Accessibility Links

Senior Operations Geologist

  • Job reference: 921380
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Geologists
  • Date posted: 28/08/2018

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Operations Geologist, based in Aberdeen

Responsibilities will include:
Lead well planning activities for designated areas in conjunction with the drilling team, geoscientists and Business Development in accordance with Company Rules, Guidelines and Procedures
Ensure timely production of the Well Statement of Requirements (WSOR) and the detailed data acquisition programmes to ensure optimised well planning
Ensure contract release orders for relevant services are issued, monitor service quality, conduct technical approval of invoices and compile data acquisition costs
Interpret or validate geological data while drilling to optimise ongoing operations and limit financial exposure
Report and communicate interpreted data to Geosciences and Drilling groups
Ensure Final Geological Reports are prepared and issued in accordance with defined timelines
Update geological operations lessons learnt databases and provide Return on Experience
Train/coach/mentor junior Operations Geologists, Operations Geologists and Wellsite Geologists
Ensure formation evaluation is coherent with the well objectives
Autonomous and rapid integration of well data to facilitate decisions (drilling, coring, logging, testing)
Proper archiving and data management practices are followed

Qualifications & Experience
BSc equivalent or above in a Geoscience based study with appropriate experience in the Oil & Gas industry.
Excellent communications skills
In-depth knowledge of formation evaluation services, well planning & delivery
Pore pressure prediction and analysis methodology expertise
Gravitas software experience

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 921380

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.