Aker BP is an exploration and production (E&P) company with exploration, development and production activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Our vision is to create the leading independent offshore E&P company. Measured in production, Aker BP is one of the largest independent oil companies in Europe.

Aker BP operates Valhall, Ula, Ivar Aasen, Alvheim and Skarv field centres. The company has a world-class project portfolio, including partnership in Johan Sverdrup.

The company has major growth ambitions on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, and has identified potential within the portfolio to lift oil and gas production to 330 000 oil equivalents per day after 2023.

Aker BP is targeting further opportunities for growth and value creation through exploration and merger and acquisition activities.

The company has around 1400 employees distributed at our facilities offshore, the head office at Fornebu outside Oslo and branch offices in Stavanger, Trondheim, Sandnessjøen and Harstad.

Aker BP is owned by Aker ASA (40 %), BP (30 %) and other shareholders (30 %).

Senior Petrophysicists

Several positions as Senior Petrophysicist are open and linked to both operated and non-operated assets, in production or in planning phase. The chosen candidates will be joining AkerBPs team of petrophysicists either in Oslo, Trondheim or Stavanger. AkerBPs petrophysics team deliver important analysis to both exploration and reservoir development. The team interfaces with other technical disciplines on a daily basis and provide them with advice and interpretations on rock properties and physics. It is therefore necessary that the candidates are good team workers and able to interface other disciplines such as geology, geophysics, reservoir engineering and drilling. The candidate should also be able to actively seek advice and perspectives from colleagues and leaders within own section, as well as contribute to AkerBPs excellence. All work within the candidates area of responsibility is expected to be planned and executed safely and efficiently.

Interpret CCA and LWD/WL log data and deliver standard property data (users: ResDev, Exploration, Well Planning).
Topics such as shaly sands and thinbed analysis is considered as a standard skillset. Knowledge of this is a minimum
Interpret SCAL data for parametrization of above mentioned interpretation
Interpret SCAL data and deliver Saturation Height Functions to geomodelers
Rock Physics analysis (synthetic data and fluid substitution) to exploration and ILX activities
Complete Offset well studies and deliver input to Blow Out Analysis and well planning
Design data acquisition programs for exploration, appraisal and reservoir development. Support real time operation and decision-making
Develop full understanding of remaining reservoir opportunities that could be economically justified in an effort to maximize production and value from the field
Contribute to the Petrophysics network with new perspectives, new methods and new code
Coaching and mentoring of junior staff

Personlige egenskaper
Behavior in accordance with Aker BP values; Søkende, Ansvarlig, Forutsigbar, Engasjert, Respektfull

M.Sc or Ph.d in subsurface discipline or mathematics/physics
10 years of petrophysics experience. Experience from operating oil company
Working knowledge of Geology, Geophysics, Reservoir Engineering as well as Drilling in order to interface other disciplines in discussions
Basic understanding of uncertainty
Software skills within Techlog and/or Geolog
Python and/or C++/Fortran/Loglan coding skills are considered as an advantage

Kort om stillingen

Aker BP
Stillingstittel :
Senior Petrophysicists
Antall stillinger:
On-, offshore, olje og gass

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Yngve Bolstad Johansen
Stillingstittel :
Petrophysics Manager
(+47) 92011397


Anne Siv Egeli
Stillingstittel :
HR Manager - Res/Exp
(+47) 93482050