Senior Development Geologist - NZ based Operator

at G&H Solutions
Location New Zealand
Date Posted June 12, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10

Description

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G&H Solutions are partnered with an oil & gas operator in New Zealand to seek an experienced Senior Development Geologist to join their Appraisal and Development team.

This is a unique opportunity for a subsurface professional who is seeking a new challenge in a dynamic, collaborative and thriving environment. The position is predominantly technical based whilst encompassing strategic and leadership involvement. We are seeking an individual who has the ability to take on a role in this capacity, drive technical issues and influence others with sound technical reasoning.

Main Responsibilities:

  • The main objective of the position is to provide leadership and oversight of the static model generation process and reservoir characterization framework for dynamic model simulation.
  • Develop robust geological models and concepts using a sequence stratigraphic approach integrated with 3D seismic datasets.
  • Provide geological oversight to well operations, completions and stimulations, and interface with the engineering and drilling team
  • Propose and deliver wells and recompletions to meet production and resource maturation targets.

Experience Required:

  • Geoscience degree, or higher experience
  • At least 12 years of petroleum industry experience as a Geologist, largely gained from working in an E&P environment and Major.
  • At least 10 years' of development experience, including reservoir characterisation and modelling in a variety of geological settings.
  • Experience delivering the geological aspects of well planning, operations and completions projects.
  • Experience in tight-gas reservoir characterisation and field modelling is desirable.
  • Experience with Petrel modelling software preferred.
  • Familiarity with project delivery methods and assurance processes.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability and desire to coach/mentor the more junior staff.
  • Ability to challenge, query, provide direction and guidance to team members.

The preferred candidate will most likely have experience in an equivalent type role at a Geological Senior / Advisor / Lead / Principal Level.

We are encouraging applicants abroad to apply. Relocation assistance, visa support and a competitive remuneration package is on offer. Specific remuneration / relocation details, office location, client commitments and schedule will be disclosed to interested and suitable applicants. Interviews are commencing soon so please apply immediately or contact us to arrange a confidential conversation.

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