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Operations Petrophysicist

Operations Petrophysicist

  • Location Azerbaijan - Baku
  • Travel required Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Subsurface Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ079744
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary


Production & Operations

Job Family Group:

Subsurface Group

Job Description:

Would you like to join bp to support with key petrophysical inputs for well completion recommendation and well decisions?

We are looking for Operations Petrophysicist to join our team in Baku, Azerbaijan!

The successful candidate will collaborate closely with bp wellsite personnel and supplier personnel, to ensure operations are efficiently co-ordinated, and are performed in a safe, environmentally acceptable, and efficient manner.

Please note that the role is open for citizens of Azerbaijan only.

What you will be doing!

Provide leadership for delivery and quality assurance of formation evaluation data, supplier performance management and safe, reliable data acquisition operations

Ensure conformance to BP practices and alignment with the New Well Delivery common process

With the subsurface and wells teams, provide input into the setting of well and data acquisition objectives

Support other disciplines with key petrophysical inputs for well completion recommendation and well decisions

Participate in root cause analysis of data acquisition non-productive time events and ensure lessons are captured and communicated for effective continuous improvement

Contribute to the Supplier performance management process and assessment of key performance indicators

Ensure the Supplier maintains and services Wireline and LWD (Logging while drilling) Logging Equipment as the need arises

Provide coaching, mentoring and supervision to lesser experienced Operations Petrophysicists across the business

Maintain links with Operations Petrophysics Community of Practice and be prepared to share lessons learned to the community

Require experience working with core laboratories 

Understanding of the New Well delivery (planning and execution) processes is key

Experience with high pressure and high temperature fields

In this role, we have the following requirements:

Engineering or Geoscience Degree or equivalent technical degree

Minimum 10 years of industry experience

Proven experience in quick look interpretation of Wireline and LWD logs

Demonstrated ability to conduct an effective supplier base audit

Desirable criteria & qualifications:

Experience or exposure to contracts and contract management.

Onshore/Offshore field experience and desire to witness critical operations at the well-site

Cement Bond Log interpretation knowledge and expertise.

Experience in cased-hole logs acquisition & interpretation.

Travel Requirement

Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Completions petrophysics, Core acquisition and analysis, Cost-conscious decision-making, Data acquisition strategy, Data Analysis, Data Management, Depositional framework, Fluid Properties, Fluid sampling and analysis, Integrated Well Delivery, Petrophysical Dynamic Reservoir Description, Petrophysical Static Reservoir Description, Rock Properties Framework, Subsurface integration, Subsurface uncertainty and risk management, Subsurface verification and assurance, Supplier Relationship Management, Well integrity petrophysics, Well interventions petrophysics, Well Planning

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