Company: Qatar Petroleum
Skills: Geologist
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Qatar



Primary Purpose of Job

To monitor, control and supervise the geological and geophysical activities of PSA companies working in Qatar. To coordinate and control geological, geophysical & petrophysical data collection for oil & gas wells of all hydrocarbon resources for PSA operated oil fields. To analyze and evaluate these data and to establish most suitable geological models for utilization in simulation. To carry out independent studies and to review and assess geological and geophysical studies and reports carried out by PSA companies. To monitor drilling activities.


B.Sc. degree in Geology or Geophysics with extensive petroleum geology training. Should be computer literate and have performed extensive work on mapping and modeling software. M.Sc is preferred.

Experience & Skills

15 years experience as a Geologist with a broad knowledge in all aspects of geophysics, seismic and well log interpretation, well completion and workover activities. Well-site experience and supervisory experience of 2 to 3 years is required. Due to the complex nature of the job, expected to work independently with minimum supervision in accordance with standards and QP approved department policies, guidelines and procedures. Work related to other departments and foreign companies must be reviewed and approved by supervisor. Required to be a recognized authority in his discipline with detailed academic knowledge integrated with significant practical experience. In addition, the incumbent is required to have an in-depth knowledge of the other disciplines within the department. A fundamental pre-requisite of the job is a comprehensive understanding and a clear demonstrable ability to optimally handle uncertainty. Be fully conversant and have good working knowledge of all relevant computer applications in his discipline, including geo-modeling software such as Petrel and IRAP/RMS. Additionally, a working understanding of the software used by the other disciplines in the department is required. Be able to communicate effectively with the other disciplines identifying what information at what time and at what accuracy is required. Has a proven ability and good records to work effectively and efficiently both in multidisciplinary and culturally diverse teams. The ability to identify the key leveraging variables in complex situations frequently involving multiple disciplines. Manages the sub-surface uncertainty through the anticipation of alternatives, quantifying exposure and maximising reward. Due to the operational nature of the position, the incumbent may be on site, or on call, for extended periods. The incumbent will need the mental rigour to deal with frequent disruptions outside working hours and to make optimal operational decisions regardless of the nature or timing of the disruption.

Qatar Petroleum is an integrated national oil company (NOC) responsible for the sustainable development of the oil and gas industry in Qatar and beyond.

Qatar Petroleum’s activities encompass the entire spectrum of the oil and gas value chain locally, regionally, and internationally, and include the exploration, refining, production, marketing and sales of oil and gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), natural gas liquids (NGL), gas to liquids (GTL) products, refined products, petrochemicals, fertilizers, steel and aluminum.
Qatar Petroleum is committed to contribute to a better future by meeting today’s economic needs, while safeguarding our environment and resources for generations to come. Thriving on innovation and excellence, Qatar Petroleum is bound to the highest levels of sustainable human, socio-economic, and environmental development in Qatar and beyond.

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