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Petrophysicist At An International E&P Organisation

Date Posted: 18/Jul/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Edwin Drake is a specialist Oil and Gas Recruitment Consultancy operating primarily across the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry, with a strong focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. As a strategic recruitment partner, our focus is on building long-lasting relationships with candidates and clients alike, each time striving to achieve best match from both technical as well as team point of view, therefore enabling organisational and individual growth. At Edwin Drake we understand the challenges of recruiting in countries where the local content is of utmost importance such as Nigeria and Angola. This in-depth market knowledge has enabled us to build a strategic network of professionals across these regions, who are either based locally or in the Diaspora as well as expatriates with proven experience and success in these countries.




We are currently collaborating with an International E&P organisation who are seeking to identify a Petrophysicist to provide an extensive petrophysical input to an asset team, supporting Well and reservoir management, well drilling and development planning.


Location: Lagos, Nigeria

The client I am currently representing are a well- established International operator seeking to identify a Petrophysicist to provide an extensive petrophysical input to an asset team, supporting Well and reservoir management, well drilling and development planning.

Skills required:

  • Degree in Science and Engineering
  • 10 years’ minimum petrophysical experience
  • Experience and interest with dynamic integration of petrophyscial data with auxiliary disciplines.
  • Proficiency in Petrel software.

Roles and Responsibility:

Development and planning:

  •  Productive collaboration with integrated team of geoscientist and petroleum/production engineers to deliver robust studies to define future field development opportunities and reserve potential.
  • Implementation of production activities sanctioned by FDP’s and associated studies.
  • Assuring accurate and relevant data acquisition.
  • Well proposal generation, data and interface management while directing, following and supporting rig operations.

Well and Reservoir management

  • Own, implement and monitor reservoir management and surveillance plans and activities under the umbrella of the Field Development and Management strategy, aimed at full life- cycle field development, reservoir management and maturation.
  • Ensuring cost-effective logging programs, minimizing scope change and looking for innovative ways of minimizing costs without compromising objectives.
  • Participation in reservoir / well performance and development against plans while actively supporting completion optimisations.
  • Working together with surveillance engineers and geoscientists to achieve maximised production levels in developed wells, undeveloped wells and by-passed oil.
  • Ability to make recommendations for production acceleration by ascertaining development and appraisal options.

The organisation’s objective of being an intensely technical, marketable and innovative organisation, with complete provision abilities, combined with their ambitions to elevate production and reclamation in Nigeria makes this an exciting opportunity worth venturing.

N14,000,000 - N21,000,000 Naira per year + Benefits

For more information on this particular role as well as others in the same industry, feel free to contact us directly.

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