Geomechanic Engineer

Job type:
12 months
Progressive Recruitment
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Job description

As Geomechanics Specialist you will be providing geomechanical support. Typically, you'll be involved in:
    • Reservoir compaction, surface subsidence and induced seismicity
    • Fracture gradient prediction and optimisation of mudweight for drilling
    • Geomechanical issues related to drilling above and inside depleted reservoirs
    • Providing advice concerning containment of injected fluids
    • Production induced changes in rock properties, changing acoustic impedance contrast, detectable with 4D-seismic
    • Determination of rock properties from laboratory core measurement

Desired Skills and Experience

A geomechanics specialist with a MSc or PhD level degree in Earth sciences, Geomechanics or (Geo)Physics, with extensive experience in geomechanics, rock physics, seismology or a related field, who is looking for challenging projects and likes to work in a group of highly technically skilled staff. Knowledge of petrophysics, structural geology and reservoir engineering would be an advantage. Well developed inter-personal and presentation skills are essential, and you should be a good team player, enthusiastic, rich in useful initiatives and possess a 'can-do' attitude. The ability to take initiative and work independently is vital. You'll also be flexible, able to prioritise your work and willing to travel occasionally.


12 months renewable

insurance and payroll provided

Accomodation provided

Daily rate

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