Principal Researcher Geology
Statoil 64 reviews - Houston, TX

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Perform world leading research to further knowledge and understanding of shale oil and gas plays with an strong emphasis towards multi-scale 3D numerical modeling of shale oil and gas plays
  • Develop next generation geomodeling solutions for the shale oil and gas industry
  • Contribute to multi-disciplinary teams working closely with geologists and reservoir engineers
  • Manage and/or follow up and evaluate external research collaboration
  • Manage and/or contribute to technology development projects both internally and externally
  • Actively sharing knowledge and information
  • Develop and maintain good relationships towards both internal customers and contractors/vendors
  • Suggest and participate in improvements/development of guidelines, systems and methods used within area of responsibility
  • Apply and assure compliance with Statoil management system
  • Qualifications
    • Required:
    • Master's degree or Ph.D specific to production geology
    • Strong interest in research, development and innovation for shale reservoirs
    • 10-15 years of experience working on research projects or within producing assets (preferably within shale oil and gas)
    • US work authorization
    • Masters Degree
    Personal qualities
    • The successful candidate will be highly motivated with excellent interpersonal, communication and knowledge sharing skills combined with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
    • To succeed in this position it is critical that you enjoy working with other technical specialists in your own field and also those that you interface with, petroleum technology disciplines and health safety and environmental discipline
    • To enjoy working in this position you will need to be comfortable working within multidisciplinary teams and additionally as an extended team member on varied short and long term projects
    We offer Statoil offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Statoil is an equal opportunity employer.

    General information Our values are to be courageous, open, hands-on and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

    Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

    About this company
    64 reviews
    Statoil ASA (Statoil), formerly StatoilHydro ASA is an integrated energy company based in Norway with locations in approximately 40 other...