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Operations geologist

Location: Trondheim, Oslo and Stavanger
Duration: 31.07.2027
Apply by: 30.04.2024

Jobref: 19006

Start: 01.08.2024

This role as an operations geologist is a part of the D&W project and will be working in close collaboration with the asset, subsurface, projects, contractors and the drilling superintendents. The position will require presence at Client’s offices either in Trondheim, Oslo or Stavanger and reports to the relevant D&W Manager in project. The project development consist of 9 subsea templates, 3 platforms and a total of 59 wells. Planned spud is during first half of 2025.

In this role, you will be responsible for improve operational effectiveness and cost reduction during well planning and execution. Operations geology in the company is organized within the D&W department so being a good communicator between the subsurface and drilling department to achieve common goals is of great importance.

Typical work tasks can be:

  • Provide input to risk analysis, well design, data acquisition plan, geological evaluation and
    pore pressure prediction
  • Geological supervision of drilling operations.
  • Responsible for successful acquisition of data as detailed in Data Acquisition Plan, delivery of all Geological Deliveries to Subsurface teams including Daily Geological Report, monitoring and quality assurance of service provider deliverables
  • Responsible for capturing lessons learned during operations to ensure continuous
    improvement within the company.
  • Responsible for QC/ archiving of acquired data/reports and completion of Final Well report.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum M.sc. engineering/Geology degree or similar in scientific subjects.
  • Experience in well planning and offshore operations
  • Pore, fracture gradient and wellbore stability prognosis experience is of advantage
  • Fluent in English and preferably fluent in Norwegian, both verbal and written
  • Experience in Petrel, Gravitas or other relevant software is of an advantage


If interested in this position, please contact [email protected]



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