Wellsite Geologist

Total Nigeria Plc

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Total is the fifth largest publicly-traded integrated oil and gas company in the world, with 100,000 employees in more than 130 countries worldwide. Our size and performance rank us as one of the top five global oil companies. "We are among the majors that invest the most in exploration. More importantly, our teams are highly motivated. They have a real pioneering spirit we must keep cultivating!".

Offer ID: 

  • 12641BR

Employment type: 

  • Regular position


  • Exploration and Production 


  • Geology 

Job Description

  • Supervises geological operations in the course of drilling
  • Guarantees and validates flow of wellsite data to the office
  • Guarantees the transfer of information concerning drilling safety
  • Supervises acquisitions (Mud log, LWD, Wire-line, VSP, MDT, coring)
  • Controls quality and validate the acquired data
  • Prepares programmes for data acquisition while drilling
  • Contributes to the preparation of reports on well locations
  • Forecasts and assesses geological risks in the course of drilling: pressure, inflow
  • Interprets geological data while drilling
  • Detects and evaluates reservoirs and their contents
  • Ensures relevant and efficient reporting in the course of drilling
  • Selects correct, publishes the data logs before their use
  • Writes the end of well reports
  • Carries out quality audits on contractors and service companies
  • Proposes and implements technological innovations

Candidate Profile

  • MSc. with relevant experience in Geology or Operations Geology
  • Professional experience: 0-3 years

Application Process:

  • On the navigation bar Click ‘APPLY TO TOTAL’
  • Navigate to ‘Our offers’ and ‘select’ your language preference.
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  • In the ‘Country’ text box type and select ‘Nigeria’.
  • Scroll down and click on ‘Search’ to display the list of jobs in Nigeria.
  • Select your job preference to view details of the job.
  • Click on 'Apply to the job’ to complete an online application form.
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  • Please fill the form accordingly.

It is compulsory to attach your CV where it is required in the application form. Your CV must include the following details In the order listed:

  • Name, first name, other names (where applicable)
  • Date of birth
  • Contact address stipulating road/street number(s) only
  • Functional email address. Please Note: ALL communication will be by email ONLY
  • State of Origin
  • Details of tertiary education: institution, degree obtained, class of degree, the period of study.
  • Details of secondary education: institution, certificate, the period of study
  • Details of primary education: institution, certificate, the period of study


  • All application forms must be completed online as we are unable to process paper applications.
  • Applicants are hereby advised to submit only one application per position as multiple applications may result in cancellation of the application.



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Total Nigeria Plc

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Oil&Gas / Mining / Energy

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

Entry Level