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Petrophysicist - Deepwater Nigeria
May 15, 2007

SIEP Overseas Services Inc

Petrophysicist - Deepwater Nigeria

INDUSTRY: Utilities and Energy
JOB CATEGORY: Engineer (Design, Technical, Research, Software, Hardware)
v2 JOB CATEGORY: Petroleum Engineer


CITY: Houston
ZIP CODE: 77001


Research, development and the deployment of technology for Shell's global exploration and production businesses is managed by Shell's technology division of Shell International Exploration and Production (SIEP). Two companies, one based in The Netherlands and the other in the United States, work together to provide a wide range of products and services to Shell companies in the sector.

EPT-Solutions is the front-end project delivery organization of Shell International Exploration and Production. The organization embeds 700 technical professionals with more than 20 different nationalities, located in Houston and Rijswijk/Aberdeen. In addition to EPT-Solutions staff, the multi-disciplinary project teams are staffed with resources from other Global Technical Partners for specialist support and surface engineering skills. Together with the Regions and the Global Exploration and New Business Development organizations, EPT-Solutions works on delivering many high profile EP projects, and thus is a key enabler for the future of EP. Working in EPT-Solutions guarantees a global reach and involvement in Shell's top priority E&P projects. This position offers exposure to work in a high tech environment, working with highly experienced and competent colleagues, in an atmosphere where technical and operational excellence, and diversity, are highly valued. The variety of projects, their global reach, and the different roles within the project teams offer numerous development opportunities to increasing one's personal network and promote one's reputation and influence, as well as provide for a good appreciation of Shell's business needs and priorities.  Shell International Exploration and Production Inc. is currently seeking a Reservoir Engineer for its Houston, Texas location.

Shell International Exploration and Production Inc. is currently seeking a Petrophysicist for its Houston, Texas location.

Responsibilities :
In this position, you will be responsible for performing high-quality Petrophysics activities in the integrated NOV Nigeria Deepwater team within EP Solutions. You will also perform integrated field and QI studies, plan, guide and evaluate petrophysical operations and participates in the dissemination and deployment of best practices.

Key Accountabilities: ·
Development and implementation of recommended practices and workflows in EP-Solutions and beyond · Participation in the technical review of operator data acquisition plans and Petrophysical interpretations · Participation in peer assists, technical assurance reviews and competitive technical intelligence activities · Proper documentation of all work products and data management in conformance with Shell procedures · Keeping abreast of technology developments (internal and external) and deploy fit-for-purpose new technology, taking advantage of support from Project expertise teams in EP Solutions and EP Center of expertise · Effective guiding and co-operation with logging and coring service providers to obtain high quality and cost-effective data from our wells · Engaging and Influencing operator Petrophysicist on reservoir characterization · Coaching and training of less experienced staff · Participation in PP discipline activities such as health checks and project improvement plans

Requirements :
To be considered for this position, you must possess a Bachelor's Degree or higher in Petrophysics and have approximately 7 or more years of relevant professional experience.

Additional Requirements:
Solid understanding of petrophysical applications across the E&P lifecycle · Recent experience and skills in operations, use of value of information · Techniques, volumetric estimation and/or integrated reservoir modeling · Strong negotiating and influencing skills, with demonstrated ability to influence both internal and external stakeholders · Ability to form effective networks and to work co-operatively with Global Technical Partners, Regions and third parties High degree of professionalism and a drive for excellence · Strong interpersonal and communication skills · Ability to develop and maintain relationships of mutual respect · Willingness to accept personal responsibility for projects and recommendations, and a willingness to work through others · Ability to think independently and challenge conventional answers when not supported by the facts · Courage to say no and reject ideas and proposals that do not meet hard scrutiny In addition to the tasks outlined in this job description, you may be assigned other responsibilities as needed. The Shell Group of companies offers an outstanding benefits package. In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online candidate profile. No phone inquiries will be accepted. Shell Companies in the U.S. are equal opportunity employers.

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