Senior/Principal Reservoir Petrophysicist in Crawley, United Kingdom

at CGG
Location Crawley, United Kingdom
Date Posted December 13, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


CrawleyJob Description

CGG’s consulting services offer comprehensive geoscience knowledge and provide our clients with valuable insight into all aspects of natural resource exploration and development, from basin prospectively to reservoir modeling and economic analysis.
The Senior/Principal Reservoir Petrophysicist is responsible for providing a full and comprehensive petrophysical & formation evaluation analysis and for running petrophysical projects from start to finish as part of CGG integrated studies.
The incumbent will ensure that they deliver excellent products and services, project objectives, technical specifications and production deadlines:
Technical Execution of the Project
Initialising project’s petrophysical parts and prepare workflows in line with quality requirements of the projects. The successful candidate will support reservoir modelling project and need to perform FDL, rock typing, porosity – permeability relation analysis (CCA/MICP analysis) and complex saturation estimations. They will also be expected to run and present tests as required for the optimisation and validation of the workflow and ensure that quality control procedures are applied and that product quality is optimal. The Senior/Principal Reservoir Petrophysicist may also have to supervise more junior staff.
Project Management
Experience with managing projects and technical people. Responsible for various validation and QCs of the petrophysical analysis done by other staff or clients following QMS procedures.
Communications and Client Relations
Responsible for compiling and communicating technical information with the rest of the organisation and clients and presenting technical results. At times, you may be have to travel to meet clients as and when necessary.
Expected to take the initiative in promoting the use of optional processes and new technologies in order to provide the best technical results possible.
Proactively seek new techniques and innovative solutions.


The ideal candidate will be educated to preferably MSc level in Petrophysics with Earth Sciences or similar with 10 to 15 years in the oil & gas industry.
Extensive experience in petrophysical analysis and formation evaluation with excellent knowledge of standard petrophysical softwares is required.
Experience in Carbonate fields is expected.
Good knowledge of PowerLog, PetroWorks, JLog, PetroLog would be desirable.
Additional Information

Why choose CGG?
Learning and Development
Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs of each individual to aid personal growth in areas related to technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own CGG University platform.
Benefits Package
Competitive starting salary
Highly attractive bonus scheme
Relocation assistance program
Flexible Private Medical & Dental care programs, tailored to suit individual or family needs
Employee Assistance Program to support our staff
Initially 22 days holiday with future increases, complemented by a flexible holiday program
We Care about our Staff and Environment
We recognise the importance of work life balance for our employees, which is supported through our flexible working and relaxed dress code policies.
We recognise and actively support the wellbeing of our staff through many different initiatives;
Onsite Exercise classes, almost every day of the week and promoting active lifestyles
Onsite Social Games area which provide downtime through the working day
Our restaurant, offering great food and a highly effective social and work space
Regular social club events, spontaneous reward events throughout the year
Many discounts schemes, including Gym membership and a cycle purchase scheme
We encourage and actively support a strong sense of community, through volunteering and various company initiatives, as well as a strong company commitment to protecting our environment through sustainable solutions, energy saving and waste reduction enterprises.

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