Senior, Geomodeller in United Arab Emirates

at Star Services
Location United Arab Emirates
Date Posted January 18, 2020
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent



Directs and participates in reservoir characterization studies in the assigned field, monitors the interpretation of all available geological data in order to improve the geological models of producing for undeveloped & potential reservoirs.

Builds 3D geological models incorporating reservoir rock typing, structural, seismic, SCAL data and performances uncertainty analyses.

Evaluates geological uncertainties in the subsurface by defining and ranking geological scenarios. Supports reservoir engineers in the simulation studies. Initiates and follows up closely on all geology related studies in new reservoirs carried out by consultants or shareholders in assigned field/concession area.

Develops, directs, and participates in geological reservoir studies aimed at constructing and/or improving geological models. Includes coordinating and defining coring, logging and testing requirements.

Coordinates and checks the preparation of geological requirements and geological predictions of appraisal and development wells.

Coordinates and participates in the preparation of reservoir appraisal sheets. Includes reviewing and evaluating test results.

Participates in the definition of contracted special field testing related to reservoir geology. Includes defining scope of special test required, preparing specifications, evaluating bids and recommending final award and contract features as assigned. Ensures contractors’ compliance with contract terms and schedules and monitors progress and performance through regular activity reports.


Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.

Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective section objectives.


Provide input for preparation of the Department budgets and assist in the implementation of the approved

Budget and work plans to deliver Section objectives

Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control.

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor Degree in Geology, Reservoir Engineering or Petroleum Engineering.

Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

Minimum 15 years related petroleum industry experience as oil company geomodeller, preferably with carbonate reservoirs background and understanding.

Professional Certifications

Course certificates from core area of Petroleum Geology / Geomodelling.


Demonstrated, high-level proficiency of geomodelling software (preferably Petre lTM).

High-level skills in geomodelling workflows, uncertainty analysis, and volumetric estimation.

· Good communication and report writing skills in English

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