Noble Energy, Inc. Sr. Petrophysicist - Pore Pressure & Geomechanics in Houston, Texas
Proven track record of project initiation, management and completion including the ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize work.
Has strong interpersonal skills with a focus on across team collaboration.
Provides drilling engineering with high quality estimates of pore pressure, fracture pressure and collapse pressure for well planning and design.
Supports drilling engineering during well operations.
Able to generate pore and fracture pressure volumes and geomechanical properties from seismic data.
Comprehends how pressure models are used as an Exploration and Development tool to help locate and de-risk economic accumulations of hydrocarbons.
Undertakes logs editing, merging and petrophysical calculations for input to pore pressure, geomechanics and seismic rock property workflows.
Applies and integrates seismic rock physics and geomechanical property calculations.
Develops stress tensor and rock strength models to estimate well bore stability.
Is familiar with seismic velocity analysis methods and velocity model building workflows.
Undertakes fluid substitution analysis to model seismic response to pore fluid type.
Uses seismic attributes to evaluate potential geohazards at planned well locations.
Works with data management staff to build concise and comprehensive well data bases that can be utilized by Business Units for quantitative geological and geophysical modeling.
Works with vendors to QC LWD and wire-line data as it is collected and then integrates the data into seismic rock property, pore pressure and geomechanical models.
Understands pore pressure and geomechanics contractor workflows and has the ability to QC vendors work.
Mentors staff in methods and application of seismic petrophysics, pore pressure and geomechanical modeling.
Has experience with one or more commercial software packages: Ikon RokDoc , Paradigm Geolog, Paradigm EPOS, Schlumberger Techlog
Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geophysics, reservoir engineering, or relevant science based curriculum
Master’s degree preferred.
Typically requires 8 years of related experience.
Prefer advanced training in petrophysics.
Noble Energy does not sponsor employment-based visa petitions for this role.
Noble Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled
No relocation assistance provided