Sub Surface Manager | Schlumberger

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Sub Surface Manager

Jakarta - Indonesia

Job Title

Subsurface Manager





Job Description

The Subsurface Manager is responsible for integration and delivery of the subsurface related aspects of the asset, working to ensure effective reserves development and increasing recovery in the asset. They lead the Subsurface Team in creating and implementing the asset development plan.





  • Responsible for integration and delivery of the subsurface related aspects of the asset. Specifically, this role provides technical ownership of all subsurface elements, from geophysics, geology, petrophysics, geomodelling, geomechanics, reservoir engineering, and production technology.
  • This role also considers the application of appropriate new technology to overcome any technical obstacles to the development and focuses both on the longer term needs for ultimate recovery as well as the shorter term production priorities.
  • Responsible for ensuring communication and integration between subsurface and other disciplines such as well construction, facilities, and economics.
  • Working closely with operators to optimise field development plans, production enhancement activites & execution strategies

Technology & Knowledge Management

  • Ensures comprehensive and accurate technical solutions.
  • Identifies opportunities to develop and use new technologies to enhance production.
  • Maintains full awareness of subsurface related developments across the industry
  • Maintains an industry watch for novel technology that could provide a benefit to the development.
  • Builds and maintains good relationships with contractors, third party suppliers and regulatory bodies in relation to the asset.



  • Promotes and demonstrates strong leadership and commitment in Health, Safety, and the Environment
  • Updates, participates, and actively promotes quality and an "excellence in execution" culture.
  • Complies with applicable company policies, including Personnel, Quality System and Health, Safety and Environment standards and procedures.
  • Successfully completes all required safety training.


Key Behavioural Factors              

In this role the employee is expected to be;


  • Enthusiastic
  • Open minded
  • Flexible
  • Goal Oriented
  • Customer Focused
  • Driven to Improve
  • Self-Directed and Motivated
  • Good communicator
  • Motivated to Learn
  • Team Player


Qualifications / Experience        

  • Practical English language skills
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Petroleum Engineering.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Reservoir and/or Production Engineering
  • Experience in field development planning, managing and delivering technical work and managing field operations.
  • Experience with SLB’s Eclipse, PVTi, VFPi, SCHEDULE, Petrel, Petroleum Experts’ MBAL, Microsoft’s Excel, Word and PowerPoint.


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. Only successful applicants that meet the above criteria will be contacted. SLB 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 other characteristics protected by law.

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