Position: Oil & Gas Data Manager
Location: North America > USA > Texas
Contract position: Estimated duration: upto 24 months with renewal
Start date: Nov-Jan
Our Data Scout division has a requirement for an experience Oil & Gas data manager in Houston, Texas. This is an office based position with some scope for remote work.
As a successful technical data manager (TDM) you will be required to apply TDM principles to support studies in Exploration and Field Development in the following specialty areas:
Geological Data - well and reservoir modelling data such as well headers, porosity, permeability, reservoir architecture, data derived from geochemical samples, and metadata such as Unique Well Identifiers and well coordinates. Typical stores for well data are Corporate Data Store for corporate data and Open Works for project data.
Petrophysical Data - well logs and Petrophysical analysis. Data types include wireline, MWD, borehole, sonic and core data. Typical data store is Recall and OpenWorks.
You will be responsible for managing technical data, usually for one specific discipline. Ensures all data is loaded and managed in appropriate Master Data stores and Corporate Data following EP16 standards.
You will carry out a variety of procedures dealing with multiple datatypes in order to execute:
- Data loading/unloading
- Data quality checks
- Data manipulation
- Project creation
- Data cataloging/archiving
- Data processing
You will ensure consistency of data in all related stores, and the relation between them by carefully managing metadata, for example Unique Identifiers and coordinates. Monitor quality of data being loaded/manipulated through process and procedural checks. Operational data management support is provided according to a variety of SSDM standards and procedures.
For the data and discipline in question, coach the local user community, support quality control through Technical Assurance, and contribute to the take-up of corporate standards for information management, including the management of data throughout its lifecycle from creation to archiving.
This role is more focussesd on exploration and production database management, and data integration, rather than heavy IT (not building applications per se). Critical to the position is a strong understanding of data science, with particular requirements for advanced SQL query writing, and data analyics within an oil and gas exploration and production environment.
Education: to be successful within the position, you will require a degree (Master level preferred) in either a related science or computing field, in conjunction with strong hands-on experience in an EP environment.
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