Geologist (Exploration)

Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production (OOCEP)
Muscat, Oman

Ref: MP244-37
Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production (OOCEP)

The Role


The Role


Overview

Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production LLC (OOCEP) is currently seeking to appoint an experienced Geologist in our Exploration team. Reporting to the Exploration Manager the role will be based in Muscat - Sultanate of Oman.

Job Responsibilities & Activities

This will be a functional position in exploration discipline and incumbent would drive regional to prospect level geological studies with reference to source rock and hydrocarbon geochemistry, depositional environment analysis and petroleum system/basin modelling in order to support integrated geosciences workflows for OOCEP exploration blocks. Also have to play an active role in assisting geo-science decisions in new acreage acquisitions as and when initiated by Oman Oil Company E&P LLC (OOCEP).

Responsible for geological analysis within the exploration team with focus on regional to prospect level petroleum system, source rock and hydrocarbon geochemistry and depositional environment analysis and modelling.
Interpret and integrate G&G data to define play uncertainty, risk and volume.
Interpret and develop structural and stratigraphic cross sections.
Study and analyse published literature and data to understand crustal configuration frame out tectonic episodes and heat flow models to suggest uncertainties about maturity and expulsion timing.
Scope, interface and QC sedimentological, paleontological and geochemistry studies.
Proactively identify, delineate and propose areas and regions from exploration potential and play fairway concepts. Identify unconventional shale gas/oil potential.
Play an active role in exploration play discussions raising OOCEP profile by participating in international geo-sciences conferences and workshops
Mentor junior staff to minimize their transition into self sufficiency for geological interpretation work.

Requirements


Requirements


Minimum Requirements of Education, Experience, Skills

BSc / Masters in Geology, with high level technical knowledge in petroleum system analysis, geochemistry and basin modelling.
Minimum 10 years experience in petroleum geological interpretation. Should have evolved skills in geochemistry and depositional environment analysis.
Familiarity and exposure to 1D/2D/3D basin modelling softwares and structural restoration methods.
Exposure to workstation based geological interpretation work flow on industry leading G&G softwares like Landmark/Petrel/SMT etc.
Strong interpersonal with effective oral and written communication. Results oriented with ability to prioritize and deliver results.
Ability to develop and mentor local junior staff
Excellent communications skills
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Analytical and problem solving skills.

About the Company


About the Company


Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production LLC (OOCEP) is an upstream Oil & Gas company based in the Sultanate of Oman. Initially having operated as a division of Oman Oil Company SAOC (OOC), OOCEP is now a subsidiary of OOC following the Company's incorporation as a separate legal entity in 2009. OOCEP has numerous assets and diversified interests in Oil & Gas exploration and production both inside and outside Oman.
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