Vacancy Shell Exploration & Production Company, United States

April 19, 2011 · Posted in Petroleum 

Shell Exploration & Production Company

(L) Senior Petrophysicist (Houston, TX) Job ID: U23837
Location: Houston Woodcreek Complex, Texas, United States

Onshore Gas (OG) manages a portfolio presently consisting of six core areas in North America. We will develop and produce these areas in a manner competitive with or superior to our competition on a unit cost basis and by adhering to the stakeholder principles important to Shell. This will support Exploration, Business Development, and our own effort to grow the OG asset base.

At Shell our commitment is to satisfy the world’s need for energy with economically, socially and environmentally responsible solutions. We seek a high standard of performance, and understand that great ideas can change the world. If you want to work with a group of creative, ambitious and innovative professionals then you should consider Shell. We will provide you with the resources to put your ideas into action, worldwide opportunities to advance your career, and outstanding benefits and rewards that support your quality of life. Join us and let’s make a real difference together.

* Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
* Bachelor’s degree in Petrophysical, Petroleum or Geological Engineering from accredited university.
* Minimum five (5) to (10) years experience in the Petrophysical Engineering discipline with demonstrated leadership skills and competencies.
* Experience in Offshore and Onshore with unconventional reservoir.
* Good team player who passes on gained (and existing) competences within the team.
* Knowledge and/or experience with TechLog application preferred.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain & discuss work product results with internal customers and stakeholders.
* The successful candidate will be expected to transfer leanings from other areas to impact early pre-development assessments of these opportunities.
* Support research and development efforts for the discipline; specifically, active participation in internal knowledge sharing activities is expected.
* In addition to the technical skills associated with requirements above (e.g. deterministic well log Analysis, incorporation of core analysis results), the successful candidate will demonstrate interpersonal effectiveness and comfortably motivate & deliver results through others.

The successful candidate will have an Exploration,Development,or Surveillance Petrophysical Engineering background with the expertise and experience to provide petrophysical assessments for onshore North & South American exploration and early development projects.

This position will contribute to Shell’s corporate efforts to grow the onshore portfolio in oil and gas unconventional reservoirs. Successful ventures are characterized by large drilling inventories,often horizontal wells with multi-stage frac treatments,and simplified gathering and processing systems. Low cost,execution,HSE are the critical performance measures.

This role will serve as a component of overall subsurface effort for onshore unconventional reservoir (oil & gas) early maturation,exploration,and M&A support. This broadly includes EUR & production performance predictions,analog studies,offset / competitor evaluations,and fit-for-purpose screening studies as needed.

Additional responsibilities include
* definition and management of formation evaluation programmes:
o To ensure delivery of safe and cost effective data gathering programmes
o Ensure exploration team data objectives are fully met
o Ability to make standalone operational decisions during complex formation evaluation activities
o Manage complex core analysis programmes

* Excellent knowledge of open and cased hole logging tool types – function and application,and champion introduction of new technology as appropriate

* Interpretation and analysis of Petrophysical core and log data in unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs including very tight sands,BCG systems and shale gas and oil systems

* Provide input to optimum completion of wells based on results of integrated Petrophysical & Geo-mechanical data

* Integration of Petrophysical data into asset team subsurface models for resource assessment,estimation,and reporting in addition to field appraisal support

* Carry out petrophysical studies in support of land sales,field studies and exploration support opportunities

* Proactive analysis and acquisition of petrophysical data to:
o Identify production improvement opportunities,
o Identification of additional hydrocarbon resources
o Identify business improvement opportunities

Broad general experience with onshore pore pressure prediction will be useful in support of Exploration prospect execution.

The Shell Group offers an outstanding benefits package. No phone inquiries will be accepted.

Application Deadline: Thursday 05 May 2011

Number of Vacancies: 1

In addition to the tasks outlined in this job description, you may be assigned other responsibilities as needed. The Royal Dutch/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.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy which sets out, the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

‘Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer’.

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