Wellsite Geologist
6d ago

Job Description

The incumbent will support the Senior Wellsite Geologist by performing all assigned tasks in relation to (but not limited to) :

Planning and supervision of geological operations in the course of drilling

Adherence to safety protocols, Company Rules (CR), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and trainings related to the role.

Ensuring service company personnel being supervised are equally HSE compliant in training and service delivery.

Reviewing quality, accuracy and unambiguity of geoscience data acquired at the Wellsite and associated reporting (Shows / Cuttings descriptions, well composite logs and Final Well reports, Post-Mortems, REX etc.).

Ensuring timely dispatch of Wellsite reports (e.g., Daily Geological Reports) and geoscience data to Town.

Anticipation, correlation and reporting of Well and geological events (Faults, reservoir tops, OVP zones etc.).

Contribution to improvement of data acquisition Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and best practices.

Supervision of Mud Logging crew to ensure Cutting’s descriptions and Shows identification / descriptions are consistent with best practices, that Sensors / equipment are functional, and that real-time data is reliable.

Ensuring Well samples : Cuttings, fluid, Cores etc. are handled, packaged, stored, and shipped as per SOP.

QA / QC of LWD real-time and memory data including witnessing and coordinating of pressure testing and sampling operations.

Actively witnessing Electrical logging operations (surface testing of tools, rig-up and data acquisition etc.). Ensuring SOP and Company Rules compliance with while flagging and communicating program changes to the Senor Wellsite Geologist.

Promoting proper communication between the Mud Loggers / M-LWD / Wireline crew and the Drilling crew.

Onboarding and auditing service contractors and equipment to vet compliance with scheduled operations requirements.

Geo-stop (coring points, phase TD) identification and clarification in collaboration with the Senior Wellsite Geologist.

Performing quick-look data interpretation at the Rig site in collaboration with the Senior Wellsite Geologist.

Supporting the Senior Wellsite Geologist and Operations Geologist in various tasks during periods of no drilling activity.

Performing Contractor Rig-site service quality delivery reviews (e.g., HSE behavior, Timing, failures, and NPT etc.).

Monitoring / recommending cost saving initiatives for implementation in operations without compromising safety or data quality.

Context and environment

The Geosciences & Reservoir (GSR) entity of TotalEnergies Upstream Companies in Nigeria (TUCN) is multi-disciplinary and geographically dispersed (Locations : Lagos, Port-Harcourt, Pau) hence the challenge of collaborating with the various teams and the need for efficient communication.

Candidate profile

We are looking for young professionals who are motivated and passionate , with excellent academic achievement. Interested applicants should have

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Geology, Operations Geology or Geosciences (or equivalent).
  • 0 - 3 years relevant professional experience in Geology or Operations Geology
  • Team Player, Pro-active, Attentive to details, Client oriented whilst focused on results delivery, Good Communicator.
  • Fluent in English (additional languages are a plus), Open-Minded, Adaptable to multi-cultural environment
  • Additional Information

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


    Region, department, area


    Workplace location (Precisions / Keywords)

    Job could be in any of our locations in Nigeria

    Regular position

    Experience level required

    Employer company

    TotalEnergies EP Nigeria Limited


    Exploration and Production


    About us / company profile

    TotalEnergies is a global multi-energy company producing and supplying energy : oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gas, renewables and electricity.

    Over 100,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, clean, reliable and accessible to as many people as possible.

    As a company with over 500 professions in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies places sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of populations by offering high safety and environmental standards, strong ethical values, an innovation culture and wide-ranging career development.

    Wellsite Geologist TotalEnergies Careers

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