Senior Specialist Exploration Geologist in Kuwait

at AMA Energy Management
Location Kuwait
Date Posted July 7, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Senior Specialist Exploration Geologist – Business Development


Due to expansion in activities and recent asset acquisitions, an International Oil & Gas Company is seeking to resource an experienced Senior Specialist Exploration Geologist who will be based in Kuwait and assigned to the Business Development function.

Summary of Role:

The Appointee will provide geological expertise in terms of analyzing, interpreting and integrating geological data to build models for play concepts in regional / localized basins and generating prospects;
Coordinate with Exploration team members to manage the evaluation of exploration and exploitation of Business Development opportunities;
Assist Business Development team members for evaluation of new projects / assets in the region and to provide the assistance to other regions / area offices as and when required;
Coordinate closely with the team leader – Exploration to ensure to the maximum extent possible, that required technical evaluations and approvals are delivered in a timely manner so that Business Development project timelines are achieved;
Assist with the implementation and documentation in the tendering and award process for third party technical advisors and in ensuring the Company’s contractual obligations to third party technical advisors are met;
Assist with company and third-party advisors multidiscipline technical teams in Physical Data Room visits or Digital Data Rooms reviews and subsequent reporting;
Provide technical leadership to the internal multi-discipline teams comprising petroleum engineers, reservoir engineers, petrophysicists, geologists, geophysicists, drilling engineers, facilities engineers and HSE specialists from head office and area offices during the technical evaluation and approval stages of business development opportunity project implementation and approval;
Support the preparation of reports and presentations to the Leadership Committee and Company Board;
In addition, supervise Geologists and ensure they perform assigned tasks effectively and efficiently and develop their competence on the job.

Required Experience / Qualifications

University Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Geology;
Minimum 15 years’ experience as Geologist in an operating E&P company, preferably with International Operator;
8 years experience in the evaluation of Business Development opportunities;
Familiar with using geological software, geo-modelling tools and databases.
Experienced in leading Geology teams working in different basin settings, new ventures, prospect generations and different play concepts;
Experience at working at senior management level meetings.

Employment Terms
The appointee will be invited to join the expatriate staff payroll on long term residential contract (married or single status). The importance of this key role will be reflected in the generous salary and expatriate benefits which includes end of service benefit, child education assistance, accommodation to a high standard, medical cover for self and family, annual rewards schemes etc.

Interviews : As soon possible with candidate selection shortly taking place.

Please apply online via Oil&Gas Website to AMA Energy Management with a detailed copy of your CV in Microsoft Word format along with current day contact telephone number. Quote Ref: AD113 – Senior Specialist Exploration Geologist - Business Development

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