Petrel Earth Modeling Support in Scotland - Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Chevron

Oil & Energy
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

This job opening is for an experienced Petrel user who is interested in providing in-depth technical support to our upstream business unit interpreters and earth modelers. The position creates an excellent opportunity for this individual to learn up-to-date Chevron Next-Gen interpretation and earth modeling technologies. The job responsibility includes day-to-day Petrel technology support, consulting, technical service, training, and working with other Chevron experts to provide a full range of Petrel user support. Some domestic and international travel may be necessary for this role.


  • Help users how to setup Petrel project, import/export data, data editing, and how to navigate with Petrel.
  • Help users how to perform basic horizon interpretation, fault interpretation, and Petrel geobody interpretation.
  • Provide support on Petrel workflow editor including how to set up a workflow, how to work with a pre-defined workflow, and how to tailor an existing workflow. 
  • Provide support on fault modeling, pillar gridding, time/depth conversion, facies modeling, petrophysical modeling, volume calculation, and etc. 
  • Coordinate with Chevron researchers to provide domain knowledge support.
  • Work with team members and ETC R&D staff to advance Chevron Next-Gen earth modeling technology.
  • Provide consultant work, technical service work and training as requested by business units.
  • Prepares written documentation and occasionally makes presentations to business units and management.
  • Interface with Chevron business unit technical staff in various locations, mentor national employees, and develop training plans.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in Geology, Geophysics, or Petroleum Engineering is required
  • Solid working experience of Petrel and providing user support
  • Knowledge with Petrel project setup, data management, workflow editor, interpretation, fault modeling, pillar gridding, petrophysical modeling and volume calculation
  • Experience with OpenSpirit, well correlation, well design, scale-up, and reservoir simulation would be beneficial
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Able to work independently or in a team environment, enjoys interacting with team members, and likes to share knowledge with others
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