Senior Petrophysicist (Part-time) in Malaysia

at Mubadala Petroleum
Location Malaysia
Date Posted January 9, 2019
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Support field and 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.
Safety, Quality & Environment
Comply to all relevant safety, quality and environmental management procedures and controls within a defined area of reservoir activity to guarantee employee safety, legislative compliance, delivery of high quality products/service and a responsible environmental attitude.
Appraisal & Prospect Evaluation
Support Exploration prospect evaluations jointly with the team and provide guidance on Appraisal activities within the Business Unit
Support in defining appraisal strategy/plan incl data acquisition requirements.
Interpret well logs, core / SCAL data prior to using the output for development plan studies.
Identify uncertainty in reservoir properties through petrophysical models.
Provide input to relevant Area / Field Development Plans and Reservoir Management Plan.
Managing wireline / MWD contractors and ensure offshore data acquisition is as per MP requirements.
Job Requirements
A bachelor’s degree in Petroleum engineering. 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)
Minimum 10 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 with Petronas.
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;
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;
Ability to work with multi-discipline team across disciplines and varied interest groups;
Strong analytical skills;
Committed to safety and the environment;
Good communication and interpersonal skills;
Good command of English Language and effective communicator in English.

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