Senior Development Geologist in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at WTS Energy
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted February 17, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


About the job Job Overview: We seek a Development Geologist to join our subsurface team to play a key role in the maximisation of value from subsurface assets. Applicants are invited with a minimum of 15 years industry experience, excellent geological interpretation skills, proven experience in geo-modelling, demonstrated work in field development.   Job Responsibilities: Perform reservoir characterization studies of clastic and carbonate sediments, gas and/or oil-bearing, reservoirs.Integrate geological, petrophysical, geophysical and all geoscience data to create static geo-cellular models.Perform well location assessment, wellbore trajectory planning for highly deviated and horizontal wells, develop subsurface well prognosis estimates. Determine well requirements and data acquisition including logs, cores and other subsurface geological information.Define perforation intervals with the reservoir development team.Estimate in-situ resources, reserves and contingent resources with their respective categories. Ability to work effectively and cooperatively within multidisciplinary teams of other professionals in all aspects of field development, reservoir characterization and reservoir management.Interpretation of core description and conventional core analysis.Perform stratigraphic correlations. Interpretation of logs and its validation using core data. Perform formation evaluation studies by integrating available usual wireline logs, borehole image log, core data and any other supplemental information Requirements Minimum Education: BS Geosciences. Advanced Degree Preferred Major Geology.Solid background in Development Geology and Reservoir Characterization.At least 5 years relevant oil industry experience with some or all with an operator essential.Proven experience in mapping and modelling reservoirs, integrating seismic, log and core data with statistical analysis essential.Comprehensive knowledge of geocellular modelling are a must (geostatistics, rock properties modelling, etc)Candidate should be familiar with: Geoframe/equivalentPetrel or RMSIP/Petrophysic Interpretation tool Enthusiastic when working in a multidisciplinary teamExperience in oil and gas reservoir characterization or development, reserves estimates, core description, petrography, or petrophysics is an advantage.Previous experience of working assets in Nigeria

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