Geophysicist - Well Planning

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Negotiable
Houston, TX, Texas

The role exists to ensure all wells are drilled safely, compliant with all regulations, and efficiently to meet defined well objectives in accordance with the Statement of Requirements (SOR) while meeting the expectations of the New Wells Common Process. This delivery requires collaboration and effective communication across Subsurface and Wells teams.

Job Description
Well Planning:

  • Support and/or lead efforts to develop feasible well concepts from the reservoir target hopper.
  • Support and/or lead well planning activities and construction of relevant documents consistent with clients New Wells Common Process and in compliance with client standards for Safety and Operational Risks.
  • Liaise with Renewal and/or Asset Geoscientists to ensure the well planning activities and documents continue to meet the target objectives and desired outcomes articulated for the well.
  • Assume primary responsibility for seismic description of the overburden. Generate depth prognoses (with uncertainty ranges) for appropriate surfaces and faults. Work with directional engineer to design well paths that meet subsurface well objectives while avoiding or mitigating drilling/completion risks.
  • Assist in the creation of pre-drill risk registers and ensure mitigation and contingency plans are created for all geological risks.
  • Support and/or lead the construction of the SOR document ensuring the well objectives, data acquisition, and all relevant overburden characterization elements are contained.
  • Ensure integration of well planning and operational activity through strong collaboration with key stakeholders, including Subsurface and Wells leadership.
  • Assist in the construction of the (Geological Operations Plan (GOP), ensuring all relevant information is contained in this document.


Geological Operations:

  • Participate in daily subsurface operations meeting.
  • Participate as required and contribute relevant subsurface interpretations at the morning Wells rig call.
  • Participate in subsurface hole section previews.
  • Provide support to the Operations Geologist: daily and as needed.
  • Help interpret and select formation tops, casing, and core points per SOR and appropriate decision trees.

Post Well:

  • Support successful End-of-Well Report completion, ensuring the report meets the expectations of the New Wells Common Process.
  • Capture and document all post well key learnings in the corporate database and share in appropriate technical venues.
  • Support root cause analysis for any NPT event related to subsurface operations and ensure these learnings are distributed through the appropriate venues and stakeholders.

Experience:

  • University Degree in geophysics, geology, or related subject.
  • 7-15 years of relevant industry experience, much of which should have been gained in a geoscience well planning environment.
  • Essential industry experience in the areas of well operations, well planning, seismic interpretation, and seismic depth uncertainty characterization.
  • Petrel is highly desirable.
  • Experience with deep water Gulf of Mexico exploration and development wells is highly desirable.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


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Location: Working between Houston and Calgary. Flexibity available.

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Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

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  • Reviews and provides comments on instrumentation and control designs.
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About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

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Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.