Senior Geologist- Brownfield in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Fircroft
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted December 18, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


ContractThe Role:
Responsibility for all geology work scope covering a number of other Non-Operated assets and the prospect portfolio. Responsibility for supporting Exploration activities across the UK sector as required.

The scope primarily covers Exploration Lead and Prospect Evaluation delivering studies, interpretations and geological models to be utilized in Basin Screening, Play Fairway Analysis, Regional Geological Analysis, Prospect Evaluation- Generation. It also covers Static Reservoir Model Building, Appraisal, Resource Estimation and Well Planning.

Providing assistance in the assessment and review of all geological aspects of the work conducted by our partners in our Non Operated Assets. They will support the Team Leader and work collaboratively with Reservoir Engineers, Geophysicists and Petrophysicists.

Analyse, QC and make interpretations of geological data including core, log, biostratigraphy, geochemistry, seismic output and analogues from Partners.
Prospect generation and evaluation including risk analysis and reserves estimations (deterministic and probabilistic).Analyse data for licensing rounds and provide input to the Exploration StrategyEvaluation of exploration opportunities (farm-ins, data rooms and screening of opportunities etc.).Scouting and analysing data for regional studies to help future plans and identify areas of potential interest.Work with reservoir engineers, geophysicists and petrophysicists to build/maintain/update static reservoir models.Identify areas for improving geological data and make recommendations for further data acquisition or study work. Engage with external providers to ensure delivery of high quality productsProvide input to data gathering strategies and pre-drill data packagesAnalyse documentation and input to well proposals, decision support packages, FDP's, etc.Prepare relevant parts of well programmes in partnership with drillingSupport operational decisions through incorporation of latest well data to the reservoir model during drilling operationsConduct post-well analysis and reportingProvide input to the Prospect Inventory and Licence Database managementParticipate in Peer ReviewsPresent to management and joint venture partnersActively participate in partner meetings, both operated and non-operated

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Educated to degree level in geology or similar discipline.
A strong understanding of geoscience concepts, to include structural, facies and sequence stratigraphic analysisExperienced in static reservoir modelling techniques and software including PetrelStrong understanding of key geological uncertainties and quantification of theseExperienced in deterministic and probabilistic volumetric calculations using GeoxBroad experience gained in a variety of depositional settings and basinsExperience of field appraisal programmes and development planningPeer Review experience

About Fircroft:
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