Senior Development Geologist in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Orion Group
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted August 15, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


AberdeenContractOur client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Development Geologist based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities Include:
Work with subsurface and drilling personnel to mature well targets to drill ready status, ensuring the highest quality drilling program is prepared. Support ongoing drilling operations such as MWD/LWD log interpretation & perforation depth selection.
Work closely with subsurface and production optimisation teams in the identification & evaluation of production adding opportunities. Support operations such as intervention log correlation & perforation depth selection.
Develop geoscience work plans for the evaluation of the next phase of drilling targets in the Heather and Dons Fields. To include:
Update current static models to reflect latest views and to incorporate peer/management feedback.
Support and influence ongoing reservoir simulation studies and history matching by proposing alternative geological solutions and updating static models appropriately.
Generate local refinements and alternative model realizations in key target areas.
Review current understanding of the remaining hydrocarbon distribution in the fields and the feasibility of development.
Develop remaining hydrocarbon maps and risk maps. Take a lead role in target uncertainty assessment and risk reviews.
Take an active role in reservoir and management strategy development; provide input to business planning and Field Development Plans to support licence extensions as required.
Present to management, OGA and joint venture partners;
Initiate and participate in peer assists and peer reviews. Seek input from others to ensure high technical standards and integration is achieved in subsurface evaluations.
It is possible that the role will include asset evaluations for Business Development opportunities
Qualifications & Experience:
Degree Qualified in Petroleum Geoscience, preferably MSc or PhD, but BSc will also be considered.
Demonstrable work experience within Petroleum Geoscience, acquired in a variety of North Sea Fields and geological settings.
Detailed knowledge of production and development geoscience methods with a proven track record of successful projects.
Significant work experience with geological software applications (Petrel).
Sound understanding of model building workflows.
Experience of well planning and operations.
Adaptability & agility to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritise workload.

Ability to interpret seismic data to construct structurally and geologically sound geological models.
Working knowledge of petrophysical interpretation and reservoir engineering techniques would be beneficial, as the position involves work within a multidisciplinary team

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 927138.
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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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