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Senior Specialist (Subsurface Dept.)

Job Title: Senior Specialist (Subsurface Dept.)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1675
Contact Name: Hardi Ismail
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Senior Specialist (Subsurface Dept.) for an international oil and gas operator in Erbil. Candidates must have a minimum of 3-5 years in a similar role. English and Kurdish fluency is a must.


  • Construction and analysis of geological sections, correlation schemes, justification schemes for oil-water (OWC) and gas-oil (GOC) contacts
  • Section correlation according to geophysical well surveys (GIS) and seismic data, taking into account the principles of sequence stratigraphy
  • Analysis of seismic sections, attributes, well log data, core, test results
  • Analysis of sedimentological environment in the carbonate section
  • Building 3D static geological models
  • Estimation of reserves
  • Estimation of resources by the deterministic method and the Monte Carlo method
  • Estimation of uncertainties and geological risks
  • Assessment and ranking of the company’s portfolio

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • High professional education degree is required
  • Ability to think strategically, analyze large amount of data and information objectively, and make quick decisions
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills
  • Strong understanding of geological principles
  • English and Kurdish fluency is a must
  • Advanced user of MS Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook, Visio

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.