Geoscientist - Petrophysicist


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary


We are seeking dynamic, creative, and resourceful candidates for ExxonMobil’s Bengaluru, India, location to work on challenging petrophysical problems in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team of formation evaluation specialists and operations geologists located in Houston, USA.  Candidates will conduct applied project work with real well log, core and well test data, using a variety of software for petrophysical data processing and evaluation. 

• In consultation with ExxonMobil’s Formation Evaluation group in Houston, define project objectives, work scopes and deliverables
• Contribute to all stages of petrophysical project work including data preparation, pre-processing, data filtering / augmentation, environmental corrections, and calibration
• Conduct model-based petrophysical analyses, while supporting ExxonMobil’s efforts to formulate new and innovative workflows to improve the efficiency of multiwell workflows 
• Perform sonic log Q.C., rock physics modeling, fluid substitution, well-to-seismic ties, and seismic modeling if needed 
• Work with computational scientists, engineers, and geoscientists to test, deliver and support various petrophysical software tools, models, algorithms, and software 



• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with minimum 7.0 GPA or equivalent from a recognized university in Geology, Geophysics, Engineering or Physics 
• Demonstrated record of hands-on industry experience in petrophysical analyses in support of upstream oil and gas operations; minimum of 5 years industry experience required
• Demonstrated in-depth understanding of seismic rock physics, and seismic wave propagation
• Strong computational and analytical skills
• Experience with one or more integrated petro physical analysis software suites
• Proficiency in English and strong communication skills
• Knowledge of well log, core and test data acquisition, statistical methods, machine learning, signal processing, numerical modeling, computer programming and optimization will be an advantage
• Willing to travel internationally including offshore, based on business needs