Job title: Operations Geologist
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Expertise: Geoscience
Pay rate: Negotiable
Location: UK - Scotland
Job published: 31/08/2022
Job ID: 32909

Job Description

Subsurface Global are actively recruiting for an Operations Geologist to join our client, an E&P operator in Aberdeen, on an initial 12-month contract. This will be a full-time office based position on a day rate (PAYE).

There is potential for this contract to convert to a long-term staff position.

All candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

Specifically, the client's ideal candidate will have the following experience and meet the following requirements:

  • Promote HSE values both onshore and in the offshore environment for Wellsite Geologists and relevant contractors
  • Deliver as a key player in multi-disciplinary well planning and teams: pore pressure/fracture gradient analysis, temperature profile, review of offset wells highlighting key challenges (and mitigations), provide input to wellpath planning and well construction process
  • Work closely with drilling team to represent the views of the subsurface team
  • Act as primary subsurface Point of Contact during drilling operations
  • Responsible for making geosteering decisions alongside the asset geologist, WSG (contract) and service company well placement engineers during 24/7 geosteering. The geosteering data will be integrated by the selected operations geologist, using petrel, and update slides for management will be required
  • Familiarity with technologies required and optimum method of data acquisition in order to achieve Value Based Well Objectives (VBWO)
  • Compile key well planning information into geological prognoses and programs. Liaise with vendors to ensure high quality and timely service
  • Attending and providing input to Uncertainty Management Plans and Risk assessments, particularly in relation to geological hazards and Formation Evaluation requirements/risks.

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