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Senior Operation Geologist, Uganda

Uganda, Uganda, Uganda
Last update 2024-04-16
Expires 2024-04-17
ID #2098717065
Senior Operation Geologist, Uganda
Uganda, Uganda, Uganda,
Modified April 3, 2024


Profil du candidat Qualifications & Experience·BSc Hons Degree in Geology or other geosciences disciplines.·At least 10 years of experience in the oil & gas industry, a significant subsurface operations experience (minimum 5 years) in domains such as Operations Geology, Petrophysics, management and/or onshore drilling, a strong ability to work in a cross functional environment, excellent communication skills.

Activités Main Duties and Responsibilities:·Apply and promote Company’s HSE policies within the geological operations activities.

Ensure compliance with "Company Best Practices" following regulatory authority, environmental conservation guidelines and internal Company rules for the well preparation process, operational follow-up and post well studies.·Ensure that all geological operations are carried out in strict respect of the HSE regulations.·Ensure the proper organization of the Operations Geology team on site (around 14 persons during drilling operations).and define the team objectives in close collaboration and alignment with N+1, guide the Operation Geologists and wellsite geologists in their activities.·Key actor for the WSOR process integrating Pore and Fracture Pressure studies, Shallow Hazard, Drill Site Assessment and relevant mitigation measures.·Execute geological operations activities safely and as specified in the WSOR.

Assess possible geological risks while drilling and guarantee the timely transmission of this information to the relevant entities.

Be embedded in the Real Time Support Center to assist for any critical operation or situation such as well landing, casing shoe decision, critical logging acquisition or for any emergency situation occurring on a rig site.·Contribute actively to the data acquisition programs optimizing whenever possible with innovative solutions to safely acquire fit for purpose data achieving well objectives at lowest possible cost preserving data reliability and quality.·Contribute to the estimation of the Group reserves through proper interpretation of well results participating actively to the petrophysical interpretations.·Guarantee proper dispatch, analysis and storage of rock & fluid samples.·Ensure full well data recovery and participate to the proper data archiving and distribution of the well data in accordance with the Affiliate data management rules and country regulations.·Participate as contract user in the preparation of CFT’s for contracted services (Mud logging, Drilling & Data Acquisition).

Contribute to the local SQM’s for Mud Logging and Drilling & Data Acquisition services following up operational performance and associated costs.·Ensure contractual conformity of data acquisition execution and expenditures.·Contribute to the development of operations geology skills especially for local new professionals.·Participate to the delivery of necessary reports such as WSOR memo, Geological Well Prognosis, End of Well Reports and their distribution and guarantee proper and regular reporting of the operations to all relevant entities.

Contexte et environnement There is no equivalent project of such an industrial drilling magnitude in a remote and sensitive area within the Company today.

A Green Field Project, the Tilenga field is to be found in a remote location in UGANDA near lake Albert with particularly sensitive environmental conditions. A challenging project; heavy and waxy oils produced from 31 drilling pads, (with some of them located in a national park) and treated in a Production Center of 200,000bopd oil capacity and 650,000 bld of water treatment capacity.

Reservoir pressure maintenance is ensured either by water injection or by polymer water injection depending on the reservoirs characteristics.

The project also includes an extended interconnecting network with temperature preservation.

Multicultural environment: Contractors are anticipated to be located in various parts of the world.

Ugandan rules and regulations, administrative requirements and technical authorizations as well as International codes for onshore plant will apply.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior operation geologist

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