Subsurface Intern

Why Oil Search?

As a growing Papua New Guinean company, Oil Search operates all of the country’s producing oil  elds, holds an extensive appraisal and exploration portfolio and has a 29% interest in the PNG LNG Project. With exciting growth opportunities like the potential expansion of the PNG LNG Project and proposed development of the Papua LNG Project ahead of us, Oil Search is a great place to discover and explore your potential.

About the role

Oil Search’s Subsurface team is currently seeking applicants who are interested in completing a Summer Internship in the period between early December 2019 and March 2020.

The Subsurface team is tasked with capturing and integrating all geological, reservoir, fluid and wellbore characteristics in order that we can optimise the production from our operated oil fields, across PNG.  The team is comprised of Reservoir Engineers, Petroleum Engineers, Petrophysicists, Geologists and Data Specialists – all of whom are keen to share their skills with you.

Are you the applicant we’re looking for?

We have opportunities for three vacation students – one with a Geoscience background and two with an Engineering background, preferably in Petroleum Engineering.

Interested to apply?

Please email, in PFD format:
* A single page cover letter outlining why you are interested in the role and how you meet the above requirements;
* A single page CV outlining any work experience you have, and confirmation that you are legally allowed to work in Australia;
* Your academic transcript.


Please send your application to recruitment@oilsearch.com no later than 30 August 2019, with “Subsurface Summer Vacation Students” in the subject line.

We look forwards to hearing from you!

How to apply

If you would like to be a part of a diverse and multicultural team, we invite you to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications close: Friday 30 August 2019

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