Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Job Vacancies at BG Group Nigeria - Exploration Geologist

BG Group is a leading player in the global energy market and a dynamic growing business with operations in some 25 countries over five continents.

BG Group is now recruiting for an Exploration Geologist.

In this role, you will develop a detailed understanding of the regional geology, interpret seismic, well log, outcrop and other regional geological data required for in-depth geological and geophysical analysis of the company’s assets and new venture opportunities

Key Accountabilities

  • Produce regional geological maps, prospect generation and evaluation, including interpretation of 2D/3D seismic data to produce maps, and maturation of these prospects to AFE status for drilling.
  • Identify new plays, opportunities and exploration concepts, grounded by producing field analogs.
  • Integrate play analysis and play prosecution into the evaluation and exploration of a project.
  • Perform Basin modeling
  • Run volumetrics on leads, prospects and existing discoveries
  • Deliver detailed prospect analysis reports
  • Produce reports outlining the processes, techniques used and conclusions derived from the work
  • Engage with drilling team to ensure correct inputs for well planning and execution purposes
  • Ensure all wells are planned to deliver maximum value
  • Ensure all geological uncertainties and risks are incorporated into forward exploration programs.

Unique Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Attributes

  • Degree in Geology or its equivalent
  • Proven track record of evaluation of interpretation of well log and other regional geologocal data
  • Working knowledge of other subsurface disciplines including seismic techniques and reservoir engineering
  • Experience of planning and monitoring of exploration drilling would be an advantage
  • Broad experience of working globally in different geological settings – clastics, carbonates, passive margins( including slope channel environments), thrust belts etc would be an advantage
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple ongoing projects, with advice from leadership.
  • Ability to work with ambiguous or incomplete datasets, and with risk and uncertainty assessment.
  • Self starter with good decision-taking skills with ability to plan and organise workload effectively and a proven ability to work under pressure without sacrificing quality.
  • Good team player with a proactive and flexible attitude, and able to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Demonstrate good interaction with other subsurface disciplines, and to promote integrated working practices.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral with the ability to challenge others in a constructive manner and negotiate with internal peers, partners and 3rd parties to influence decisions or ways of working.
  • Good working knowledge of geological modelling, well correlation, prospect volume and risking methodologies and reservoir modelling.
  • Experience of channelised slope reservoirs would be an advantage.
  • A thorough working knowledge of geological software – in particular Petrel and Geology Office.
  • Good IT skills using Microsoft Office products.
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