Senior Petrophysical Advisor

Pailin Group Executive Search

Petrophysical Advisor Sr

Houston, TX, US

Our client is a growing, action-oriented exploration and production Company continually working to be one of industry’s best. Our success has and will continue to be dependent upon our talented workforce. We are currently looking for experienced, motivated, creative and entrepreneurial individuals to fill a position on our Exploitation team.

This position will report to the Appraisal Manager and be located in Houston.
If your interests lie in driving aggressive development plans and growth projects while engaging in competitor analysis, surveillance, tactical execution and strategic planning across multiple disciplines (reservoir, geology, drilling, completions, operations and facilities) with the collaborative support and expertise required to deliver outstanding results, then this position may be the right fit for you. You will be part of an integrated team of highly qualified geoscientists, engineers, and technicians striving to expedite and optimize economic recovery of hydrocarbons from some of the largest, most challenging reservoirs in the U.S. You will find that the project inventory, the utilization of new technology, and the entrepreneur spirit are unique in the industry, providing the right candidates with a professionally fulfilling experience.

Responsibilities Include

Provide petrophysical engineering to support reservoir studies and performance evaluations focusing on efforts to optimize the development of Shale and other Unconventional Reservoirs. In addition, the candidate must communicate and work effectively within a multi-disciplinary reservoir management team to technically and commercially evaluate opportunities. The candidate should have a keen desire to creatively apply new and off the shelf technologies and workflows to reservoir characterization and reservoir/production monitoring.


Bachelors or higher degree in a Geoscience or Engineering discipline
Minimum of 5 years of Petrophysical Engineering experience within the oil industry.  Must possess broad petrophysical knowledge of both clastic and carbonate reservoir systems analysis utilizing classical petrophysical techniques

Be capable of providing experience in all aspects of open and cased hole log applications/interpretation and advanced core analysis.  Possess knowledge of major Petrophysical software packages applied in the industry for well and reservoir interpretation (e.g. Powerlog, Logic,IP)

 Must be current with the latest industry tools and petrophysical interpretation techniques working primarily with clastic reservoir systems

Familiarity with advanced methods of post core retrieval handling and analysis techniques

Demonstrated ability to design logging programs in complex reservoir systems, maximizing data acquisition.  Knowledgeable in petrophysical and geological analysis integration.

Our client is looking for highly motivated individuals with the above listed qualifications. If you are interested in joining a fast-paced, action-oriented team, please apply quickly for this position.

Qualified candidates please forward by email cover letter outlining compensation, geographical preferences and availability along with professional resume in complete confidence to:  Robert Martin - Engineering, Information Technology/MIS Division Manager 

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