Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Geologist
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: 1
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Pore Pressure Specialist IV




Geomechanics Specialist.

  • This role will support Subsurface and Wells teams in well planning, execution, zonal isolation, abandonment and continuous improvement.
  • Pore pressure and fracture gradient drill window definition is a high priority, safety-related activity that underpins the Well Basis of Design for all operated wells.
  • The successful candidate will lead development of safety-related compliant pore and fracture pressure forecasts, pressure detection strategies for strategic regional wells, engage geomechanics in the development of wellbore strengthening and wellbore stability evaluations and evaluate sub-surface related "non-productive time" (NPT) events for root cause to drive learning.
  • The successful candidate will be required to work well in multi-disciplinary teams.

    Key Accountabilities
    • Deliver safety related Pore Pressure and Fracture Gradient Drill Window Forecast with integrated geomechanics and generate updated forecasts during well operations as needed
    • Evaluate NPT events and support investigations to capture and share learnings
    • Evaluate zonal isolation requirements for well construction and abandonment.

    Advanced Degree in Geoscience/Petrophysics or Geomechanics

    Desirable Criteria
    • Sound Geoscience and Geomechanics background, working knowledge of Petrophysics, Basin Modelling, Processing Geophysics, Reservoir Engineering, Drilling Engineering, Rig Systems, and Well Control
    • Proficient in Techlog and Excel
    • Proficient in Petrel
    • Proficient in vendor real-time monitoring software
    • Experience in well planning and operations

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.