Geology Specialist – Qatargas Qatargas , Qatar , Doha

Job Purpose
Technical leader and contributor responsible for designing, providing supervision and implementing geological/geophysical activities associated with active field development, reservoir surveillance and subsurface studies including opportunity identification and generation to support well integrity, production sustainment and cost optimization.
Reporting and Relationships – I
Reports to Head of Geology.
Internal
Regular contact with Subsurface personnel.
Regular contact with Onshore and Offshore asset (North and South Operations), Major Projects, HSE&Q, Human Capital, Shared Services and Legal.
External
Shareholders (Shareholder SMEs).
3rd Party vendors (Geoscience related services including Mud Logging, Wellsite Geologists, Geotechnical and Geophysical site surveys, etc).
Reporting and Relationships – II
Job Context & Major Challenge(s) – I
Operates in a multi-cultural, multi-national environment requiring maturity and good communication skills.
Capable of exercising discretion on areas to investigate and methodologies to pursue.
Influence without authority on decision-making process through technical support and recommendations.
Recommendations have potential to significantly impact work program and budget for Qatar’s North Field development and production/surveillance operations.
Job Context & Major Challenge(s) – II
Financial Dimension
As defined for this job level in the Delegation of Authority and/or approved budget.
Generic Accountabilities – All Employees
Safety Health & Environment
Ensure all activities are undertaken in compliance with Company Safety, Health and Environment and Quality policies, regulations and standards.
Qatarization Program
Contribute to the development of Qatari employees. This accountability is a condition of employment for expatriate employees.
Firewall Compliance
Ensure all activities undertaken comply with anti–trust and competition laws and the Company firewall policies and procedures.

Key Job Accountabilities – I
Provide input on key geoscience activities, strategy, improvement initiatives, technology, sustainability efforts, and cost optimization opportunities to Geoscience management for consideration into Petroleum Engineering annual work program and activities,
Establish an accurate and complete geoscience databases including use of the Petrel software platform for smooth geoscience support of Petroleum Engineering activities. Integrate new geological/geophysical, petrophysical and well surveillance data, and update the reservoir description of offshore and onshore reservoirs,
Provide and produce geologic input to Qatargas Development Programs including well trajectory planning, optimization of well locations, and well data acquisition requirements for both infill and appraisal wells, as well as carrying out post-drilling geoscience interpretation and evaluation to ensure Shareholders expectations are met and delivered effectively,
Develop, provide and implement geoscience assessment and evaluation results and recommendations to the Asset Surveillance Team activities and priorities with focus on improving the ASTs understanding of geologic controls on reservoir flow performance,

Key Job Accountabilities – II
Pursue and promote geoscience information and recommendations to multifunctional teams within Subsurface to implement studies and projects driven by or significantly impacted by Geoscience knowledge
Provide support in understanding and optimizing waste water and acid gas disposal strategies, including the reservoir characterization of the disposal reservoirs and their adjacent seals. Strengthen oversight with geological input for the monitoring of acid gas disposal and new technologies as they become available to ensure effective and safe injection programs are delivered.
Provide and implement the geologic descriptions to support Qatargas surveillance studies (e.g. Saphir-Impact)
Promote and stimulate the dissemination and integration of knowledge/learnings from subsurface geoscience related studies (such as Reservoir Flow and Fault/Fracture studies) to the ASTs to enhance their understanding of the reservoir flow behaviour, and identification of well intervention opportunities for production sustainment.

Key Job Accountabilities – III
Collaborate with external parties (Shareholders R&D, vendors, etc.) on research and development work as required in the effort to enhance efficiency, improve productivity and achieve cost optimization
Develop and execute technical mentoring programs and activities for graduate trainees and less experienced staff. Organize, participate and deliver knowledge sharing activities in areas of expertise internally within Qatargas and/or externally representing Qatargas in conferences and workshops in support of the high performance culture of Qatargas.
Part B: Person Specification – Minimum Requirement

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Geoscience or related field.
Knowledge and/or Experience – I
8 years of industry experience.
Good knowledge on variety of field and asset life cycles.
Experienced mentor.
Knowledge and/or Experience – II
Technical and Business Skills – I
Expert in computer skills in commonly used software (Microsoft Suite, etc) as well as skill area specific computer skills (e.g. Petrel, Petrel Studio)
Expert in other skills within his/her area of expertise (e.g. within Geologic Rig Support Operations, Field Development, Geoscience Studies)
Aware of all and knowledgeable of at least three cross functional skills (e.g. – Drilling, Completions, Reservoir Modelling, Reservoir Surveillance, Subsurface Data Management, Production Engineering)
Native level written and oral English language communication skills
Competent in the ability to generate/introduce new ideas and concepts

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