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Senior Geologist – 15 month contract (WS/3416)

Job Status:    Contract – 15 months

Open To:    To all Nationalities

Job Overview:     URGENT – Expression of interests urgently required by 5:00pm (GMT) Tuesday 14th of March – Please ensure your online registration details and CV are current and that you state clearly in your Cover Note your availability and expected Day Rate for a 15 month contract.

Our Client, a Consulting Services Company specialising in upstream Oil and Gas seeks a Senior Geologist to work for their Oil Operator Client to exploit Unconventional shale/carbonaceous marl formations. Applicants are invited with 10+ years’ working as a Geologist, a strong background in building static models using Petrel, plus experience working unconventional fields – preference for Kuwaiti field exposure!
Responsibilities:    Reporting to a Project Manager, you will undertake a variety of related tasks:
•    Working at the Oil Company site during normal working days from Sunday to Thursday.
•    Provide geological services to exploit Unconventional shale/carbonaceous marl formations.
•    Work on West Kuwait assets.
•    Build static models using Petrel.
•    Undertake a host of geological activities such as: reservoir model collaboration, petrophysical log analysis, perforation interval identification, fracture modeling, reservoir characterization etc.  
•    Contribute to and promote “Best Practices” across geological activities.
•    Provide coaching/mentoring to more junior geologists as required.

Preferences:     The successful candidate will have:
•    Degree in Geology or equivalent essential. MSc or higher desired.
•    A minimum of 10 years of oil and gas experience essential
•    Experience with unconventional reservoirs/resources development essential.
•    Previous experience of Kuwaiti fields highly desired.
•    Proven experience of using Petrel to build static models essential.
•    Experience in some or all of the following: reservoir model collaboration, petrophysical logs analysis, perforation interval identification, fracture modeling, reservoir characterization etc.
•    Previous experience of coaching/mentoring more junior members of staff highly desired.
•    Can promote and help develop best practices and standards.
•    Can work independently and suggest innovative ideas for improvement of processes.  
•    Competent user of Petrel for static model building.   
•    Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with Oil Operator staff from many cultures.
•    Previous experience working Middle East assets desired.
•    Strong interpersonal skills –ability to relay technical knowledge and concepts in a coherent and friendly manner.
•    Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English essential. Arabic advantageous

Package:    This is a 15 month contract and a commensurable Day Rate will apply.  All Consultant will get an end of service fee bonus which is circa 5%. The Company will provide assistance for travel, visas, insurance and will assist in finding accommodation.


PS. Make sure you submit a Cover Letter in support of your Online application with Working Smart. It should outline a) why you feel you may be particularly suited to this position (i.e. relevant skills/experience and education) b) your availability and c) your contract day expectations.



Senior Geologist – 15 month contract (WS/3416)

Long Term Contract
more than 10 years of experience

Published on 10 Mar 2023