Production Geologist - New Plymouth, New Zealand

at Todd Energy
Location New Plymouth, New Zealand
Date Posted May 18, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 8


You'll have a proven experience in contributing to a team with your geological insight and analysis to provide input into reservoir management activities.  You like the idea of working in a small but fast paced team where and you're motived by taking charge of your career, supporting your team and getting results.

We are Todd Energy, a New Zealand owned organisation with diverse interests and a leading oil & gas explorer for over 70 years. Todd Energy has ownership in a number of facilities that are responsible for over 80% of New Zealand's hydrocarbon energy production. You can learn more about us at:   We are in a growth phase with lots of exciting opportunities on the horizon.

Our Location
Our Development team is located in New Plymouth and not far from our producing assets.  New Plymouth was recently voted Best Medium-sized Town in the World by a variety of surveys. It's a place where you can enjoy a 10 minute commute and still live in the country. It's a province with a great mixture of Arts, Great food and outdoor activities on our mountain or at one of our stunning beaches!  Visit to find out more about living and working in Taranaki.

The Role
To be successful in this role you must have:
• A geoscience degree, MSc or higher experience.
• At least eight years general field production and operations experience.
• At least five years reservoir modelling experience in geologically complex and diverse structural and stratigraphic settings.
• Experience in producing and modelling tight-gas reservoirs.
• Familiarity with reserve evaluation, reporting and documentation to the industry standards
• Experience in assessing the impacts of aspects of geology on field behaviour, including uncertainty analysis and management.
• Experience in reservoir characterisation
• Experience in the use of standard mapping/modelling software applications
• Good cross-discipline understanding of reservoir engineering and dynamic field behaviour.
• Knowledge of geomechanical process and modelling techniques.
• Knowledge of petrophysical interpretation techniques.
• Wellsite and operations geology experience.
• Knowledge of real time data monitoring and geo-steering.

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