Senior Production Geologist in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

at OMV Norge
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted January 8, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


OMV is producing and marketing oil & gas, innovative energy and high-end petrochemical solutions – in a responsible way. With Group sales of EUR 19 bn and a workforce of around 22,500 employees in 2016, OMV Aktiengesellschaft is one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies. Due to our international activities in up- and downstream we can offer interesting and diverse job opportunities with excellent scope for career development. Diversity and equal opportunities are central to the OMV culture and key to our corporate success. Discover the exciting world of OMV.

Your responsibilities:
As part of our continued growth aspirations in the MEA region, we are looking for Senior Production Geologists to join our MEA hub. Positions will be Abu Dhabi based and with possibility for secondment.

Support and actively contribute to geological related activities for MEA Hub (Tunisia, Yemen, Libya, UAE, Iran, Kurdistan)
Perform geomodeling work, support to exploration prospects maturation, generation of new production drilling proposals, characterization of reservoir properties from well logs and cores, development of structural and sedimentological concepts, follow up of non-operated assets
Provide and coordinate all necessary geophysical and geological expertise, subsurface interpretation and evaluation techniques for MEA appraisal and development projects, through multi-disciplinary approach integrating reservoir data, fractures, core and fluid data and by capturing all relevant G&G; data
Interpret 2D/3D seismic with regard to structural aspects, fracturation and sequence stratigraphic framework
Review and evaluate HC production enhancement or workover opportunities from existing production wells
Apply 3D static modelling techniques & approaches (like DFN modeling) to complex reservoir architectures
Create drilling proposals with geological work programs and formation evaluation programs for new production or injection wells
Coordinate / liaise with project stakeholders (partners, NOCs), related disciplines, industry partners, branch and head office staff and contractors

Your profile:
Bachelor or Master in Geosciences and at least 10 years of relevant experience;
Familiar with all relevant software tools, especially Petrel and willingness to train juniors or branch office staff in using integrative G&G; reservoir techniques and software applications
Previous experience working in interdisciplinary project groups
Good communication and presentation skills, fluent in English language

We offer you:
Place of work: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Superior: Head of Development & Reservoir Engineering - MEA
We offer an internationally attractive compensation package depending on your experience plus bonus and additional benefits
The opportunity to join an international and fast growing company

Are you interested in joining our team?

Please apply online

OMV is an equal opportunity employer.

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