Senior Petrophysicist in Muscat

at Shell EMEA
Location Muscat, United States
Date Posted December 16, 2019
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Company description:Shell in Oman has been a partner in the countrys remarkable development and progress over the last several decades. In Shell, we have been providing pioneering technologies and expertise in the energy industry and creating value for the community that we have proudly been long part of.Job Description:Purpose The Senior Petrophysicist Operations will be part of a team of Petroleum Engineers and Geoscientists responsible for the maturation of well proposals and well functional specification and the evaluation of subsurface data in support of data acquisition operations for exploration, appraisal and development drilling in Oman. The Senior Petrophysicist Operations will be responsible for the petrophysical work for well delivery planning and operations, and report into the Well Delivery Team Lead. Key Accountabilities: Deliver petrophysical interpretations of offset wells in support of well location selection and drilling related subsurface risk assessment.Take full ownership of the data acquisition programs i.e. wireline logging programs, coring (both full-bore and sidewall), as well as sampling.Follow drilling and wireline logging operations and perform quick-look interpretation feeding into operational decisions.Manage sample gathering, transport and evaluation by third parties. This includes both core material and PVT samples.Ensure compliance to relevant corporate Subsurface Design and Engineering Practices.Ensure corporate Petrophysical standards and procedures are upheld and adhered to.Ensure integration of petrophysical work with other subsurface disciplines.Ensure the integrity and quality of petrophysical data in the corporate data base in line with corporate standards and procedures.Advise on planning, progress and quality of petrophysical work, including effective staff utilisation.Be a key contributor to identification and maturation of hydrocarbon opportunities and operational activities.Identify requirements for data gathering to optimize integrated hydrocarbon maturation.Pursue application of appropriate (new) evaluation (& data acquisition) technologies.Coaching more junior Petrophysicists. Job Requirements:Minimum Bachelors, preference MSc University Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Geology or equivalent.Minimum 12 years experience in the upstream oil and gas industry.Extensive experience with well delivery and Petrophysical operations.A sound grasp of the latest logging tools, Petrophysical technologies and software packages (e.g. Techlog).Experience working with different logging and coring vendors. Exposure to Value of Information methodology.Experience conducting LWoP (Logging While on Paper) exercise and Service Quality Meetings. Demonstrated coaching/mentoring capability. Broad knowledge of evaluation of all subsurface disciplines.Knowledge of log, core and test data integration.Knowledge of reservoir properties uncertainty assessment and link it to data acquisition plan.Knowledge of well and reservoir surveillance and operational experience is desirable.Experience with tight gas and/or unconventional developments will be desirable.Experience with Technical Data Management an advantage.Strong team player with corresponding inter-personal skills.Ability to motivate and influence individuals from a variety of backgrounds.High degree of achievement drive and initiative.Proficiency in English.Disclaimer:Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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