Exploration Well Site Geologist

Job title: Exploration Well Site Geologist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-118487
Contact Name: Julie Aguirre
Phone Number: +97126222523
Job Published: 11 days ago

Job Description

Job Description/Major Duties (general job functions, responsibilities, day-to-day tasks & activities)

The wellsite geologist is part of an integrated team of geoscientists, engineers, and technicians striving to maximize economic recovery from various offshore reservoirs. Using state of the art tools, geologists construct and maintain static models to characterize  onshore reservoirs using all available well, seismic and relevant production data.


Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Geologists are crucial to the new well and development planning process; wellsite geologist must understand subsurface data used to generate geologic interpretations; hence basis for all drilling plans.
  • Work with drilling reservoir engineers and geologists in designing horizontal well trajectories that meet project objectives within various constraints.
  • Provide day to day supervision of exploration drilling operations, including the interactive drilling process.
  • Insure that drilling well plans are executed in the field. 
  • In charge with Landing and Geosteering in horizontal wells, using advanced LWD and LWD image tools , drill cuttings analysis, drilling and gas data.
  • Ability to correlate current and offset wells.
  • Instruct the Directional Driller on the rig site to adjust the directional plan in order to position and keep the well trajectory in the best part of the target layers.
  • Communicate between Drilling and G & G personnel onshore.
  • Picking up casing and coring points using various investigation tools.
  • Preparing and sending Daily Geological Reports, Operations Updates, Geosteering Communications and all other necessary documents.
  • Supervising all mudlogging and wireline operations on the rig site.
  • Picking up pressure points for the pressure and mobility data (MDT logging).
  • Supervising the coring operations.
  • Preparing the Final Geological Reports.


Requirements (Minimum education required, background, experience, skills)

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Geosciences
  • 10+ years of applied geologic experience in the oil and gas industry.
  • Operational experience with horizontal well planning, geo-steering, and construction.
  • International experience dealing with host country technical authorities.
  • Wellsite Geology experience
  • Experience with physical and digital geologic database management
  • ABU DHABI experience is a must

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