Senior Petrophysicist in UAE, United Arab Emirates

at Element 6 Recruitment
Location UAE, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted December 11, 2018
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Senior Petrophysicist - UAE

Supports the process of designing data acquisition programs, logging operations and performs integrated reservoir studies as part of a multi-disciplinary team.


Conducts petrophysical evaluation for all open-hole and cased-hole logs in the upcoming exploration, appraisal and development wells as well as for existing wells and ensure evaluation is provided in a consistent manner.
Provide detailed logging programmes for any well interventional/operations and perform operational duty and evaluation during operations
Performs the quality and efficiency controls of the wireline logging operators.
Integrates all available electrical and borehole image logs with other additional geological and reservoir information for petrophysical database and link to reservoir performance. Interprets petrophysical results utilizing high standard software.
Make petrophysical recommendations and provide input for data acquisition in line with other sub-surface works, such as scoring requirement, and contact/saturation understanding.
Conducts specific analysis and studies such as geomechanics, conventional and/or special core analysis integrated with petrophysical analysis to standardize petrophysical parameters and methods. Follow up on studies.
Analyzes the drilling borehole parameters and ensure log interpretation and corrections are performed and consistently applied.
Aids the integrated full field reservoir description models which take full account of log, core and seismic data as well as dynamic pressure and water movement data.
Prepares high quality written and verbal technical reports and presentations for management review.

Reporting and Relationships Management

Frequent contacts with contracting and petroleum service companies
Maintains and exhibits excellent working relationships with all staff.

Continuous Improvement of Position

Keeps abreast of new development and best practices of geosciences and ensures that team members are provided with such information to improve work effectiveness and efficiency.

Minimum Qualification
B.Sc./ Master degree in petro-technical discipline, advanced degree is preferable.
Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

A number of years in petrophysics. International experience is preferable.
Track recording maturing and applying new technologies and participation in R& D projects.

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