Development Geologist (Staff)

  • Full Time
  • UK

Subsurface Global

Job Description

Subsurface Global is currently recruiting for a Development Geologist (Staff) for a UK-based E&P company.

This will be a full-time staff position based in Aberdeen or London


The Geologist will work collaboratively within the Subsurface Team and will be responsible for providing geological solutions, interpretations and recommendations across the company’s portfolio of operated and non-operated assets. 


The Geologist will be a key contributor to the execution of subsurface workplans across the company’s assets. They will:

  • Collaborate and integrate with Subsurface Data Analysts, Geophysicists and Reservoir Engineers to develop comprehensive datasets and subsurface models across various software platforms
  • Work with Petrophysicists to develop innovative solutions to well log analysis
  • Develop stratigraphic concepts via well correlations using varied techniques
  • Creation of subsurface geological maps; including structural and stratigraphic seismic interpretation
  • Perform basin and petroleum system analysis and trap evaluation as required
  • Construction of static geological models; including structural framework and reservoir characterisation
  • Volumetric, risking and resource uncertainty assessment
  • QA/QC of technical work produced by operator in non-operated asset
  • Collaborate with the team to identify and evaluate near field leads, prospects and infill well locations and mature these through the opportunity hopper
  • Participate in peer assists and reviews with colleagues/partners
  • Provide input to well proposals, data acquisition justification and all aspect of the well delivery and execution process
  • Surveillance of ongoing well operations including geosteering as necessary
  • Support continuous improvement of the team
  • Monitor and assist with specialists and contractors to manage geological analysis projects

Key Knowledge & Experience

  • Extensive high-quality experience in subsurface interpretation, geological model building and problem solving using multiple data types
  • Proven industry track record of delivering high quality technical work in a timely fashion
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Supervise, coach and mentor junior staff
  • Personal commitment to organisational and technical excellence
  • Flexibility and desire to continue learning
  • Demonstrable experience in volume and risk estimation
  • Present and communicate proposals, results and recommendations clearly and articulately to both peers, partners and management

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