Company: BP
Skills: IT - Programming & Database, Petrophysicist
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

The Data Specialist provides technical and data management support to a subsurface and/or GWO team or region. They work closely with the Region/Function SIM to deliver Information Management (SIM) operations and project delivery within their team or region and with Global Domain Leads providing technical expertise and guidance in one or more specific data domains and supporting the delivery of the Digital strategy.
  • Actively seeking to improve data quality, automate and simplify workflows and processes
  • Making recommendations and influencing decisions at regional and global level
  • Creating innovative solutions to improve process, workflow, best practice and service delivery
  • Challenging conventional thinking, problem solving and innovating
  • Identifying, piloting and applying new technology to improve data and service delivery
  • Actively seeking to apply data science techniques; automation and machine learning, including the use of analytical and visualisation tools to translate data and interpreted results into actionable insights and value.
  • Supporting the Region/Function SIM in coordinating and delivering SIM services to a team or region
  • Supporting a team or region with a wide range of data management tasks and activities
  • Creating high quality workflow products for a team or region, such as maps, cross-sections, technical documents, presentations, reports etc.
  • Providing data, information management and technical workflow support to Business Teams using core subsurface and mapping applications
  • Capturing knowledge and expertly managing the business workflow products
  • Preparing digital and physical data for use in subsurface and/or regional workflows and technical systems, as well as managing the receipt and distribution to and from third parties, e.g. partners, contractors and regulatory authorities
  • Reformatting of digital data using scripting and tools
  • Demonstrating in-depth knowledge of subsurface and upstream oil and gas science and technology
  • Analysing, modelling or mapping subsurface and upstream data using technical applications, analytical tools and technologies
  • Coordinating, managing and administering data, information and documents within a variety of technical applications and tools
  • Delivering and managing elements of projects in a team or region
  • Assisting Region/Function SIM to monitor the service delivery, performance management and compliance within a team or region
  • Identifying, championing and performing data improvement initiatives
  • Resolving data management, migration, integration, technical and data quality issues
  • Ensuring data is correctly loaded to project and master data stores, accurately catalogued and metadata captured
  • Leading efforts to implement and embed global and domain strategies, workflows, processes and solutions in team or region
  • Assisting SIM Global Domain Leads in designing and developing standards, best practice, process and strategy
  • Ensuring compliance with safety, legal, regulatory, security and governmental guidelines
  • Accurately documenting data processes, standards & workflows
  • Leading by example and exhibiting BP values and behaviours
  • Creating clear, concise, high quality communications and presentations
  • Actively engaging with their team to make complex decisions & solve complex problems
  • Encouraging and respecting the participation and contribution of other team members
  • Actively participating and contributing to relevant Community of Practice (CoPs) or Communities of Interest (CoIs)
  • Actively sharing knowledge and best practices regionally and globally
  • Coaching and mentoring others including Peers, Challengers and new joiners
  • Being an active member of relevant professional and industry bodies to develop deeper domain knowledge & broaden expertise
  • Stepping forward to lead as needed
  • Managing a wide range of stakeholder relationships
  • Influencing key stakeholders and management
  • Managing a diverse range of data related requests and issues
  • Actively demonstrating the value of data and information management
Wells Domain Elements
In supporting the Wells domain, the following elements of domain knowledge, understanding and experience shall be evident:
  • Management of well log data throughout its lifecycle, including Real-Time, MWD / LWD and Wireline data types, image logs, reports and petrophysical interpretation (including environmental corrections, despiking, joining etc.) and master and project storage and end-user usage requirements
  • New Well Common Process for one or more BP Operated wells, from pre-appraise to operate; have the capability to manage the applicable data types at all stages
  • Using data management and end-user applications/scripting and their data stores containing geological and wells data including Petrel, Studio Manager, Techlog, Recall/Dropsite, SharePoint, EDM, Compass, OpenWells, Spotfire, PowerBI, Python, to perform data loading, export, QC/QA, editing, visualisation and analysis etc.
  • Management of core data throughout its lifecycle, including samples, RCA, SCAL, core images, reports and interpretation, and master and project storage and end-user usage requirements
  • Wells-related data types and understand their standards, quality and integration requirements within and between GWO, RD, Exploration and UT