Senior Petrophysicist in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

at OMV Norge
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted January 8, 2018
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


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Your responsibilities:
As part of our continued growth aspirations in the MEA region, we are looking for a Senior Petrophysicist to join our MEA hub. Position will be Abu Dhabi based and with possibility for secondment.

Support and actively contribute to petrophysical related activities for MEA Hub (Tunisia, Yemen, Libya, UAE, Iran, Kurdistan)
Evaluate, define and propose the well formation evaluation strategies in order to support the optimization of the field production and maximize the hydrocarbons recovery
Estimate and evaluate petrophyisical parameters (by integrating log, core and dynamic data) for populating static and dynamic reservoir models up to the initialization of hydrocarbon saturations
Plan and prepare, in cooperation with reservoir engineers and geologists, routine & special core analysis (RCA & SCAL) programs to reduce uncertainties in the reservoir description
Identify and appraise main uncertainties of petrophysical content in reservoir models and mitigate their associated risks to business projects and relevant decisions by addressing them with appropriate appraisal measures
Recommend cost efficient logging programs to ensure proper evaluation of drilled wells; coordinate & supervise logging operations and perform quality control to ensure that Contractor delivers according to contract and evaluation objectives are met
Create, maintain and improve the formation evaluation databases, using Data Management practices in order to optimize the engineering, G&G; and integrated studies activities
Contribute on the preparations and presentation of different projects and proposals to the local authorities, partners and headquarters, following the programmed schedules, in order to maintain open communication and receive on time approvals of the formation evaluation programs

Your profile:
Degree in Petrophysics/Formation Evaluation and a minimum of 10 years industry related experience, preferably with an Operator
Knowledge of carbonate (matrix vs vuggy) reservoir and fractured reservoir Petrophysics
Experienced in lab based techniques (CCAL, SCAL, DRA), BHI acquisition and interpretation experience
Fluent in English, Arabic an advantage

We offer you:
Place of work: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Superior: Head of Development & Reservoir Engineering - MEA
We offer an internationally attractive compensation package depending on your experience plus bonus and additional benefits
The opportunity to join an international and fast growing company

Are you interested in joining our team?

Please apply online

OMV is an equal opportunity employer.

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