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Operations Geologist

Last update: 14/02/2015


We are currently looking for Operations Geologists for international projects.


Main activities:

  • Guarantee pertinence, reliability and quality of geological data acquired while drilling
  • Define, Propose, Set-up and Supervise well data acquisition programs in compliance with safety requirements
  • Guarantee optimized well data acquisition with respect to quality and costs
  • Contribute to the safety of operations through real-time detection of geological and downhole conditions while drilling
  • Select and Supervise contracted services


  • Prepare programs for well data acquisitions
  • Participate to Intent to Drill report preparation
  • Initiate and Lead SOR and Geological well prognosis
  • Prepare, Launch and Evaluate call for tender and Conduct contract negotiations
  • Forecast and Assess geological risks in the course of drilling: pressure, inflow...
  • Supervise geological operations while drilling
  • Supervise geological wellsite personnel
  • Supervise acquisitions (Mud log, LWD, Wire-line, VSP, MDT, coring...)
  • Guarantee and Validate data flow from drilling site and to headquarter
  • Interpret geological data while drilling
  • Guarantee the transfer of information concerning safety of drilling
  • Control quality and Validate the well data.
  • Guarantee the detection and the evaluation of reservoirs and their contents (Quick Look and expertise)
  • Launch and Follow petrophysics studies
  • Ensure relevant reporting in the course of drilling
  • Guarantee end-of-well reports
  • Organize the wellsite geologist calendar.
  • Follow-up costs associated to well data acquisition
  • Propose and Implement technological innovations in the operation geology domain
  • Carry out quality audits on contractors and service companies
  • Train less experienced engineers

Background required:

  • Bachelor or M.Sc. in Geology
  • Experience of minimum 5 years as Operations geologist in oil and gas sector
  • Technical skills: Operations/Subsurface, petrophysics, Log acquisition, Quantitative interpretation, Modelling, Reserves estimation, Reservoir Engineering, Structural and sedimentary geology
  • Knowledge of Drilling softwares (WINLOG, GRAVITAS…) is mandatory
  • Good level in English required


If you think that you are qualified an interested in this opportunity,

Please send your CV in a word format as well as your salary expectations to or  via the application form here - use the form.