Senior Petrophysicist


  • This vacancy has been filled
  • Ref. UPS:WH-03
  • UAE
  • Competitive Salary Reflecting Market Conditions
  • Upstream Oil & Gas


Walter Hewitt Search and Selection have been challenged by a leading Abu Dhabi based Exploration and Production company to source the services of a highly skilled Senior Petrophysicist to join their ever expanding team. The successful candidate will join this company’s subsurface team and play a key role in the ongoing development of recently discovered assets in the UAE.

Position Summary

The candidate’s primary role will be to plan and supervise petrophysical analyses by contracted partners. They will perform petrophysical Interpretation for Individual wells and perform volumetric evaluations of the company’s hydrocarbon reserves. In addition to this they will provide Petrophysical support to ensure the field’s static and dynamic models undergo continuous improvement and accurately reflect the evolving level of reservoir understanding and uncertainty.

The petrophysicist will be a key integrator in this company’s office liaising between geoscience and engineering to provide technical insight and project support. The candidate will be the most senior Petrophysicist in the office and with this will come a level of responsibility and the need to provide technical assurance and guidance to more junior members in the team.

Candidate Profile

Ideal candidates will have had previous exposure to projects in the Middle East working predominantly with carbonate reservoirs. They be able to draw on early operations experience within open and cased hole logging and be able to couple this with more recent studies relating to both field development and exploration support. Candidates should be capable of working as a standalone Petrophysicist and should be of a level where they are able to provide QA/QC of less experienced staff’s work. Candidates should be educated to degree level and have worked for an operating company for a number of years.

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This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing oil company working in a technically challenging area of the Middle East. You will be rewarded for your efforts with a stable and long term career opportunity as you work to mature several different discoveries in both on and offshore environments.

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