Senior Chemist, Inorganic Scale | Schlumberger

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Senior Chemist, Inorganic Scale

Houston - United States

The Senior Chemist, Inorganic Scale manages all laboratory activities related to the development and testing of scale inhibitors across all application types, from reservoir to topside including allocation and completion of work, the effective management of staff and resources in liaison with the Management Team.

The position will report to the Global Scale & Hydrates Manager located in Stavanger, Norway within the HQ reporting line of Production Systems, Midstream Production Systems, Production Chemistry.

Direct reports will be Inorganic Scale Laboratory Chemists who are located in the Production Chemistry HQ Laboratory in Houston.

He/She interacts with R&D Manager, Global Sales and Commercial Team, Technical Services Personnel, Operational Personnel, Supply Chain Personnel and QHSE Personnel

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Laboratory testing (including coreflood) of oilfield scale inhibitors using industry standard test methods
  • Development and qualification of new scale inhibitors
  • Development of new test methods
  • Recommendations on correct test methodology and product solutions for projects
  • Assists with authoring of oilfield production chemical tenders
  • Resource management
  • Stock control
  • Equipment use
  • Calibration
  • Rolling maintenance

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Geochemistry or other relevant Scientific Discipline
  • Minimum 5 years with an oilfield chemical provider and / or independent chemical testing laboratory
  • High degree of competency with industry standard laboratory techniques used in the evaluation and qualification of scale inhibitors for oilfield application
  • Experienced user of scale prediction modelling software and near-wellbore scale squeeze design software
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship

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, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor- priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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