Suncor - Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Job ID 27849

Why you should join us:


Are you a Petrophysicist who would be passionate about helping us develop and explore activities in the UK and Norway sectors of the North Sea and adjacent offshore areas? You will work with a collaborative and technically strong team of Geoscientsts and Engineers to help characterize different types of exploration and development plays in these regions, focusing on clastic formations and both stratigraphically and structurally-controlled traps.


You will use your expertise to:

  • Review and recommend open and cased hole formation evaluation programs for planned drilling activities in order to ensure appropriate data is acquired to answer critical evaluation questions
  • Integrate drilling information, core, LWD/MWD, and wireline well data into the evaluations of newly drilled wells
  • Complete multi-well petrophysical projects on existing well data
  • Review and update existing data quality control procedures and monitor its application in order to maintain the quality of the acquired data
  • Undertake assessments of petrophysical evaluation hardware and software technologies in order to maintain an updated state of knowledge of evolving evaluation capabilities being developed by industry

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Eight years of experience as a Petrophysical Specialist
  • Experience working petrophysical evaluations on North Sea and adjacent regions
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geophysics or Engineering 
  • A basic level of knowledge of fundamental geological principles and processes (depositional environments, trap types, and hydrocarbon generation)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work closely and develop positive relationships with others at various levels of our company
  • Motivation to work well both independently and within a team environment, with minimal supervision
  • The ability to exercise good judgment on complex decisions while managing multiple priorities 
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Well operations/field data acquisition experience
  • Paradigm Geolog work station experience
  • The ability to plan and execute special core analysis projects

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work from our Aberdeen, UK office, which is located at 28b Albyn Place
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • Regular travel to our Norwegian office in Stavanger is required
  • Occasional offshore visits may be required
  • You may be required to provide 24/7 operational support when logging and/or coring operations are underway

Why Suncor

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

The United Kingdom (U.K.) offshore is a strategic part of Suncor Energy’s business. The U.K. team is focused on maintaining and growing a sustainable business including production, development and exploration. We believe there is more value to be found across the North Sea basin and are committed to growing the business.

Our strategy for growth in the U.K. is to focus on high-potential, near-field developments through commercial and exploratory activities, in both operated and non-operated joint ventures.

Based in Aberdeen, Scotland, Suncor’s U.K. team is well positioned to manage and grow our business in the region, with a continual focus on safe and reliable operations.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    May 5, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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