Senior Petrophysicist (Malaysia) in Malaysia

at Mubadala Petroleum
Location Malaysia
Date Posted October 2, 2019
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


MalaysiaContractROLE PURPOSE:
Support development wells data acquisition operations as well as field / prospect evaluation work by providing well petrophysical evaluation of wireline / MWD dataset, determination of reservoir rock / core properties, relative permeability curves and saturation height models for input in development decisions. Manages relevant contract evaluation / tendering process for related data acquisition (wireline logging / MWD / coring) activities.

Appraisal & Prospect Evaluation
Support Exploration prospect evaluations jointly with the team and provide guidance on Appraisal activities within the Business Unit.
Prepare cost-effective and definitive Wireline and LWD programs for all new Exploration, Appraisal, and Development wells.
Support in defining appraisal strategy / plan including data acquisition requirements.
E&P; – New Wells
Prepare preliminary interpretations (analysis of rock properties; lithology, clay content, porosity, hydrocarbon saturation and hydrocarbon content) during the drilling operation and a final log interpretation at TD.
Identify uncertainty in reservoir properties through petrophysical models.
Managing wireline / MWD contractors and ensure offshore data acquisition is as per MP requirements.
Well sampling programs
Assist in design of MDT and downhole sampling programs.
Assist in field design, development and surveillance plan.
Manage contractor performing well sampling activities.
Field Development Studies
Assist and provide inputs to reservoir engineers and geo modellers to build / update the field static and dynamic models.
Support and provide inputs to the reserves estimator engineer.
Provide input to relevant Area / Field Development Plans and Reservoir Management Plan.
Support post drilling evaluation and any FDP update.
Data Management
Plan and maintain a dedicated database for Wireline/LWD data, Directional Surveys, Pay Summaries and Interpretation/Image playbacks.
Review new tools and / or additional modules required for Petrophysical analysis.
Stay current with new techniques for well intervention, data acquisition, and other discipline activities.
Health, Safety, Quality & Environment
Ensure compliance to all relevant Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental management procedures and controls across the engineering plan to guarantee employee safety, legislative compliance, delivery of high quality products/service and a responsible environmental attitude.
Job Requirements
A bachelor’s degree in Petroleum engineering or Geoscience. A Masters degree in Petroleum engineering would be advantageous. Member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and / or Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA).
8 to 15 years of experience as a Petrophysicist, of which at least 3 years of field logging operations working for a wireline contractor and working for oil and gas operator would be preferred. Experience in handling the contracting process within Petronas requirements.
Technical Publications:
4-7 Publications in technical journals or conferences.
Experienced in interpreting logs in both clastic and carbonate reservoirs;
Understand constraints in field operations and acquisition tool limitations;
Manage logging contractor for wellsite activities;
Applying relevant Petrophysical modeling techniques in interpretation workflows;
Quality check and adjust / shift log data as required;
Calibrate logs to core data and build appropriate saturation height / capillary pressure models;
Able to apply latest logging technologies to maximise data acquisition capabilities within limited budget;
Ability to lead logging related contract tender / technical qualification process and manage contractors;
Software Skills: PI or Geolog;
Mentoring/Training & Development of Others/Self: Capable of mentoring junior staff on team; actively working on own development.

Additional Information
JD-Senior Petrophysicist - MP Malaysia

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