Senior/Principal Reservoir Petrophysicist in Crawley, United Kingdom

at CGG Services (UK) ltd
Location Crawley, United Kingdom
Date Posted August 12, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


CrawleyPermanentCompany Description

Where People, Data and Technology Meet

CGG is a pioneering Technology Company providing world-class fully integrated Geoscience services within the global Energy sector. We employ in excess of 5,300 people worldwide, who bring a unique blend of talent and energy through working together to deliver unrivalled innovative solutions to our customers.

Through our cutting-edge Technology in Geoscience and customer focus, we have achieved outstanding leadership with a strong focus on innovation and a commitment to delivering the best sustainable solutions to our clients’ energy challenges. We bring our clients a unique range of technologies and services, designed to generate stunning 3D images, geological data and remote sensing information of the Earth’s subsurface structures.
Job 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.

Related Posts