Senior Explorationist - Oslo, Norway

Location Oslo, Head Office, Norway
Date Posted June 26, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


The Company is seeking an experienced Exploration Geologist to work with a team of geoscientists exploring for hydrocarbons in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Key Responsibilities
  • Identify leads and mature these to be added to the company’s Exploration Portfolio
  • Work up prospects to drillable status
  • Regional play assessments for the process of accessing new opportunities through farm-ins or accessing open blocks
  • Engagement in ongoing geological studies with the corporate subsurface group


Required Qualifications and Experience

Ideally MSc in Geology or Geophysics

  • 10+ year experience in the E&P Industry
  • A generalist with a solid background in carbonate geology and specifically the characterization of fractured carbonate reservoirs
  • Involvement in exploration/appraisal well planning, operations and follow-up
  • Solid understanding of structural geology especially in compressional settings
  • Probabilistic volume assessment and risking
  • Broad experience in different regions and basins, specific experience in Middle Eastern geology is advantageous
  • Comfortable user of Petrel and knowledge of GIS mapping software, preferably ArcGIS
  • Solid knowledge and experience in Petroleum systems analysis is advantageous
  • Geophysical experience: seismic interpretation, well ties & good understanding of velocity modeling
  • Understanding of key carbonate subsurface uncertainties and its impact to the reservoir behavior


Key Attributes

  • Significant technical competency and high standards in quality of work delivered
  • Independent worker, pro-active and self-motivated
  • Strong workstation skills, expertise with Petrel, ability to learn new software
  • Flexible, adaptable, problem solving, resourceful
  • Good interpersonal, presentation, communication and reporting skills (fluency in verbal and written English language), including recognition of local cultural requirements
  • Ability to work in team and across functional groups
  • Initiative and desire to learn and expand within role
  • Moderate business travel required


We Offer

  • Work in an international company with growth ambitions
  • Work with high-skilled team
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Centrally placed offices at Aker Brygge

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