at Hobark International
Location Lagos, Nigeria
Date Posted April 21, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10



  • Carry out all geological work required for the timely execution of designated projects in an efficient and cost effective manner, according to agreed technical specifications and standards.  The scope and schedule of activities is to be agreed with the Head Subsurface, and updated in bi-weekly progress reviews
  • Develop scenario based geological models and realisations, incorporating relevant aspects of other disciplines to support field reviews, FDPs and ongoing drilling activities for the purpose of maximising hydrocarbon recovery by identifying in-fill and development opportunities
  • Identify and evaluate infill and appraisal upside potential in designated projects and provide fully descriptive geological static models for well planning purposes and for use in dynamic simulation
  • Consult and interact with other disciplines as appropriate for the optimisation of interpretations, models, plans and reports
  • Prepare detailed well proposals according to the schedule in consultation with colleagues
  • Provide technical / operational advice while drilling, maintaining up-to-date well progress data, subsurface maps and geological data
  • Measures progress against the schedule at regular bi-weekly reviews
  • Participates in formation evaluation contract strategy and contract bids to ensure the most cost effective and technically sound approach is adopted
  • Identify areas where the acquisition of additional data would be an economic method of reducing geological risks and uncertainties
  • Develop well-integrated depositional environments to support 3D geological modelling
  • Actively participate in coring and coring evaluation and description activities and supervise contractor
  • Provide necessary technical support to and interface with colleagues in other disciplines in the Technical Department
  • Provide functional advice and quality control to operational and study geologists
  • Provides mentoring to less experienced staff as appropriate
  • Applies rigorous data management procedure
  • Supervise, mentor, motivate and develop team members
  • Ensure adherence to government statutory regulations in all matters relating to geological activities


  • Minimum of ten years' experience in development geology, including exposure to well-site operations, petrophysics, seismic interpretation, formation evaluation, reservoir engineering and geological modelling
  • Knowledge/proficiency in the use of SAP
  • Extensive computer skills in using Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) plus other software pertinent to the work performed would be advantageous
  • Degree in Geology or any  related Field
  • SPE or any related professional qualification will be ideal

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