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Senior Exploration Geologist

Kuwait Energy Company (KEC)

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Ref: MP265-34

The Role


Position Title: Sr. Exploration Geologist
Department: Technology Group
Country: Head Office, Kuwait
Reports to (Position Title): Tech. Director Geology


Understand different exploration stages, from regional exploration to target drilling of Greenfield projects and perform but not limited to the activities listed hereunder.



Minimum Academic Qualifications

Post graduation in Geology or Applied Geology

Required Technical Competencies (List 5 of the most appropriate enabling)

a. Software (Petrel or equivalent + SMT and knowledge of Petromod)
b. Clastic and carbonate reservoirs & tight gas reservoirs
c. Knowledge of Sedimentary and Basement related tectonics
d. Technical skills: Understanding of the Petroleum system (source/reservoir/seal/migration), Play based exploration, Mapping skills, well log interpretation and correlation, isopaching, Ranking of lead – prospect, Resource estimation, Risking the prospects/lead
e. Assessment of subsurface uncertainties and risks, data limitations
f. Data integration skills: core data, seismic, well data, statistical analysis
g. Planning skills: well locations, well design, contribute in operations decisions, presenting drilling prospects to the management for approval
h. Prepare well proposals, well completions and evaluation reports
i. ddddVolumetric estimation of hydrocarbon resources
j. Volumetric estimation of hydrocarbon reserves
k. Understanding of geochemistry
l. Participate in new opportunities
m. Support in meeting the business objectives

Required Generic Competencies (Behavioral)

Candidate must be proactive, self motivated, have clear communication (clear communication with peers, seniors and other disciplines; good presentation skills), be a team player, have attention to detail, be conscious of and work under tight deadlines

Minimum Work Experience (specify # of years, type of experience, etc.)

5+ years as a Exploration Geologist

About the Company

Established in Kuwait in August 2005, Kuwait Energy Company is an independent Oil & Gas Exploration and Production company. Kuwait Energy Company prides itself as an Oil & Gas company with extensive knowledge of the Middle East region with outstanding relations with host governments, national oil companies and international companies that operate in the Middle East.

Kuwait Energy has a high quality and diverse portfolio of oil and gas assets and is focused on exploration, production and development of oil and gas reserves in the MENA and Eurasia regions.

Headquartered in Kuwait, the Company’s regional offices include Cairo, Sana’a, Baghdad, Basra, Ukhta and Kiev, overseeing operations in eight countries namely Egypt, Yemen, Iraq, Oman, Ukraine, Latvia, Russia and Pakistan. Our participation interests range from 15% to 100% across our exploration and producing assets, providing a balance of risk diversification with significant upside exploration potential.