Experienced Geoservices Well Operations Analyst | Schlumberger

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Experienced Geoservices Well Operations Analyst

Jandakot - Australia

Positions available in Jandakot, WA

Type of Contract: Permanent


We are currently seeking to hire qualified and experienced candidates to fill the position of Geoservices Well Operations Analyst in Australia.


This role is responsible for delivering safe, efficient, and reliable PSD to customers. It identifies opportunities to improve service delivery, implements standard work, and manages risk during service delivery.

This person monitors the well to provide timely and factual information to our customers; maintain sensors, equipment, and data acquisition equipment; and delivers high quality data to the customer at the wellsite.

This role requires in depth involvement, during the execution of the well and post well.

Full understanding of the project, the challenges of the drilling program, the reservoir and well objectives, are key to successful service delivery and focusing our services, to assist the Client in reducing NPT while mitigating risks.

This person is an integral part of the Schlumberger team focusing on the integration of surface and down hole measurements, analyst of the data to assist the Client’s drilling team both at the office and the well site to deliver the well construction plan more efficiently, and ensures that lessons learnt are captured and communicated.



  • Reside in Perth or Australia and able to relocate to Perth
  • Have the full right to live and work in Australia
  • No travel restrictions and open to relocation in Australia based on company’s requirement
  • University Degree (bachelor of Sciences as a minimum) in Geology, Geological Applied Sciences, Earth Sciences or Applied Sciences
  • Preferably with minimum 5 years to 10 years’ experience as Mud Logger and Data Analyst; with at least 3 years as a Well Operations Analyst
  • Knowledge of Drilling Equipment and Techniques; Understanding and calculation of Lag Time; Understanding of wellbore pressures; Knowledge and understanding of Petroleum Geology; Formation Evaluation Log Drafting; Understanding of Drilling Fluids and Hydraulics of the Drilling Fluids; Understanding of Hydrocarbon Detection; Jet Hydraulics and Optimization; Overpressure (Causes and Detection); Drilling Fluids Rheology; Gas Detection and Analysis; Understanding of Drilling Parameters, their Acquisition and Treatment; Knowledge of Geoservices Mud Logging Sensors; H2S Awareness and Detection; Understanding of Health and Safety policies in the work place; Quality Control of Data; Electric Log Interpretation; Knowledge of Drill String Composition; Knowledge of Directional Drilling; Knowledge of Casing and Cementation Design; Knowledge of Well Testing
  • Ability to demonstrate a total commitment to Schlumberger HSE management system and complies with Client and local regulations/legislation
  • Ability to establish clear points of contact within the Client’s drilling team both in the office and at the well site, builds effective working relationships that enable optimized communications, satisfaction and confidence
  • Ensures a seamless link between Operations Line Manager, Unit Supervisor and the Client.
  • Ability to build collaborative rapport with SLB segments involved with the execution to ensure a seamless integration
  • Defines the deliverables with the Client, report and log templates proposition and ways of delivery
  • Ensures the service schedule is implemented and ensures the deliverables produced are in line with the service schedule
  • Uses the drilling program and previous lessons learnt to build well-specific communication/escalation protocols for use by the rig based GSS team
  • Experience in conducting QAQC on the data acquired by the Mud Logging Service
  • Pays particular attention to data integrity and proactively seeks to remedy any data-availability or data-reliability problems
  • Preparation of Torque & Drag and hydraulics models and implementation on site for real time use by rig based GSS team
  • Plays a key role to build the Geoservices workflows on the project. Tracks the workflows to ensure compliance and plays a critical role to ensure implementation at the well site
  • Assistance to well site crew, preparation of next operation, identification of relevant applications to run, alarms settings and reports to produce
  • Gathers, summarizes and interprets all available surface and down hole data that determine the current state of the well exploiting OptiWell and Techlog applications, and discusses the outputs with Drilling Engineer
  • Perform any analysis as requested by the Client drilling team
  • Assesses Client-approved drilling practices (e.g. connection practices, hole-cleaning practices, correct procedure to obtain pick-up, slack-off and rotating weights, etc.)
  • Maintains an Event tracking list, and a library of Event reports
  • Participates in Client Daily Morning Meetings
  • Communicates modifications request and ensures implementation when feasible and feed-back to Domain Organizations
  • Fluid Displacement Monitoring: Preparation of cement jobs, sharing with well site, performs balance of volumes displaced, lift pressure, darts and plugs bumped evidences
  • Produces the daily reports and logs to the Client in town, with emphasis on trend evolutions and noticeable events
  • Delivery of phase summary report, bit performance report and event report at the end of each sequence
  • Delivers End of Well Report progress (in line with Client’s requirements) and concludes the End of Well Report finalization (in line with Client’s requirements)
  • Perform post event analysis
  • Ensures that knowledge sharing and reuse are embedded into the operational workflows under his/her custody
  • Shares experience and knowledge with less experienced colleagues
  • Makes technical presentations to Customers and SLB teams as required


If you are looking for an exciting career in a dynamic international company, rewarding career opportunities and an attractive compensation package, we encourage you to apply.



Please apply via this advertisement and upload detailed resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and work experience.

Application is open from 10-February-2020 until 12-March-2020.

Only successful applicants that meet the above criteria will be contacted.


Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

We are committed to providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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