Job DescriptionNES 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 Industry. Our client, a leading International Exploration Oil & Gas Company, has a permanent opportunity for a Petroleum Systems Analyst for an Expat position to be based in the Middle East – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
As the successful candidate you will work in a multidisciplinary team of geologists, geophysicists and reservoir engineers.
You will be expected to collaborate within the regional and asset teams and integrate a suite of geological, geophysical, and engineering data to evaluate the hydrocarbon potential on the regional scale.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Collaborate within the regional and asset teams and integrate a suite of geological, geophysical, and engineering data to evaluate the hydrocarbon potential on the regional scale.
- Carry out quality assurance of legacy data and provide petroleum systems context for new and existing plays within the Red Sea.
- Perform source rock geochemical analysis including (TOC, Pyrolysis, GC, GCMS, Kerogen microscopy, Vitrinite reflectance ….etc.) and fluid-source correlation studies using Biomarkers, isotopes and oil fingerprinting.
- Conduct 1D-3D integrated basin modelling studies to
- evaluate thermal history, access to charge and retained volume for each prospect.
- Follow up our daily operations and provide a real-time support for gas analysis for a number of wells.
- Evaluate the current mudstone database and analyze samples for seal capacity prediction, and estimated column heights.
- Integrate water chemistry data into 3D migration models and make predictions for the hydrodynamic fluid flow, hydrocarbon migration and entrapment.
- Follow up PVT analysis for bottom hole samples and provide interpretation for fluid types and expected CGRs.
- Ensure PVT results integration into 3D models to predict fluid phase and property for next prospects.
- Design acquisition programs for geochemical sampling including IsoTube, IsoJar samples for next wells, and provide interpretation for the GC and Isotope results.
- You will have a minimum of 10 years' experience with a major oil/gas company, and a strong understanding of petroleum systems in tectonically active as well as salt basins.
- You will have knowledge of industry software such as PetroMod and Trinity, as well as Petrel.
This is an excellent opportunity to become part one of the world’s leading Exploration Oil & Gas Company, who is driving forward increasingly specialized and innovative solutions. The successful applicant will receive a competitive annual compensation package with expat premium, housing, schooling for children, retirement savings, pension, 100% covered medical benefits for family, flights back home, PTO, and more. For further information regarding this role or to discuss other opportunities contact Louise Fitzpatrick.