Senior Petrophysicist


About this role

• Plans, supervises, coordinates and controls the collection, analysis and evaluation of petrophysical data necessary to predict the presence of hydrocarbons in wells for calculations of oil and gas reserves and for reservoir studies in order to assist in formulating appropriate field development plans.Carries out several Petrophysics duties to fulfil the technical requirements within the team by ensuring suitable logging and interpretation techniques of adequate answer products and implementing cost effective programs whilst assuring high data quality deliverables.• Directs and participates in interpretation and evaluation of petrophysical data to determine presence and type of hydrocarbons, fluid contacts, rock matrix lithological model and physical properties
• Optimization of rock physical properties for accurate formation evaluation, reservoir characterization and reservoir’s monitoring.• Reviews and consolidates reports, and liaises with other team members to integrate petrophysical data and study results.
• Advises on well completion, casing depths, cementation quality and tubular goods for anticipated surveys including corrosion.• Coordinates and participates in formulating petrophysical contributions to exploration, appraisal, field development and reservoir studies. Includes establishing parameters and methodology; and liaising with contractors.
• Presents petrophysical findings and recommendations to management and other concerned parties, as required.• Performing ongoing review and update of existing data quality control procedure and monitor its application to maintain consistent acquired data quality.
• Review available data to develop and verify formation evaluation and reservoir characterization model.• Defines terms of reference, scope of work, methodology, parameters, timing and costs for contractors/consultants involved in petrophysical work
• Developing procedures, quality check and standards for digitizing all forms of petrophysical data.• Controls petrophysical data handling and processing and processing techniques on single well or multi wells (key wells or field wide) basis
• Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective section objectives


o Minimum BSc / B.Tech in Chemical engineering / Petroleum Engineering or equivalent.o 10+ years of experince as Petrophysics, prefared in the region of UAE and/or Oman
o Have good backgroung in reservoir studies and field development planso Experince in reservoir sensitivity and uncertainty analysis
o Strong background in Petrophysics, logging, reservoir characterizations, rig and rigless activities.o Excellent interpersonal skills and team work ability

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