Maersk Oil Kazakhstan GmbH is looking for an Operations Geologist for Petroleum Engineering Department in Aktau, West Kazakhstan.
The Operations Geologist will be part of the Geoscience Group reporting directly to the Head of Geoscience. The group includes operations, well site geologists and petrophysicists. Additional staff is currently being hired for the upcoming Dunga drilling campaign of 198 development wells.
The main objective for the Operations Geologist will be to follow the upcoming drilling operations in the Dunga Field. The geologist will be responsible for detailed well planning and for successfully drilling the wells as per objectives including high quality data acquisition.
Prepare well prognoses and provide detailed well planning in cooperation with petroleum and drilling engineers
Cooperate closely with petroleum and drilling engineers to ensure that well objectives are met on time and within the budget
Supervise well site geologists
Ensure high quality data acquisition including mudlogging, logging and coring
Ensure high quality data and reports from contractors
Finalize well reports and load final data into data bases
Provide data to partners, authorities and Maersk Oil head office
Interpret well data for input to final well reports, field development plans and geological models
Provide geoscience input to a variety of reports and presentations for partners, authorities and Maersk Oil head office
Provide geoscience input for tenders and contracts
Supervise and QC work by contractors including design institutes
Show proactive participation in optimizing field development, workflows and processes
Actively share knowledge with colleagues
BSc. in Geology or higher
Minimum 5 years of experience
Strong foundation in mudlogging, well site and/ or operations geology
Team player with strong organization, analytical and communication skills
Fluency in both written and spoken English
Proficiency with Petrel
Experience with core analysis and sedimentological core description and understanding of a variety of depositional environments including sequence stratigraphic principles will be an advantage.
Further development opportunities will be available to the right candidate.