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Senior Geologist

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Job Reference 1180763

Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Gas

Function Geoscience

Job Type Permanent

Date Added November 21, 2022

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Our client is seeking a Senior Geologist to work within their facilities located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


  • Senior Geologist performs all geological and related studies such as basin analysis, facies, and geological modelling to support field development and injection project for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). Advise on data acquisition programme and analysis, including coring, logging, side-wall cores, and cuttings. Manage core and rock laboratory analysis. The jobholder performs and updates the Static models, and support in the reporting of resources and reserves. The jobholder also assists in the drilling plan and proposal and follows up until the work process of post-drill evaluation is completed. In addition, the job holder provides supervising, coaching and mentoring to Geologist to ensure knowledge/technology transfer as well as effective knowledge and experience sharing.


  • Perform all related geological studies, core analysis, and supervise laboratory works.
  • Advise and support all geological related programmes in exploration/ development campaign of asset.
  • Carry out basin analysis, facies description, and reservoir characterisation studies.
  • Perform and continuously update Geological models to support both for field development and storage development plans.
  • Review of Basin Analysis studies, and incorporate in the reservoir characterisation studies.
  • Contribute in the prospect evaluation in geological studies.
  • Support for well planning, and targeting based on geological information.
  • Prepare well proposal as well as post-drill evaluation.
  • Identify and quantify geological/subsurface uncertainties that influence the technical and commercial robustness of the projects.
  • Initiate and follow up on geological related studies carried out internally or by external contractors.
  • Supervise, coach and mentor junior staff.
  • Support, recommend and participate in planning internal and external work programs and participate in departmental annual budget planning.


  • 10 years’ experience in Geology or related areas with knowledge of geological modelling
  • Knowledge of basin analysis, reservoir characterization, and facies description
  • Experience of working in multidiscipline field development team
  • Able to manage integration of subsurface, wells, surface, and operation disciplines
  • Experience in planning and project management
  • Able to communicate, internally and externally, with diverse range of stakeholders from various disciplines

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