Reservoir Geologist in Sandefjord, Norway

at Ross Offshore
Location Sandefjord, Norway
Date Posted September 16, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


SandefjordRoss Offshore AS is a leading provider of Consultancy, Engineering and Project Management services for the upstream Oil & Gas Industry. Through our established framework agreements we offer our consultants contract security and access to some of the largest oil companies in Norway. We specialize in the supply of senior-level personnel with proven experience, the latest technical skills and in-depth knowledge within their fields. We hire the best talent in the industry.
For our client we are looking for a innovative thinking Reservoir Geologist with higher university degree in subsurface discipline and minimum 7 years of relevant experience
Application Deadline: 23.09.2019
Start up Date: ASAP
End Date: 31.05.2021 - with possible extension
Work Place: Forus, onshore
Number of Consultants: 1

Position Summary
The reservoir geologist is responsible for performing reservoir geology studies work in relation to development and reservoir characterisation activities, geological modelling and well planning. The position require a good understanding of static modelling and prepare alternative interpretations for the reservoir engineer’s dynamic analysis. He/she will be a key player in the team recommending value adding opportunities for development wells and provide the necessary static input and take responsibility of identify and communicate geological uncertainties.The position holder has to provide extensive geological expertise in all geological aspects of the work to support the development project within a multi-disciplinary team. The reservoir geologist will work in the subsurface team containing 8-10 people. This team is responsible for the well planning activities up to drilling operation starting around February-March 2020.

Main responsibilities

 Lead static modelling activities and ensuring seamless workflows with the geophysicist and reservoir engineer
 Work together with the Driling & Wells team in planning and executing the targets
 Own the static data acquisition plan for the fields in question and provide input to the data aquisition plan
 Present work to the partnership on a frequent basis
 Representing Client in committees for the relevant license
 Support team members so that they achieve to their abilities, consistent with the goals and objectives
 Contribute to quality control of subsurface studies when needed.

Qualifications & Experience

Masters or similar qualification in GeoscienceProficient in using reservoir modelling software, preferably PetrelHands-on experience in drilling complex wellsProven track record or driving business opportunities forward towards sanctionMaster degree or equivalent in geology/petroleum engineering.Minimum 7 years of relevant experience from the Oil & Gas industry, and knowledge of the E&P; business.Strong geological skills.Strong skills and experience in field development projectsExperience in operated ventures.Team player, with ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and to integrate the other subsurface disciplines into a project.Ability to effectively present and discuss results and issues, and to provide the technical base of decisions.Fluent in English (oral and written) and preferably Norwegian language skills

Personal Qualities

Positive and innovative thinkingTeam playerGood communicator, both written and oral

Formal qualifications, skills and experience requirements

 Higher university degree in subsurface discipline.
 Minimum of 7 years' of reservoir geology experience.
 Working knowledge of Geology, Geophysics, Reservoir Engineering as well as Drilling in order to be able to interface with other disciplines in discussions.
 Strong verbal and written communication skills in English (oral and written) and preferably Norwegian language skills.
 Ability to actively seek advice and perspectives from colleagues and leaders within own section as well as contribute to Client's excellence.
 Ability to plan and execute all work safely and efficiently.

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