Head, Subsurface (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah)

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Sabah

Spencer Ogden

Job description

 Candidate is the lead person responsible to cover the subsurface discipline matters in protecting shareholders’ value

A member of E & P team, reporting to Upstream Director, working together with other members of E & P team and assisting Upstream Director to deliver  E & P business objective.

A member in the Technical Committee representing the non-operator, responsible to review the Operator work on subsurface, FDP subjects to identify the risks and opportunities and to influence Operator to rectify shortcomings or improvement to protect shareholders’ interests

Lead the subsurface team, and mentor to junior subsurface staff, to carry out technical studies to verify and cross check on Operator work

Set up and maintain a subsurface database, evaluation methodology and work processes, and contemporary software tools to continuously upgrade the subsurface data and knowledge

Contract holder for engaging and QAQC works of external resources to carry out technical studies including seismic and QI studies, static and dynamic modelling, well optimisation, reserves calculations, production forecasting, FDP, ADP to support project maturation and implementation, stewardship and surveillance work

Review Operator work for Final Investment Decision (FID) of development projects

Provide advices and seek endorsement from Board on S due diligence process, non-operator interests, development project FIDs, annual work program and budgets and annual business planning relating to technical studies and development projects

Actively participate in company’s HSE and CSR initiatives and programs that include but not limited to, safety observations and HSE Trainings, community and society contributions

Qualifications and Skill:

 Minimum with Bachelor’s degree in geology and geophysics or petroleum engineering or equivalent and relevant academic qualifications

Min 15 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas company with focussed experience in one of the subsurface disciplines (RE, PT).  Technical managerial skills would be a pre-requisite

Detailed skills in reservoir engineering or production technology who has coordinated integration of subsurface disciplines (GG, RE, PP, PT and Econs) in hydrocarbon maturation funnel, Field Development Planning and Area Development Plans

Familiar with reserves calculation and reporting and production forecasting

Experience in using geomodelling and engineering software tools like PETREL and OFM or other analytical calculation in line with industrial standard

Knowledge in well design, operations, drilling hazard analysis, drilling, cutting core and core analysis and production testing would be an advantage

Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills and the ability to draw and support technical and commercial conclusions.

Good communication and presentation skills, strong interpersonal skills. Ability to express professional opinions on technical subjects, both orally and in writing.

Able to coach and mentor junior subsurface staff

To apply for this job please visit www.spencer-ogden.com.