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Job Title: Graduate Senior Geologist – SA011

Job Number: SA011

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Organisation: South Atlantic Petroleum Limited (SAPETRO)

Role Description

To support maximization of our existing assets and the pursuit of our business expansion agenda, we seek a talented, enthusiastic, innovative and multi-tasking individual as Senior Geologist – SA011.

Reports To:  Manager, Geosciences

Key Roles:

The ideal person is required to have considerable experience with basin evaluation and geologic modeling.  Gather, analyze and interpret varied geological data to formulate exploration and development projects. Apply knowledgeable structural, stratigraphic, reservoir, and basin analysis techniques to advance geological projects.


• Generate quality geologic work to support exploration efforts and reservoir studies in producing assets and assets acquisition efforts.

• Conduct regional exploration analyses as appropriate to add new projects to the portfolio and extend the boundaries of existing core areas.

• Identify and apply geological relationships critical to the effective integration of geophysical information. Work with team geophysicist to tie well data to seismic data for a fully integrated interpretation.

• Recommend new drilling locations to evaluate and de-risk new plays. Make recommendations to acquire new core areas and developing new play ideas.

• Assist in operational drilling responsibilities, location selection, casing point elections and post-appraisal analyses.

• Provide geological guidance for all vertical and horizontal drilling operations with emphasis on reservoir evaluation.

• Work in a multi-discipline team context of geoscientists, engineers, and regulatory staff to add and evaluate prospect inventory in active drilling areas.

• Work closely with operations engineering staff; transfer knowledge of reservoir and petrophysical parameters to enhance completions and well results.

• Evaluate technical data, conduct risk analysis, and make recommendations on asset acquisitions and joint venture opportunities. Apply risk analysis and economic viability parameters to all work efforts.

• Provide input to develop economic evaluations and reservoir models.

• Provide creativity and technical leadership to the team. Develop support staff and mentor emerging professionals.

Person Profile:

• Minimum of a 2nd Class Honours University degree in Geology.

• An M.Sc in any of the Geosciences would be an advantage.

• Approximately 7 to 10 years relevant work experience.

• Good organizational and numerical skills.

• Ability to work with minimum supervision.

• Good analytical and problem solving skills.

• Good leadership and mentoring skills.

• Ability to prioritize and multi-task.

• Good team spirit.

• Innovative with good presentation skills.

• Good interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills.

• Conversant with the use of Microsoft Office Tools.

South Atlantic Petroleum Limited (SAPETRO) is a Nigerian Oil Exploration and Production Company that was created in 1995 by General T. Y. Danjuma.

Application Hints:

Apply with your CV in Microsoft Word Format.

Deadline: Thursday 7th February 2013.

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