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Structural Geologist

  • Job reference: 923713
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Geologists
  • Date posted: 01/02/2019

Position Description

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The Red Sea Exploration Department is seeking a top Structural Geologist to join its world-class team.

As the successful candidate you will have experience in 2D and 3D structural restoration in a variety of tectonic terrains, and 2D and 3D structural restoration from prospect to regional scales.

You will have structural geology experience in rift basins, salt tectonic basins, and be able to perform prospect scale trap analysis including of faults, map QC, and corrections.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will have a bachelor's degree in geology, or a related science. A M.S. or Ph.D. in geology or structural geology is preferred.

You will have 10+ years of industry experience with a major international oil company or industry leading company.

A working knowledge of geomechanics and wellbore stability analysis is advantageous

Duties & Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Serve as a consultant to management, and act as a technical expert to assigned professionals as required to satisfactorily perform work assignments.

Conduct applied research within area of specialization to provide new means of solving geological problems. Prepare oral and written reports, and present the results of studies for review by management.

Analyze regional stratigraphic and structural framework to determine potential and risk of future prospective regional trends.

Utilize interdisciplinary data, build integrated earth models to improve visualization, optimize drilling, and help Reservoir Simulation and Reserves groups.

Attend meetings and conferences related to their specific geological discipline to ensure that the most current methods and techniques are applied to develop solutions to the problems encountered in Saudi Arabia.


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