Senior Geologist Reservoir Geology and Petrophysics in Москва, Russia

at Statoil Russia AS Branch
Location Москва, United States
Date Posted March 20, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The SKN team will operate the North Komsomolskoye (NK) test and pilot.

NK is a large oil and gas field operated by a joint Rosneft Statoil team (SKN).

The team will be responsible for the subsurface part of the North Komsomolskoye (NK) test and pilot, and for the subsequent full field development evaluation and decision.

The senior geologist shall contribute to build an excellent multidisciplinary petroleum technical team

Provide geological expertise for SKN

Perform geological evaluation, build reservoir modelling and participate in well planning, execution and evaluation of results.

Prepare reserves estimates and do necessary reporting.

Ensure proper quality control both from Rosneft and Statoil as well as relevant institutes

Location will be in Gubkinsky for first 2 years.

Some field visits and visits to institutes may be required

The Line manager will be at the Statoil Moscow office.

Master or PhD in geology

Minimum 5 years industry experience

Experience with geological modeling

Good geological knowledge

Experience in working with some of the main Russian oil and gas companies

Some experience with seismic interpretation is beneficial

Strong technical skills, ability to work well with others and a desire to make a

difference on potentially significant impact opportunities

Solid experience and skills in geological modeling

Capable to work with a large amount of data, and present and work with stakeholders, both internal and external

Excellent software skills. Knowledge and ability to work with RMS and Petrel

Personal Qualities
Ability to work in a multicultural environment and with diverse business cultures.

Effective communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment

Strong interpersonal skills

Well-structured work practices


Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Flexible and a team worker


Ability and willingness to teach others

Commitment to Statoil ethics and HSE standards

Enthusiastic about Statoil’s value

Ability to live by our safety and security expectations.

We Offer
We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Statoil wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General Information
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.

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