Lab Assistant (Maersk Oil Research & Technology Centre)

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Lab Assistant (Maersk Oil Research & Technology Centre)
DohaLocal/ExpatGeoscienceRef.: MO-037596
Maersk Oil Qatar is currently developing and expanding the facilities in the Al Shaheen Field offshore Qatar.
We Offer
Maersk Oil Qatar A/S offers a wide range of education and career opportunities for employees possessing necessary skills and competencies.

We offer competitive salary in a tax-free country and family status terms (schooling, etc.) and relocation to Doha if required.
Key Responsibilities
Candidate should be able to :-

Run QEMSCAN and CT apparatus

Improve and develop QEMSCAN and CT apparatus

Handling highly advanced X-ray equipment

Link results to petrographic microscopy

Maintain equipment

Handle thin section preparation

Handle plug preparation

Handle sample polishing

Preparing and developing techniques for analysis of cuttings

Prepare manuals for instrumentation

Field sampling

Contribute to inventions and patent writings

Prepare experiments to support invention disclosures

Organize knowledge sharing sessions on lab techniques

Devise and test ideas within enhanced oil recovery


Presenting results to BU and others

Order consumables

Update library of scientific literature
Who we are looking for
Candidate are fluent in English and familiar with advanced lab equipment, experience with safe handling of chemicals, handy

Candidate with a Science Degree minimum masters, preferably Ph.D.

Candidate with a minimum of 3-4 years of experience in similar role
>Last application date: 03 September 2014.
Maersk Oil Qatar AS is the leading oil producer offshore Qatar and a recognized pioneer in oil development and production techniques. On the basis of an Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement (EPSA) signed in 1992 with Qatar Petroleum, Maersk Oil Qatar (MOQ) is the sole operator of Al Shaheen field.
The current oil production from the Al Shaheen field is approximately 300,000 barrels per day from nine different locations and is exported via two main offshore facilities.
 Maersk Oil is an international oil and gas company with a 2016 entitlement production of 313,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Our production comes from Denmark, the UK, Norway, Algeria, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Kazakhstan, and the US Gulf of Mexico. Exploration or development activities are on-going in Angola, Kenya, Brazil and in the producing countries. Turning complex and challenging fields into commercial successes has been the cornerstone of Maersk Oil business since 1962. Maersk Oil focuses on pioneering technologies and harnessing talent to continue to operate safely and successfully, creating value for partners and host governments. For more information about Maersk Oil, please visit the website at