•Hybrid discipline: geology on the field andreservoir scale.•Requires good knowledge of many disciplines.
–Structural Geology. –Stratigraphy and sedimentology. –Reservoir engineering. –Drilling methods and engineering. –Petrophysics.–Seismology. –Petroleum Economics and land management. –Organic geochemistry……..
Why have a developmentgeologist
•Not all companies do! …this is becomingless common.•Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicistsdon’t just specialize in different fields, they
think in different ways
.•There is a communication problem: thedevelopment geologist must be able to bridge the gap.