Pore Pressure Specialist IV (Contract)

Bunker Hill Village, Texas

Senior Pore Pressure Fracture Gradient (PPFG)/Geomechanics Specialist

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver safety related Pore Pressure and Fracture Gradient Drill Window Forecast with integrated geomechanics and generate updated forecasts during well operations as needed
  • Evaluate NPT events and support investigations to capture and share learnings
  • Evaluate zonal isolation requirements for well construction and abandonment
  • Lead development of safety-related compliant pore and fracture pressure forecasts, pressure detection strategies for strategic regional wells
  • Engage geomechanics in the development of wellbore strengthening and wellbore stability evaluations and evaluate sub-surface related "non-productive time" (NPT) events for root cause to drive learning

Job Requirements:

  • Sound Geoscience and Geomechanics background, working knowledge of Petrophysics, Basin Modelling, Processing Geophysics, Reservoir Engineering, Drilling Engineering, Rig Systems, and Well Control
  • Proficient in Techlog and Excel
  • Proficient in Petrel
  • Proficient in vendor real-time monitoring software
  • Experience in well planning and operations
  • Advanced Degree in Geoscience/Petrophysics or Geomechanics

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