Senior Petrophysicist in Doha, Qatar

at Occidental Petroleum
Location Doha, Qatar
Date Posted December 10, 2017
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


The Petrophysicist works closely with Reservoir Management Team and Function to identify, develop, and execute economically successful development projects for OPQL.

The Petrophysicist works within cross functional teams, sharing best practices knowledge for petrophysical applications and evaluation processes. The Petrophysicist will provide consultancy in all aspects of open and cased hole log applications and interpretation, advanced core analysis and technical support for logging service and coring service contracts. Mentoring of new Petrophysicist, summer interns and other disciplines is also required.

Plan and Execute Logging Programs for Development of OPQL.
Interpret and Analyse both Open and Cased Hole Logs.
Provide Petrophysical Analysis and Data Integration During Pattern and Well Reviews.
Perform Data Integration: Core, Log, Image, Pressure, Injection Profile Logs and Production to validate well performance.
Evaluation Cement Bond Logs
Pick Perforation Intervals.
Select completion zones based upon pet-com data integration.



Minimum education - Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Geosciences or Engineering Discipline

Professional/Technical Knowledge/Experience

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in function of Petrophysical Engineering.
Operational experience with horizontal well planning.
Must possess broad petrophysical knowledge of both clastic and carbonate reservoir systems analysis utilizing classical petrophysical techniques.
Possess knowledge of major Petrophysical software packages applied in the industry for well and reservoir interpretation and possess database management skills.
Familiarity with advanced methods of post core retrieval handling and has strong analysis techniques.
Demonstrated ability to design logging programs in complex reservoir systems, maximizing data acquisition.
Experience in Electrical Image Interpretation.
Experience in Production Log Interpretation is a preference.
Must be willing to work in integrated teams and have the ability to interact effectively with geoscientists and reservoir, operations, drilling and facilities engineers.
Good in communication & interpersonal skills.
International experience dealing with host country technical authorities.

Professional/Technical Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Membership to engineering or geoscience professional association is a plus.

Team Skills and Competencies

A team player.
Good business acumen.
Strong focus on delivering results.
Sound, prudent, and timely decision making skills.
Good verbal (English) and written communication skills.
Self-starter with a strong desire to deliver superior results.
Capable of working with and developing a team spirit with a diverse team.

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