Gas Solutions Geologist

Job Description

Job Profile Summary


Global Subsurface Solutions (GSS) Oil & Gas Solutions is a global organisation within Subsurface which delivers high-quality, high impact, subsurface technical products to address critical business challenges across bp’s oil, gas, and low carbon businesses.

Oil & Gas Solutions geologists support activity in more than 10 countries on projects as diverse as deep-water production in the Gulf-of-Mexico, early field development offshore West Africa and large-scale waterflood developments in the Caspian Sea and Middle East. They work on clastic deep-water, paralic, non-marine reservoirs and carbonate reservoirs as well as supporting bp’s growing Low Carbon businesses.

As an Oil & Gas Solutions geologist you will be deployed as part of an integrated, multi-disciplinary agile squad. You will use your deep-technical skills in geology, a bias to subsurface integration and a thorough appreciation of subsurface uncertainty and risk to deliver integrated subsurface descriptions and reservoir performance predictions that underpin resource progression, field, and area development planning products across bp’s global oil and gas portfolio.

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What you will deliver

  • As an individual technical contributor, working closely with other subsurface disciplines, you will deliver high-quality geological inputs to progress prioritised business opportunities.
  • You will interpret and integrate core, well-log, seismic, analogue, and dynamic data (pressure, production etc.) to develop and refine the integrated structural, stratigraphic, depositional, rock property and fluid frameworks that underpin integrated subsurface products.
  • Your technical and business skills will enable you to develop appropriate subsurface scenarios to characterise and communicate subsurface uncertainties and use this knowledge to plan and deliver ‘fit for purpose’ technical products.
  • Your ability to clearly communicate subsurface uncertainty to colleagues and business leaders will enable the development of appropriate risk management and mitigation plans.
  • You will deliver high-quality resource descriptions to underpin resource progression.
  • As a geologist in bp’s geological and subsurface communities you will coach and mentor, share best practice and seek to innovate to solve technical and business problems.

What you will need to be successful

The successful candidate will have:

  • A geology/geoscience degree
  • Experience in appraisal, development, or production geoscience.
  • Strong geoscience and subsurface integration skills, including interpretation workstation skills
  • Comfortable integrating static and dynamic subsurface data
  • Skilled in characterising and communicating subsurface uncertainty and risk
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A collaborative, team-first ethos, and a proven track-record of personal delivery.

The following skills / experience will be also be an advantage:

  • Familiarity with Petrel
  • Delivery of Integrated Subsurface Description’s and contributing to reservoir performance predictions
  • Broad appraisal, development, and production geology experience
  • Experience of working in diverse global teams and managing stakeholders

About bp

At bp, we provide a phenomenal environment and benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others!

Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Reinvent your career as you help our business to meet the challenges of the future. Apply today!


Production & Operations

Job Family Group

Subsurface Group

Relocation available


Travel required

Yes - up to 10%

Time Type

Full time


Azerbaijan, Egypt, Indonesia, Oman, United Kingdom

About BP


This is the place to truly drive change. Our people develop hydrocarbon resources, deliver projects, operate refineries as well as oil and gas production assets.

Join us and make a difference by:

• making our production and operations safer and more standardised
• driving quicker reduction of our carbon emissions
• growing cash returns and delivering improved reliability and optimisation
• maximising efficiency through sharing resources
• accelerating the digital transformation of our operating assets
• developing our people faster, leveraging the scale of P&O
• building greater integration and collaboration in service of our purpose

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Legal disclaimer

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic background, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.


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