INTERNATIONAL UPSTREAM & EXPLORATION
HEAD, EXPLORATION OPERATIONS
Primary Purpose of Job
The incumbent should hold a B.Sc. degree in Geology, Petroleum Engineering or equivalent. Postgraduate qualification (M. Sc.) in a relevant discipline is preferred. A comprehensive training in all relevant Petroleum disciplines is essential. Membership of a relevant Professional Institution and Chartered / Professional Engineer status is desirable.
Experience & Skills
At least 16 years experience in a broad range of Petroleum Engineering and Exploration operation functions with a proven track record of leading a multi-disciplinary team is required, with a minimum of 5 years experience in a lead or supervisory position.Should have a high level of experience in exploration with a broad spread of practical and theoretical experience. This should include significant experience in the application of fundamental petroleum engineering principles in exploration, and operations.Ability to provide direction and technical leadership to a highly experienced team of multidisciplinary specialists.The incumbent is required to have superior communication and interpersonal skills and be able to articulate highly complex, and inherently uncertain, development plans clearly with conviction and authority to QP Management and PSA IOC's.The ability to solve highly complex exploration operational problems involving multiple disciplines is a prerequisite for the job. This demands that the incumbent has the depth and breadth of exploration operational knowledge and ability to optimally manage the various delineation and appraisal schemes and components thereof, such that they form a single coherent approach aligned to and consistent with the overall Corporate strategy.
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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