Petrophysics Specialist


Petro Staff International
February 1, 2022
Job Type
Field or Industry
  • Exploration and Development


Job Purpose

Technical leader and contributor responsible for designing, providing supervision and implementing petrophysical activities associated with active field development, reservoir surveillance and subsurface studies including opportunity identification and generation to support well integrity, production sustainment and cost optimization.

Key Job Accountabilities

1. Designs and provides input on key petrophysical activities, strategy, improvement initiatives,
technology, sustainability efforts, and cost optimization opportunities to Petrophysics
management for consideration into Petroleum Engineering annual work program and
2. Supervises and performs duties in openhole and casedhole logging and analysis to calculate
and evaluate reservoir parameters. Supervises wireline logging operations; Provides technical
specifications and requirements for logging and perforation tools; Carries out preliminary
formation and log analysis; Recommends test and production intervals in liaison with geologist
and reservoir engineer; Exchanges information with colleagues including reservoir engineers,
petroleum engineers and geologists; Develops analysis models; Evaluates findings; Interprets
petrophysical results; Prepares reports; Meets quality standards.
3. Controls and supervises contractors, consultants and service companies performing activities
related to the calculation of reservoir petrophysical parameters. Preparation and initiation of
programs; Review work progress; Checks work done against specifications; Checks request for
4. Performs petrophysical studies and agrees action to be taken from calculations with colleagues
in Petroleum Engineering. Specifies parameters; Provides technical advice; Recommends
5. Develops, recommends and implements petrophysical data acquisition program, assessment
and evaluation results on well integrity and reservoir monitoring for the Asset Surveillance
Team with focus on providing the ASTs with highest quality of petrophysical data to monitor
well integrity and reservoir performance
6. Develops, provides and implements petrophysical data acquisition program, assessment and
evaluation results for AST activities related to the understanding and optimizing waste water
disposal including the petrophysical characterization of the disposal reservoirs and their
adjacent seals. Strengthens oversight on the monitoring of acid gas disposal through
reviewing, qualifying and recommending new petrophysics based technologies as they
become available to ensure effective and safe injection programs are delivered.
7. Maintains and files accurate and verified petrophysical well records. Updates the Petroleum
Database as required.
8. Maintains effective well cost control procedures for field development. Ensures work practices
are safe and meets environmental standards. Also ensures compliance with security directives.

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