wide range of geological support and technical
advice/guidance to the asset team and, as appropriate,
project/operations teams, in particular: o Reservoir
characterisation of producing fields and prospects
of new business opportunities
Formulation and execution of agreed technical programmes for
input into new business opportunity evaluations o
Construction and update of 3D static reservoir models
volumetrics (STOIIP, GIIP) and reserves for fields and
relevant parts of well programmes in partnership with
geophysicists, drilling and reservoir engineers e.g.
preparing well paths
preparation of appraisal and development programmes
and present material as required internally and to third
parties e.g. DECC/JV partners o Assessing subsurface risk
for opportunities It is likely that the Senior Geologist
will take a lead role in many of these activities/projects
and/or supervise and co-ordinate the activities of other
abreast of new and emerging technologies and applies leading
technologies and technical best practice to maximise field
the development of technical skills and knowledge within the
team by openly sharing technical knowledge and expertise
with less experienced professionals and through involvement
in the technical mentoring process.
Contributes to sub-surface peer reviews, project
highly positive relationships, and inter-faces effectively,
with other teams and external parties e.g. well operations,
projects, supply chain, JV partner representatives.
good understanding of financial/commercial aspects of work
activities. Ensures expenditures are effectively managed,
controlled and monitored. May provide input to budget
preparation/business planning process.
technical input and evaluation support relating to the award
of contracts and supplier agreements for e.g. specialist
geological services. As appropriate, supports the
contractor/supplier management process by developing highly
positive relationships with contractors and suppliers and
ensuring delivery against agreed objectives/KPIs.
required to represent the company on industry forums,
required to make visits offshore for technical meetings
and/or to enhance onshore-offshore
holder is expected to take ownership for the continuous
development of personal and technical expertise and
holder is expected to be flexible and undertake additional
duties commensurate with the overall responsibilities of the
job, and that are within their competence, when required.
/ knowledge / skills
experience in a similar role within a challenging and
diverse asset management environment.
to drilling/well operations (well planning etc)
ability to undertake important projects and / or highly
complex assignment / tasks requiring the application of
highly developed technical skills and knowledge without
commercial awareness. Understands profit financing / cost
awareness of e.g. legislation, licensing, fiscal issues
relevant to the oil and gas industry.
relationships - builder with the ability to work effectively
in multi-disciplinary teams Highly effective communication /
presentation / report writing skills.
starter / highly motivated / well organised.
developed analytical and problem solving skills.