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Senior Petrophysicist At Addax Petroleum

Date Posted: 15/May/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Addax Petroleum is a subsidiary of the Sinopec Group, one of the largest oil and gas producers in China, the biggest oil refiner in Asia and the third largest worldwide.

Addax Petroleum was founded in 1994 upon leading petroleum industry expertise and a deep-rooted understanding and respect for African cultures. Over the years, Addax Petroleum has evolved from a young pioneer into an established international oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Africa, the Middle East, and the North Sea.

Addax Petroleum is recruiting to fill the below position:

Senior Petrophysicist

Job Number: 140510

Position Description

  • Ensures that the Asset team petrophysical activities are performed safely, timely and on budget.
  • Provides operational and study petrophysical support to the Asset teams.
  • Contributes to a consistent G&G Data Management strategy and deployment across ADDAX, including contributions to relevant asset teams and projects.
  • Supervises, mentors, motivates and competently develops junior staff.
  • Ensures adherence to government statutory regulations in all matters relating to petrophysical activities (radioactive sources etc.).

Position Requirements

  • Performs/supervises and documents petrophysical studies as part of the reservoir and field reviews.
  • Performs and documents in Petrophysical Note for Files ‘first pass’ log interpretation for APDNL and APS teams during drilling operations and reconcile interpretation with APS.
  • Participates in formation evaluation contract strategy and contract bids to ensure the most cost effective and technically sound approach is adopted.
  • Provides technical / operational advice while drilling, whilst maintaining up-to-date well progress data.
  • Participates in Operational Duties outside office hours.

Other duties:

  • QC and load digital log data to Geographix.
  • Establish impact of environmental corrections on acquired logs.
  • Determine petrophysical evaluation parameters using all available data.
  • Prepare code and perform the final petrophysical well evaluations.
  • Display petrophysical results as required (e.g. depth plots, crossplots, histograms etc).

Database Management:

  • Applies rigorous data management procedures.
  • Primarily responsible for G&G data base architecture, project management, data integrity, maintenance and accessibility.
  • Facilitate and advise APDNL’s Asset teams in Data Management best practices. In conjunction with the Asset teams, develop and maintain guidelines for Data Management and promote the application of these guidelines.
  • Together with the IT department in APDNL ensure an adequate, fit-for-purpose infrastructure environment for Data Management.
  • Manage, maintain and ensure integrity and update of APDNL’s G&G digital / analog data store.
  • Act as the prime responsible facilitator/coordinator for arranging and managing smooth and timely data transfers between APD(N)L, APE(N)L, and APS.

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