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Specialist, Operations Petrophysics

ADNOC is one of the world's leading energy producers, and a primary catalyst for the growth and diversification of the United Arab Emirates.

Our diverse family of more than 50,000 employees is made up of over 100 different nationalities. People from different backgrounds, with unique perspectives and wide-ranging skillsets, who share a collective responsibility: to enable and accelerate progress, both here in the UAE and across the globe.

Here at ADNOC, we go beyond business as usual. We do things differently, challenge convention, and embrace new ways of thinking. This is what defines and differentiates us.

By working together every day, we’re bringing energy to life.




Provide Petrophysics related guidance and technical expertise within reservoir development with respect to the Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources, for ensuring suitable logging and interpretation techniques of adequate answer products and implementing cost effective programs whilst assuring high data quality deliverables within the ADNOC upstream companies.




  • Provide technical advice on logging tools physics and coring techniques, data integration, well environments and drilling condition effects on measurements.
  • Provide guidance and support in the analyses of well path, suitability to run W/L and or LWD tools, review existing logs for workover and ensures depth determination and correlation logs.
  • Manage and control, depth shifting/splicing of log data prior to entry into database and maintains Digital data in archiving system such as; copying prints, tapes, floppies.
  • Provide quick look interpretation and data analysis for operational decision-making, Final Elan interpretation, using GeoFrame to identify lithology volumes and fluids saturation.  Integrates interpretation with core and test data.  Reviews and corrects interpretation performed by contractors.  Provide Service companies input parameters to interpretation and data analysis modules.
  • Update, review and follow up all safety reports written by service companies, and analyze safety development index, as measure for contractors improvement in safety practices with respect to quality and logging efficiency.
  • Follow up development of tools and methods of data acquisition and interpretation, by attending technical seminars, and reviewing technical papers, publications and manuals.  Submits technical papers to technical forums and conferences.
  • Review job with contractors’ engineers before logging and provide well and logging report header information.  Review and address contractor’s needs, difficulties and issues and agrees on best solution.  Perform post job data quality and depth control, aligned with building quality database.  Analyses logging efficiency.
  • Prepare necessary correspondence including file notes on special studies, SCAL to concerned personnel within the Company, Shareholders and service companies. Maintains well files and completion reports for Petrophysical section. 


  • Participates in reservoir characterization studies and contributes in special investigations, technical reviews, problem solving teams, reservoir monitoring campaigns, data acquisition and analysis projects.
  • Works in line with HSE policy, rules and regulations.
  • Implements, maintains and improves Petrophysics regulations on data management quality, depth, follow-up, interpretation and technical updates under Universal Petrophysics Integrated Control set of standards.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent 

Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

  • 10 years’ varied experience in drilling, wireline and petroleum engineering experience including field and office works (use of hardware & software models), including at least 3 years on challenging Petrophysical issues, preferably related to tight gas sands and/or source rock/shale evaluation.
  • Presentation skills and experience with writing of technical reports.
Nov 29, 2019

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