Petrophysicist
Oil Careers
Warri, Nigeria
2d ago
  • Support drilling operations planning execution and data interpretation.
  • Develop logging programs for operations and studies as may be required.
  • Understand tools used for petrophysical evaluation and make recommendations when required.
  • Supervise logging operations and interpret results to ensure compliance with objectives and defined standards.
  • Make Petro-physical contributions to integrated team studies and operations.
  • Contribute to well proposals and end of well reports as required
  • Provide high quality petrophysical inputs to subsurface studies and Field Development Plans.
  • Proficient in petrophysical evaluation tools, especially, Techlog.
  • Understand the relevance of field-wide property maps and their implication for reserves booking.
  • Quantification of data uncertainty and integration with volumetric calculations
  • Bottom line focused : Ensure all programs are delivered in a cost- effective way.
  • Constructively support the asset in quick look evaluations to support short term oil gains.
  • Liaise with the Asset Management Team during active drilling operations to ensure the delivery of technical well objectives.
  • If required, quantification of impact reservoir risk and uncertainty and integration with volumetric calculations

    REQUIREMENTS

  • A BS degree in (Petroleum, Electrical or Mechanical) Engineering from a recognised University, candidates with a higher degree (MS or PhD) are also encouraged to apply.
  • Minimum of 5+ years' experience in the oil and gas industry, at least 3 of which should cover petroleum engineering operations and integrated petroleum engineering studies.
  • Functional knowledge of subsurface Geology, Reservoir Engineering, Production Technology, Well Engineering and Production Operations.
  • Versatile with workstation-based formation evaluation (Petrel Techlog), well log correlation / X-Section and integrating production performance.
  • Strong ability to understand and embed new ways of working to deliver business improvement gains
  • Good understanding of integrated Oil & Gas Development and its value drivers.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills desirable.
  • Strong report-writing and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate personal initiative and ability to apply good judgement and skills in uncertainty analysis.
  • Knowledgeable in the following areas :

  • Log evaluation physics and techniques (open and cased hole).
  • Core analysis (routine and special).
  • Log data; formats and handling.
  • Logging tools and technology.
  • Functional understanding of geology / geophysics, reservoir engineering and reservoir characterization issues and how they relate to reservoir performance and development planning.
  • Proficiency in petrophysical evaluation software e.g. Techlog.
  • Experience in property modelling (working in conjunction with static modellers).
  • Generating innovative and imaginative solutions.
  • Reserves classification and evaluation principles.
  • Quantification of reservoir risk and uncertainty and integration with volumetric calculations.
  • Decision and risk analysis.
  • Well Planning including data acquisition.
  • Drilling operations.
  • Asset evaluation.
  • Field Development Planning.
  • Strong report-writing and presentation skills
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