Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Senior Petrophysicist Exploration - OOCEP - Oman

Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production LLC (OOCEP) is currently seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Petrophysicist for the Joint Ventures Team major operated assets.  Reporting to the Exploration Team Lead the role will be based in Muscat- Sultanate of Oman.

Job Responsibilities & Activities
To provide high quality petrophysical interpretation results and give technical program, advice, suggestions for commercial, technical and operating decisions
• Creation and/or evaluation “QA/QC” of logging programs acquisition (e.g. conventional and non conventional); and supervising such activities.
• Hands on log interpretation (and supervision of interpretation) of conventional and non conventional logs (FMI, Segma, VSP, NMR, etc) including cased hole logging (e.g. production log).
• Set up core analysis programme for wells to be cored.
• Define FWL using pressure data and built SHF model using MICP.
• Hands on stand alone or in team integration of PP data in subsurface reservoir characterizations for both development and exploration (lead, prospect) type.
• Calculation of reservoir volumetric (risked and un-risked) parameters such as saturation, porosity, m and n factors, etc; both manually or using software.
• Performing Value Of Information analysis and cost analysis on subject related to petro-physical data acquisition or analysis.
• Attend Technical Committee Meetings on behalf of OOCEP as and when required to cover for PP elements (both exploration or production).
• Coach young Omani Graduate working in OOCEP and build robust technical training program for them.
• Ensure deployment of new technology (including new software) in the PP arena and align such technology to OOCEP and its partner and subseries.
• Play an active role in PP discussion raising OOCEP profile by participating in international geo-science conference and workshop.
• Provision of stand in PP support to the Exploration Studies Manager as and when needed
• Ability to work on a variety of tasks in addition to traditional PP/evaluation responsibilities such as presentations for internal and external audiences, farm-in evaluations and assessment of production sharing contracts and joint operating agreements within the realm of Development and Exploration as well as creation and review of PP related contract (e.g. software contract).
• Evaluates production logs (PLT, TDT), monitors and interprets fluids movements in the reservoir and liaises with Reservoir Engineers, as required.
• Establishes and maintains records of raw and computerized Petrophysical data and provides data for the Petrophysical well data base (digitized log and core data).
• Expertise on the following software: Techlog
• Keeps abreast of technological development in the field of Petrophysics. Attends conferences, seminars and reviews technical periodicals.
• Stand-by / on-call duties when required; and
• Any other related tasks that you are asked to do.

Minimum Requirements of Education, Experience, Skills
• Minimum Bachelors Degree in Geosciences. Masters degree would be an advantage.
• 10+ years of Petrophysical Engineering experience within the oil industry, service company or producer within the Middle East region
• Sufficient exposure is required in logging operations, core measurements, laboratory experiment follow up, data interpretation, and logging contractor follow up and integrated reservoir studies
• Must be current with the latest industry tools and petrophysical interpretation techniques working with both clastic and carbonate reservoir systems.
• Knowledgeable in petrophysical and geological analysis integration.
• Willing to work in integrated teams and have the ability to interact effectively with geoscientists and reservoir, operations, drilling and facilities engineers.
• Must be able to work under pressure and provide input in short project timelines.
• Possess organizational skills.
• Good presentation and communication skills, written and verbal.
• Computer skills in general, especially MS Office (Excel, Word)
• Excellent communications skills
• Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
• Analytical and problem solving skills
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