Senior Petrophysicist in Sunbury, United Kingdom

at BP
Location Sunbury, United Kingdom
Date Posted July 7, 2019
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


SunburyJob profile summary:
BP is currently seeking a senior Petrophysicist to be based in Sunbury, UK. We are looking for individuals who have expertise in petrophysical evaluations with strong integration skills, both technical and non-technical, supported by broad subsurface knowledge. Experience with Russian style well log interpretation is essential, and a proven ability working within small multi-disciplinary teams with cross discipline knowledge is required.

Experience in conventional reservoirs, both clastics and carbonates, ideally with skills in microbial carbonates reservoir characterisation; strong well log interpretation skills across all vintages of Russian and Western logs, including advanced logs is essential. The candidate should also have experience in data acquisition design and execution; volumetric assessments and uncertainty estimation and analysis.




Broad experience in open hole well log analysis
Experienced in carbonate petrophysics
Experience in Russian style well log interpretation
Proficiency in reservoir characterization, core to log integration of rock properties and core-based rock typing analysis is required. Experience in conducting core-integrated petrofacies analysis is highly desired
Experienced with advanced log analysis and integration: image log facies analysis and integration with seismic facies, and NMR log processing
Skilled in formation pressures and fluid sample data analysis, and have a detailed understanding of rig operations, mud gas, and advanced cutting analysis
Experience with resistivity modelling software i.e. UTAPWels is advantageous
Working knowledge of reservoir quality prediction, including basic petrography, Touchstone software and diagenesis is highly desired
Experienced in providing ranges of petrophysical parameters for uncertainty analysis and alternative scenarios, and contribute to the development of risk management plans
Provide operational petrophysical support to wells drilling within areas of responsibility
Ability to successfully interact with representatives of other disciplines, internal teams, vendors, partner companies, foreign governments, and work well in integrated teams is required
High proficiency in Techlog
Excellent database and data management skills required
Spotfire / PowerBI analytics experience advantageous

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The candidate is also expected to possess
Experience of working with multiple teams across multiple basins
Experience within an integrated team and working in isolation in a technical centre
Proven track record of delivery – meeting objectives and delivering on time
Strong communication skills – high level of written and oral communication skills
Fluent in Russian
Strong coaching and mentoring skills
Partnership and team working skills - work well with others; across teams and disciplines
Proactive and resourceful

Essential Education:
Degree or higher in relevant field (geology/physics/petroleum engineering)
About BP:
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

BP is one of the world's leading international oil and gas companies. Through our work we provide customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging. Our objective is to create value for shareholders and supplies of energy for the world in a safe and responsible way. We strive to be a safety leader in our industry, a world-class operator, a responsible corporate citizen and a good employer.

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At the same time, we’re investing in the talents of the 20,000 people who work to make these activities a reality.

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