Wellsite Geologist in Qatar

at Fircroft
Location Qatar
Date Posted February 18, 2020
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


The Role:
This is a permanent and residential position. The role will report to the Operations Geology Lead.. A tax-free salary and comprehensive benefits package with family status, children's educational assistance and others is on offer for the right candidate.

Standard terms and benefits :

Basic Salary (to be discussed and negotiated during the selection and hiring stage); Housing Allowance; Transportation Allowance; (Option for Married Status): Educational Assistance - full coverage on community schools; Medical Insurance; Flight Encashment; Yearly Performance Bonus; Yearly Increment; ESB; Furniture Grant; Interest Free Car Loan, etc.


Geosteering of the wells to ensure optimum well placement
Ensure effective communication between all parties involved in the execution of Geological Operations programs at the well site.
Ensure Company Drilling representative is informed of all Geological information pertinent to optimize and safe execution of the drilling program.
Ensure company procedures and contractual terms are complied with onsite.
Ensure reliability, accuracy, completeness and confidentiality of the data acquired
Ensure the accuracy of the reporting of all matters related to the operations supervised
Perform targeted studies when in the office to support the integration of knowledge into the Asset.


Knowledge of Company HSE policy, rules and procedures (HSE MS) and in particular ISO14001 standard.
Observance of the company HSE policy, rules and procedures.
Promotes HSE standards in all wellsite formation evaluation acquisition activities
Participation to HSE activities and global improvement (e.g. referential, reporting, REX, audits, HSE action plans...) ASSET INTEGRITY
Contributes to the Asset Integrity initiative by reporting any anomaly, defect, bad practice, lack of equipment, lack of competence that could result in a major HSE incident or loss of production.

Participates actively, through the interpretation of all available data, in the identification and evaluation of drilling hazards (losses, gains, overpressure, H2S, swelling clays, etc.)
Takes on site decision to initiate coring, intermediate logging, to continue or halt drilling at casing points, etc., after the approval of Well Geology and Operations Petrophysics Entity.
Supervise geological operations and various well data acquisitions (mudlogging, logging, LWD, coring), control quality and validate the data.
Integrates all available data for optimized well steering and adjusts accordingly drilling targets while drilling.
Performs preliminary interpretation of reservoirs at the wellsite (quality, content), either during or at the end of a drilling phase, to optimize operational decisions.
Supervises the conditioning, labeling and transportation of all the rocks and fluid samples collected during the course of drilling.
Ensures the proper communication between the mud logging personnel and the drilling crews, particularly regarding mud pit level monitoring.
Contributes to the training of junior geologists.
Uses, improve, and develop specific interpretation techniques.

Supervises geological operations personnel and ensure that all equipment provided by contractors are in line with the program and contracts.
Carries out audit and quality control of equipment and services provided by contractors.
Witnesses operations and communicates on all issues to ensure safe optimized decisions for data acquisition.
Supervises and ensures regular testing and sensors calibration of Mud Logging equipment.

Guarantee and validate flow of wellsite data to the base.
Write up and keep updated all the documents and reports regarding well monitoring and geological operations.
Take part actively to the write up of the End of Well report.
When at the base, contributes to any Well geology and Operation Petrophysics activity: well preparation, SQM, experience feedback (REX), write-up of operating procedures, Company and contractor's facilities visits.
Evaluates and quantifies petrophysical characteristics of the formations and their contents in close collaboration with Petrophysicists.

Profile Required

Qualifications :

Degree or higher in Geology or related discipline
Exposure to Operations Geology/Subsurface, Drilling, Mud-Logging, Log acquisition, Quantitative interpretation, Reservoir geology, Structural and sedimentary geology.
Good communication skills with both internal & external stakeholders.
Experience :

3-5 years experience in operation geology.
Very good written and spoken English.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.
Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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