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PETROPHYSICIST – UNCONVENTIONAL

Job Description and Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering, Geology, Geophysics or Physics from a recognized and approved program. An advanced degree is preferred. 

You will have Twenty years’ experience as a Petrophysicists, with at least 5-10 years in in unconventional plays, including shale or tight gas, with some US experience in unconventional hydrocarbon basins required.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following: 

  • Conduct all tasks related to petrophysical characterization using a combination of data sources including well logs, cores, remote sensing surveys and geologic analogues.
  • Build and implement robust workflow for integrated Shale/Tight gas plays formation evaluation, including developing new techniques/models and writing codes (programming) 
  • Conduct regional petrophysical studies and make recommendations to drilling, completion and reservoir engineering groups
  • Integration of all data sets into consistent, verifiable petrophysical models for incorporation into static and dynamic reservoir models (volumetric prediction and development planning).
  • Ongoing collaboration with industry leaders on the evolution of new petrophysical techniques and technologies being developed, and communication of these to the team.
  • Develop and deployment of new petrophysical techniques and technologies, including collaboration with multidisciplinary team to ensure robust and consistent application.
  • Liaise with operations on log data acquisition and QC; communicate changes in acquisition programs. Update existing petrophysical models with new data as it becomes available.
  • Assist in drilling location selection and field development planning.
  • Make recommendations on testing, completion and stimulation programs.
  • Mentor and coach less experienced log analyst.