Senior Operations Geologist in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Cammach Bryant Limited
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted August 27, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Our client is looking for a Senior Operations Geologist for a contract position, based in Westhill, Aberdeen.
The position will be required to work with the teams involved in the areas above and will have extensive experience with North Sea Operations. High levels of well planning and well delivery activity will be the focus of the role and the requirement is for someone who needs minimal supervision. The position will require non-standard working hours including evenings and / or weekend duties

Lead well planning activities for designated areas in conjunction with the drilling team, geoscientists and Business Development in accordance with Company Rules, Guidelines and Procedures;
Ensure timely production of the Well Statement of Requirements (WSOR) and the detailed data acquisition programmed to ensure optimized well planning.
 Ensure contract release orders for relevant services are issued, monitor service quality, conduct technical approval of invoices and compile data acquisition costs.
Interpret or validate geological data while drilling to optimize ongoing operations and limit financial exposure.
Report and communicate interpreted data to Geosciences and Drilling groups.
Ensure Final Geological Reports are prepared and issued in accordance with defined timelines.
Update geological operations lessons learnt databases and provide Return on Experience (REX).
Train/coach/mentor junior Operations Geologists, Operations Geologists and Wellsite Geologists
Apply Company's Health, Safety and Environment Policy and Safety Management System Plan
Guarantees pertinence, quality of data & geological measurements acquired in wells.
Acts as an operational point of contact for geological service companies involved in the drilling of wells and ensures that contracted services are delivered as requested.
Ensures formation evaluation is coherent with the well objectives
Autonomous and rapid integration of well data to facilitate decisions (drilling, coring, logging, testing)
Proper archiving and data management practices are followed


Standalone professional (BSc equivalent or above) in a Geoscience based study with appropriate experience in the Oil & Gas industry.
Excellent communications skills
In-depth knowledge of formation evaluation services, well planning & delivery
Pore pressure prediction and analysis methodology expertise
Gravitas software experience

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