Geologist Operation (Geo Ops)

  • Full Time
  • Rotational
  • Brazil



Personal Qualities


We’re 20,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries delivering oil, gas, wind and solar power to 170 million people worldwide. Taking on tough energy challenges is our job. Right now, we’re facing an enormous task: supplying the world with the energy it needs, while lowering emissions.

We’re up for the challenge. Are you?

The position

By joining our team in Exploration & Production International you will have the opportunity to:

  • Active role as operations geologist, contributing to daily morning meetings, daily well reporting and well section reviews.

  • Expected to participate in the operations on-call rotation, also being expected to work offshore on an as-needed basis.
  • Will participate in multi-disciplinary well planning projects (drilling and testing).
  • Actively take part during well-execution, assuring safe operations and cost efficient, together with high quality data acquisition.
  • Will have interfaces towards both G&G and Drilling & Well, as well as stakeholder management involving numerous other disciplines.
  • Management of offshore geological services, e.g. mud loggers and consultant wellsite geologists.
  • Together with other professionals within the same project will be responsible for pore pressure and wellbore stability prognoses, blowout and depletion studies, data acquisition, evaluation and quality assurance of geological well data as well as reporting (pre- and post-well).
  • Occasional onshore duty will be relevant when following up wireline and/or well testing operations towards wellsite.
  • Occasional onshore/offshore duty will be relevant when following up Geosteering operations towards wellsite.


Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values, open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for:

  • Significant experience with production well planning, operations geology and wellsite geology is required.

  • Must hold a valid CREA.
  • Experience with geosteering and the latest LWD/MWD, wireline, coring and mud-logging technologies is expected.
  • Advanced knowledge in the theory as well as the use of wellbore stability and pore pressure prediction methods is required.
  • Working knowledge of operations petrophysics.
  • Experience with carbonates (especially pre-salt).
  • Experience with other geoscience/petrophysical platforms (DSG, RMS, techlog, etc.) is an asset.
  • Good communication and language skills in English (both orally and written).
  • Exhibit a dedication to HSE and quality and aiming for continuous improvement.
  • Proactive, demonstrates initiative, broad interest and ambition to learn.

General information

Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in Portuguese, English or a Scandinavian language. Applications submitted without necessary attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law.

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