Senior Exploration Geologist - Aberdeen

at Raeburn
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted August 3, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Contract


Our client is currently recruiting for a Senior Exploration Geologist on a contract basis in Aberdeen.

Purpose Statement:
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary asset team, the Senior Exploration Geoscientist provides a wide range of geological/ geophysical support and technical advice/ to the exploration team

Reservoir characterisation of prospects via the use of wireline logs, core, regional data & analogues.
Basin evaluation & play fairway mapping.
Evaluation of new business opportunities.
Formulation and execution of agreed technical programmes for each asset/ Licence.
Geological/geophysical input into new business opportunity evaluations.
Calculate volumetrics (STOIIP, GIIP) and reserves for fields and prospects.
Prepare relevant parts of well programmes in partnership with geophysicists, drilling and reservoir engineers e.g. preparing well paths.
Assist in preparation of exploration, appraisal and development programmes.
Prepare and present material, taking the lead as required internally and to third parties e.g. OGA/JV partners
Assess subsurface risk for opportunities.
The Senior Geoscientist will take a lead role in many of departments activities/projects and will also supervise and co-ordinate the activities of other team members

Knowledge and Qualifications:
Bachelors or MSc Degree in Geocience/Petroleum Geology or related discipline

Essential Skills:
Background expertise in structural geology or stratigraphy or sedimentology
Skilled in Petrel and ArcGIS
Wireline log / formation evaluation interpretation skills
Skilled Excel, PowerPoint, word user
Strong communication / presentation/ writing skills

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