Petrophysicist/ Petroleum Engineering Specialist

Job Title: Petrophysicist/ Petroleum Engineering Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: $150000 - $250000 per annum, Benefits: Expat Benefits, Travel, Accommodation, Schooling
Start Date: 2018-09-10
Reference: BH-88070-1
Contact Name: Mishu Ullah
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2018 21:51

Job Description

Position: Petrophysicist/ Petroleum Engineering Specialist
Location: Saudi Arabia
Job Type: Expat
NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the Oil, Gas and Chemicals Industry. Our client, a growing Oil & Gas Operator, is seeking a Petrophysicist/ Petroleum Engineering Specialist for an expat opportunity to be based in Saudi Arabia.
This senior technical position is embedded within the Reservoir Description Division business and, as a senior technical specialist in either exploration, development, or surveillance petrophysics, will engage with leaders and experts from across the upstream business.
  • Conduct comprehensive petrophysical studies and analyses by integrating logging tool responses, rock, fluid and production data for formation evaluation and reservoir surveillance.
  • Design and oversee core and fluid studies to enhance petrophysical models.
  • Develop verifiable petrophysical models for incorporation into static and dynamic reservoir models for volumetric prediction and development planning.
  • Evaluate new logging tools and data acquisition and analysis procedures in terms of cost and technology.
  • Lead and participate in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Act as technical advisor to management regarding best practices for the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and integration of logging data.
  • Represent Company in external technical contacts with consultants, and vendors, etc.
  • Participate in technical societies and technical groups.
  • Mentor and train young professionals.
  • BS degree in petroleum engineering, geology, geophysics, or physics. M.S. or Ph.D. is strongly desirable.
  • Depth of experience: Minimum of 20 years of related experience including at least 15 years in petrophysics. Technical publications are strongly valued and in-depth practical experience is paramount.
  • Breadth of experience: Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly with specialists in reservoir characterization, reservoir engineering and management, drilling, and production engineering.
  • Extensive working knowledge of vendor tools and data acquisition practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to use industry standard petrophysical data processing and interpretation software.
  • Experience with integrated petrophysical studies and petrophysical modeling.
  • Experience in mentoring/training/teaching is a plus.
  • Various areas of specialties include: Acoustic, NMR, Corrosion & Well Integrity, Formation Testing & Sampling