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Specialist, Petrophysicist (Studies)

Full time at International Development Company Manpower Supply in UAE
Posted on August 13, 2020

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Integrated Formation Evaluation in of all the fields and reservoirs for ADP to back-up Exploration & Development activities and FDP's (To Interpret, calculate, review and investigate), including values for calculation of reserves, such as reservoir characterization, Saturation Height functions (Logs & Core based), permeability calculations, correlation and prediction based on RRT using all possible information including all MWD and open/cased-hole logs, Wire Line-test, NMR, Image logs, PLT, SCAL, and production test results (Pressure Transient Analysis, PTA).   Recommends appropriate way forwards for Testing, FDP, etc.; including cost effective solutions. Pursues and sets data gathering strategies and Provides professional Petrophysical advice to Drilling & Field Production Operations to enhance operational decision making.



Job Specific Accountabilities

  • Ensures appropriate Formation Evaluation procedures are carried out in ADP. Controls and directs all activities related to Petrophysical interpretations & data to develop reservoir characterization models.
  • Ensure quality control of acquired and processed data and the adequacy of acquisition and processing techniques for open and cased holes. Includes directing & participating in the categorization / standardization the selection of appropriate downhole sensors for cased-hole reservoir and well performance monitoring for data acquisition.
  • Establishing and updating procedures and standard presentations for data acquisition by reviewing and recommending configuration of downhole tools to ensure safe operation and comprehensive / representative coverage of data across zones of interest.
  • Reviews and updates of existing data quality control procedures and monitor its application to maintain consistent acquired data quality, including quality checks and standards for digitizing all forms of Petrophysical data.
  • Assesses new technology and defines areas of applications. Liaises with contractors to improve resource utilization and optimization, carries out technical audits and provides specialist support to all areas of Petrophysics including support from outsource and in-house key well and field wide reviews.
  • Verifies & modifies existing approach / parameters to quantify uncertainties by recommending, justifying new data acquisition and processing requirements.



  • Daily interaction with VP-Exploration and team member within Development and Division on the ongoing operations and projects.
  • Geoscience Manager
  • Operation Subsurface Team
  • Exploration team
  • Drilling Operations team
  • Commercial department


  • Wireline & LWD vendors
  • Coring & Core Analysis service providers
  • Outsourced Studies consultants
  • ADNOC Technical Centre
  • ADNOC Group companies
  • Occasional contacts with consultants and contractors on projects carried out for companyADNOC, as required.



Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor Degree in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent

Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

  • 20 years or more hands-on experience of Carbonate interpretation, (Operations and Studies environments)

Professional Certifications

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers International (SPE)
  • Society of Petrophysicist and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA)
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists AAPG.



  • Advanced knowledge of Petrophysical techniques in reservoir rock type characterisation - Expert Skill Level.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of LWD, wireline, tools and analysis techniques - Expert Skill Level.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with core data and core-log integration - Expert Skill Level.
  • Deterministic and probabilistic Petrophysical techniques - Expert Skill Level.
  • Carbonate complex mineral interpretations and analysis workflows - Expert Skill Level.
  • Knowledge in Image and NMR integration.
  • Excellent experience in Techlog, Petrel and IP software.
  • Project management - Skill Level.
  • Upstream oil & gas field development and production operations technical engineering background - Skill level.
  • Upstream oil & gas sub-surface reservoir management, drilling and well design - Skill level.
  • Computer skills; presentation, spreadsheets, document preparation - Skill level.


8. behavioural CompetenciEs:

  • Excellent Team Player with strong Team focus in a multicultural environment.
  • Combination of technical excellence and strong interpersonal skills.
  • High Developed   EQ (emotional Intelligence).
  • Excellent Coaching and Mentoring skills.
  • Good presentation and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with a positive 'can-do' attitude..
  • Entrepreneurial approach to business decisions.
  • Ability to work in a fully-integrated team and also independently.
  • Ability to think outside the box.
  • Strong teamwork and ability to work in multi-culture and multi-company environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong level of commitment and loyalty..
  • Attention to Details and good Problem solving skills.
  • Good Client interfacing skills.

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