planning, together with operational experienceAble to timely deliver high quality, self QCd, well documented technical work.Demonstrates drive, resiliency, enthusiasm and can-do, open-mind attitude. A strong sense of team-based values is essential. Working closely with the surface, commercial and project execution teams; prioritizing a demanding and varied workload; integrating understanding and links with other disciplines; providing fit-for-purpose and integrated technical solutions.Demonstrable ability in leading, coaching and developing less skilled members of the skill pool.Disclaimer:Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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