A career in Petrophysics at Shell will see you make a significant impact on our Upstream business, working alongside industry-leading specialists from a range of disciplines (including Engineering, Geology and Geophysics). Benefitting from access to cutting-edge technologies, Shell Petrophysicists have a direct influence in areas such as Geological Mapping, Remote Sensing and Seismic Monitoring.

We are looking for passionate and creative individuals who can help develop innovative ways of searching for new reserves around the world. Candidates should have proven technical experience as well as a good understanding of the complex science and technology involved in advanced Petrophysics.

You will participate in a number of training programmes designed to help propel your career at the forefront of the energy industry. You will have the opportunity to develop in line with your own ambitions, while simultaneously fulfilling ours by helping us remain one of the leading energy companies in the world.

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The Gumusut-Kakap field is Shell’s first deep-water opportunity in Malaysia and lies offshore in waters up to 1,220 metres deep. The field is being developed using 19 subsea wells, with oil exported via a pipeline to an oil and gas terminal in Kimanis, Sabah.

Given the size and scope of the project, our engineers and Petrophysicists have had the challenge of developing safe and efficient methods of extraction. Fields like Gumusut-Kakap require excellent Petrophysicists who wish to develop an impactful career in one of the world’s leading energy companies.

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