Principal Petroleum Engineer and Geoscientist Needed at Dangote Group

Principal Petroleum Engineer and Geoscientist

The Dangote Group is a diversified and fully integrated conglomerate with interests across a range of sectors in Nigeria and Africa. Current interests include Cement, Sugar, Flour, Salt, Pasta, Beverages, Noodles, Poly Products, Transportation and real estate with new initiatives in the Oil and Gas, Telecommunication, Fertilizer and Steel sector of the economy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Principal Petroleum Engineer
: Lagos
Business: Oil & Gas
Function/Domain: Petroleum Production Engineering

Position Description

  • Maximise value of OML71/72 and Heavy oil/Bitumen assets (and any other asset that may be acquired and operated by WAEP or Dangote) across the lifecycle and deliver the onshore and offshore assets technical reservoir management plans, production plan, whilst maintaining asset integrity and human safety in an efficient and responsible manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance and oversight on best-in-class reservoir management tenets, practices and state-of-the art- technologies for all Saudi Aramco hydrocarbon assets.
  • Formulate reservoir development, data acquisition, strategic surveillance and monitoring master-plans to ensure optimal development and depletion strategies.
  • Utilize reservoir management standards and guidelines to enhance both NPV and hydrocarbon recovery.
  • Lead, design and participate in integrated field reviews and field develo

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies

  • B.Sc, B.Eng / M.Sc (With Petroleum Engineering specialty)
  • A minimum of 15 years E&P experience as PE and Senior /Principal Petroleum Engineer, including at least 5 years specializing in gas reservoir management.


Job Title: Geoscientist
: Lagos
Business: Oil & Gas
Function/Domain: Process Reengineering

Position Description

  • The Geoscientist will provide regional, block and prospect specific evaluation to the Niger Delta through the integration of all data sources
  • These include seismic interpretation, facies interpretation, well log, outcrop and other regional geological data, hydrocarbon charge interpretation, petrophysical analysis of rock and fluid properties.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate estimation of exploration prospect in place volumes and reserve applying standard prospect risking using appropriate software;
  • Working with reservoir engineering colleagues to apply appropriate reservoir parameters
  • Close collaboration with drilling colleagues will be required to ensure all relevant geological data is incorporated into drilling plans and the execution of drilling
  • Provide recommendations for bid proposals, well proposals or farmin proposals based on a synthesis of

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies

  • University Degree (B.Sc. or M.Sc.) in Geology or Geophysics
  • At least 5-7 years working experience in seismic exploration and appraisal subsurface evaluation of workstation based 2D and 3D seismic interpretation and evaluation of interpretation of well log and other regional geological data
  • Experience in generating well proposals and monitoring and driving exploration well delivery in a variety of geologic settings

Closing Date: 31st July, 2018.

Method of Application
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