Prospect Geologist in Saudi Arabia

at Orion Group
Location Saudi Arabia
Date Posted June 25, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


You will have a good understanding of clastic and carbonate depositional systems in tectonically active basins, and experience in structural geology from rift basins, active rift basins and salt tectonic basins.

As the successful candidate you will be skilful in 2D and 3D seismic mapping (especially with low quality data) from prospect to regional scales, and have experience of prospect generation with a track record of prospect deliveries.
As the successful candidate you will have a bachelor's degree in geology or a related science. An M.S. in petroleum geosciences or a higher degree is preferred.

You will have 10 years or more of industry experience with a major international oil company or other industry leading company.
Work as a consultant to management, and act as a technical expert to assigned professionals as needed to satisfactorily perform work assignments.

Develop ideas, create plans, and organize projects or specialized studies in area exploration, technical services, or in reservoir characterization to realize corporate objectives.

Conduct applied research within your area of specialization to provide new means of solving geological problems.

Prepare oral and written reports to present the results of studies for review by management.

Analyse regional stratigraphic and structural framework to determine potential and risk of future prospective regional trends.

Utilize interdisciplinary data, build integrated earth models to improve visualization, optimize drilling and help Reservoir Simulation and Reserves groups.

Attend meetings and conferences related to your specific geological discipline to ensure that the most current methods and techniques are applied to provide solutions to problems encountered in Saudi Arabia.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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