Senior Geologist in Glenside, Australia

at Beach Energy Limited
Location Glenside, Australia
Date Posted May 30, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Dynamic Oil and Gas ASX Listed Company
Adelaide based
High performing team
The Opportunity

We are looking for a talented Geologist to undertake the technical analysis of exploration and development projects and opportunities to make effective and informed recommendations to Beach Management.

The role of Senior Geologist is part of the Exploration and Appraisal department and reports to the Manager Exploration and Appraisal - Western Flank Oil with responsibility for:

Providing analysis of geological information associated with exploration and appraisal prospects and play types.
Integrate geological evaluations as part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure all data is considered when making recommendations.
Building collaborative relationships with joint venture partners.
Mentoring junior members of the geoscience team, ensuring that they broaden and develop an appropriate skill set.
Help create seriatim of prospects and leads to assess the potential of acreage or to prioritise drilling portfolio candidates.
Undertaking geological evaluations of existing fields to contribute to planning the optimised development of Beach’s production assets.
Provide reserves estimates for existing fields and exploration prospects utilising probabilistic methods and deterministic scenarios to optimise the allocation of budgeted funds.
Preparing well proposals and monitoring the drilling of wells to ensure stakeholders have a clearly communicated well plan.
Evaluating gazettal and new venture opportunities, as required, ensuring appropriate opportunities are recommended to enhance Beach’s portfolio.
Evaluating prospects and leads supplied by the Operator for areas where Beach is non-operator.
Aiding in the evaluation of field development plans submitted by the Operator for fields where Beach is a non-operating joint venture partner.
Participation in presentations to peer-review groups and joint venture parties, as required, to assess potential of acreage, plan exploration programs and review drilling results.
Proactively contribute to the continuous capture and management of all subsurface and associated data, including historical data, to maximise availability & value for analysis.
Ensure data standards and flows are developed and maintained such that they are evergreen.
Assist with other tasks reasonably required by Beach management as required.
Essential selection criteria
Tertiary qualification in Geology.
Extensive experience in the petroleum industry.
Extensive and broad knowledge of exploration and development geoscience.
Well-developed knowledge and understanding of wireline log interpretation.
Understanding of petroleum economics.
Basic knowledge of reservoir engineering to aid multidisciplinary communication.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
Demonstrable ability to prioritise work and meet demanding schedules.
Proficient in MS Office.
Desirable selection criteria
Previous experience in onshore Australian sedimentary basins.
Experience in planning horizontal well development.
Working knowledge of geosteering project planning and execution.
Knowledge of a range of reservoir types, plays and depositional systems.

About Beach Energy

Beach Energy is a proud Australian oil and gas company with a strong pioneering history. Formed in 1961 and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 1962, Beach Energy is an oil and gas exploration and production company that has grown to become Australia’s largest onshore oil producer with a major gas business having operations in South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, Queensland and New Zealand.

Our portfolio of strategically located oil and gas assets positions us for further growth. Beach Energy’s sensitive approach to the environment, commitment to supporting the communities in which we operate, and sponsorship of local organisations all point to a thriving culture. We are committed to providing a diverse, satisfying and fulfilling workplace for all of our people. We value Safety, Creativity, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork.

How to Apply

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This is an outstanding career opportunity with a leading Oil and Gas ASX Listed Company, enjoy an exceptional work environment within a highly experienced team in a highly respected and progressive company.

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