Tullow Ghana Job 2018

Posted on :

30 May, 2018

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Construction Jobs in Ghana

Tullow Oil is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a portfolio of 90 licences across 16 countries. Our focus is on finding and monetizing oil in Africa and the Atlantic Margins.

Since 2006, Tullow has had interests Ghana and was appointed as the Jubilee field Operator.  First oil was achieved in November 2010 and has become Tullow’s key asset generating significant high-margin oil production. Tullow’s second major discovery and subsequent development in Ghana is the TEN field where first oil was successfully achieved on time and on budget in August 2016.

There are further exploration opportunities for Tullow Ghana including expanding Jubilee to include outlying deep-water reserves. More information can be found here Ghana BU

Job Description

Job Title: Lead Development Geologist

Tullow Ghana Limited is seeking to hire a Lead Development Geologist based in Accra who will be focused on planning, execution and post-drill analysis of operational activities across Ghana assets

  • Driving well planning studies in order to prepare wells for drilling.
  • Adapting, updating and QC’ing geological models and uncertainty modelling to ensure consistent models that are fit for purpose for well planning and execution.
  • Liaising with teams to ensure ranges and uncertainties are capture and communicated to allow for timely planning and safe execution of development wells.
  • Building and maintaining accurate and comprehensive databases of data gathered in conjunction with geoscience team members.
  • Liaising with JV partners to ensure subsurface technical alignment.
  • Training and mentoring graduate trainees and secondees.

You will be an experienced Development Geologist having worked in various assets in the Upstream Offshore environment, experience  in deepwater turbidites an advantage.

You will be able to demonstrate in the following areas:

  • MSc. level or equivalent in Geoscience
  • Expert user of petrel and petrel geomodelling
  • Strong 3D static modelling skills
  • Previous experience leading a large integrated subsurface team multi in an overseas location
  • Proven broad petroleum geology experience, with specific in-depth experience in oil field development and production geology.
  • Knowledge of a range of structural regimes and depositional environments.
  • Excellent verbal, written, listening and influencing skills
  • Proven Mentoring and training ability

Preference will be given to Ghanaian nationals as part of Tullow’s commitment to local content and sustainability


In Tullow, all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully and everyone has equal access to opportunities and resources to enable them to contribute to Tullow’s overall success.

To achieve this, we offer our employees:

A performance-driven culture that generates results

A commitment to your personal and professional development

A chance to make a difference to our business, working in or leading teams of talented, committed people

A culture that appreciates diversity & inclusion and provides equal opportunities

Recognition and reward for your performance.

Our philosophy is to bring people into Tullow with whom we can build a strong, mutually beneficial and long lasting relationship.  Working for Tullow will increase your knowledge, broaden your horizons and extend your professional network.  We offer a competitive reward package of base salary, incentives and benefits which is designed to attract, retain and motivate the best talent in our industry.

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