Specialist Geochemist

Job Reference: 31538


Start Date: 15/07/2024
Applications close on: 22/07/2024
Contract Type: Contract
Country: United Arab Emirates
Discipline: Geochemist
Minimum Experience: 20 Years+
Job Contact: [email protected]

Specialist Geochemist

Our client is seeking a Specialist Geochemist for work in the United Arab Emirates.

Responsibilities of the Specialist Geochemist:

  • Coordinate and conduct geochemical studies required to be carried out as part of the exploration maturation process to feed the new generation basin model. This includes geochemical input in basin models in full cooperation and collaboration with other disciplines and integrating all geochemical data.
  • Initiate, interpret, and advise geochemical analyses of fluids and rock samples needed to update basin models.
  • Prepare, verify, validate and update all geochemical data for exploration purposes, specifically in preparation for Abu Dhabi basin modelling.
  • Review and integrate the results of previous geochemistry studied and basin modelling results.
  • Identify gaps or additional work that is require – e.g. geochemical analyses of fluid/rock samples to constrain and/or be integrated with petroleum systems models.
  • Prepare geochemistry input files needed to assess the potential of exploration targets in Abu Dhabi.
  • Update petroleum system models and support the ADNOC basin modeller.
  • Generate a montage for geochemistry per field, identify gaps and present routinely to the team.
  • QA/QC and data loading of all data, including, but not limited to; PVT data, mapping of Inert gases, biomarker data collection and interpretation, oil-to-source correlations.
  • Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.
  • Mentor, train, and develop assigned ADNOC staff in relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective business objectives.
  • Provide input to progress reports for management.


  • Bachelor degree in Geology with M.Sc. in Geochemistry – PhD desirable, but not essential.
  • 20+ years extensive experience in the application of geochemistry to basin modelling, lead, and prospect maturation etc.
  • Previous experience in Abu Dhabi or the broader Middle East Region.

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