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Technical Assistant (Subsurface)

  • Job reference: 936011
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: neg
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 11/06/2021

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Technical Assistant (Subsurface), based in Aberdeen.


* Interrogate / QC / Load data in preparation for interpretation.

* Support licence round evaluations and licencing application process while maintaining the Licence Database and maps.

* Identify & source data not captured in corporate databases.

* Interrogate/Spatially Analyse data & generate maps using ArcGIS.

* Maintain ArcGIS spatial database and ensure all culture data is up to date.

* Draft geotechnical diagrams eg. geoseismic cross-sections, 3D models for presentations using Adobe Illustrator.

* Support subsurface professionals (including Petrophysicist) - create new databases, source and prepare data for upload and manipulation. Load data to Petrel and Petrosys, manage data between projects.

* Assist geoscientists in subsurface map making.

* Production/Business Planning - assist upload of data including Production Forecasts and Well Allocation data.

* Support Data Management as needed.

* Maintain Exploration & New Venture and Resource Development internal web pages.

* Manage and collate Scout Group materials & upload. Represent Dana at external meetings when necessary.

Experience & Qualifications:

* Preferably educated to degree level in geoscience/geographic information systems or similar discipline.

* Significant oil and gas experience ideally gained in an operating environment

* Understanding of data types and basic petroleum geological concepts used by New Ventures & Exploration and Resource Development teams

* Knowledge of and user of industry databases and geographic information systems.

* Competent with co-ordinate systems and basic map generation (subsurface and culture)

Permanent 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 936011.

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