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Operations Geologist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Kurdistan
  • Job type: Contract
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An international E&P Operating Company looking to recruit an Operations Geologist for their land drilling operations in Kurdistan. This is a long-term contract / consultant position offering a competitive day rate on a 6/2 rotational basis.

·Provide the principal point of contact between the Erbil based sub-surface and drilling departments and the London team, specific tasks to include;
·Principal point of contact with London based sub-surface team to ensure they are kept fuly informed during drilling operations and are aware of any pending decisions requiring their input.
·Principal point of contact with the drilling department to ensure sub-surface objectives are met during drilling operations.
·Responsible for compilation and QC of geological end of well documentation (EOWR).
·Responsible for ensuring that third party contractor reports (e.g. mud logging & wireline logging operations) are provided in a timely fashion and to an acceptable standard on completion of drilling operations.
·QC and/or Compilation of master log / composite log.
·Outside of drilling operations - responsible for QC of the geological well prognosis compiled by the Erbil sub-surface team.
·Responsible for mentoring geoscience staff based in Kurdistan and working with them through the objectives listed above.

·A minimum of 5-10 years working as an Operations Geologist with a range of operators
·Advanced English language skills
·Degree in Geoscience or related discipline
·Experience with drilling operations in fractured carbonates is essential
·Experience in Kurdistan would be preferable

·Good understanding of drilling operations & solid geoscience background.
·High degree of computer literacy.
·Meticulous in compiling digital databases and high degree of quality control.
·Hard working, enthusiastic and shows good initiative in proposing new projects and where necessary challenging current methods and approaches.
·Good team player able to communicate and co-operate with other sub-surface disciplines and other departments.
·Ability to write coherent reports and communicate and present results effectively to management.
·Mentoring of junior sub-surface staff in a variety of tasks related to well operations.

If you feel you have the experience and background to be successful in this challenging role then please apply through the link or contact Damian Booth directly through our website or by calling the head office.

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