Senior Petrophysicist at Workforce Group

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Workforce Group is a Management Consulting and Outsourcing Professional Services Firm. Following its inception in July 2004, Workforce Management Centre Limited (Workforce) has built an enviable reputation as the leading indigenous management and professional services consulting firm in Nigeria. Drawing from its Deep Domain Expertise, in the area of organizational effectiveness and employee performance, the Company is positioned to assist businesses across diverse sectors of the economy in their quest to create sustainable value for their stakeholders.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Senior Petrophysicist

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The senior Petro physicist provides top quality petrophysical interpretation skills for formation evaluation in well operations and field evaluation through successful field development.
  • The individual would support Enageed’s asset evaluation and management across operated and non-operated assets alongside working with petrophysical/G&G softwares to conduct petrophysical evaluations across different assets owned by company.


  • Support Enageed Drilling & Completions operations and rig safety.
  • Design optimum logging programs, considering the objective formations, fluid characteristics, and company budget.
  • Supervise computer analysis of new and old wells to obtain maximum reconciliation of log data with cores, drill stem tests, and geological sample descriptions.
  • Analyze dip meter, production, and fracture identification logs.
  • Analyze logs, by hand or by programmable calculator, when computer analysis is impossible or inappropriate.
  • Co-ordinate log analysis for integration into reservoir evaluations, reservoir model studies, or geophysical prospects.
  • Undertake special research or in-depth studies of problems, such as over-pressure, variable log evaluation parameters, or exotic minerals.
  • Prepare and present log evaluation courses for general or detailed study by oil company personnel.
  • Prepare detailed seismic models from well logs in conjunction with stratigraphic or structural assumptions and create synthetic seismograms for each model using a computerized system.
  • Attend well completion, drilling location, partner, and progress meetings.
  • Supervise logistics of logging, coring, testing, and lab operations.
  • Edit log data (re-scale, depth shift, point edit).
  • Prepare porosity and hydrocarbon volume accumulations with or without cut offs – detailed or summary listings
  • Provide many different log analysis methods, with user defined options, the choices depending on data quality and formation characteristics
  • Create reservoir summaries sorted by zone, project and cut off levels
  • Prepare synthetic seismograms on original or modelled data, with variable wavelet type and frequency, and create synthetic seismic section.
  • Support property modelling for static model generation. Knowledge/Skills
  • Knowledge of different petrophysics and formation evaluation software.
  • Workstation-based petrophysical interpretation on both wells and fields basis.
  • Well-rounded geoscientist experienced in all aspects of play-based evaluation concepts and methods.
  • Ability to rapidly analyze and identify critical success factors and risk elements, then to focus on these to efficiently develop the opportunity.
  • Well correlation analyses and sequence stratigraphy knowledge.
  • Strong inter-personal skills: coaching, mentorship, team play
  • Self starter with a lot of energy/initiative. Accurate and reliable worker with high degree of achievement drive, good presentation and communication skills.


  • Master's Degree in Geology/Geophysics or Petroleum Geosciences.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in petrophysical modeling and well data interpretation in an active E&P service or operating company.
  • Experience in data integration across the Geological, Engineering and Geophysical Environment.
  • Completed first and second levels technical training, introduction to management/interdisciplinary skills.
  • Advanced Knowledge of industry specific G&G software ( Petrel, Kingdom, Decision Space, etc)

Job Requirements:

  • Spoken communication skill
  • Interpersonal skill.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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