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Operations Geologist

Job description

On behalf of a major a major operating client - WRS is looking for an Operations Geologist to work on a Contract basis and on a 4/4 rotation. 


• Starting date: 1st quarter 2023
• Duration: Project duration until start-up and close-out
• Location: Uganda
• Status: 4/4 Rotation


The Operations Geologist will be responsible to:

- 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.
- Guide the Operation Geologists and wellsite geologists in their activities. 
- Key actor for the process, integrating Pore and Fracture Pressure studies, Shallow Hazard, Drill Site Assessment and relevant mitigation measures.
- Execute geological operations activities safely.
- 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 (if located in office) 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.

Qualifications and experiences required:
- Bsc Hons Degree in Geology or other geosciences disciplines
- A least 7 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 (English mandatory, French highly appreciated). 

If you feel you meet the above requirements and are interested in the residential role mentioned above, please apply online and we can reach out to all suitable candidates.