Exploration Geophysicist in Lysaker, Norway

at Aker BP ASA
Location Lysaker, Norway
Date Posted August 20, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Aker BP Exploration is looking for candidates with a drive to solve challenges, see opportunity where none are obvious, ability to understand and integrate information outside of discipline. Are you able to work efficiently with other specialist and formulate new concepts within technology or hydrocarbon plays? This is exploration in Aker BP.Unlocking remaining resources in the mature areas on the NCS requires new perspectives and innovation brought forward by improved cross discipline work processes. These will challenge established exploration concepts and provide the new prospects and discoveries close to existing fields and infrastructure as well as in frontier growth regions.You will join an ambitious exploration team with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. Our "one team" organisation has high expectations towards deliverables on your behalf and on the delivery of your business unit. Aker BP provides the opportunity to work with advanced seismic imaging, geophysical specialists, specialists within geology, geochemists, petrophysicists and data scientists among others. Exploration at Aker BP has a high activity level maintaining a large portfolio of licenses and prospects throughout the entire NCS besides being engaged in technology development and digitalisation.
All principal tasks are related to prospect identification and assessment. Generalists and specialists are all encouraged to apply with competence in all or parts of activities belowCoordination and execution of geophysical work in exploration licenses and access to new acreagePlanning and execution of geophysical data acquisition and processingProspect identification and evaluation, volume and risk assessmentSeismic Interpretation and depth conversionSeismic AVO and quantitative seismic reservoir characterizationProvide and maintain inputs to asset reservoir modelsEnsure that all work, tasks and projects within his/her area of responsibility is carried out to achieve the overall objectives for the regions. These include HSE, technical integrity, compliance and costCoaching and mentoring of junior staff
Good communication skills to external parties and upper managementAbility to effectively work and integrate across the subsurface disciplinesContinuously build on our corporate knowledge base for new innovative prospect generationCompetence required: Seismic interpretation and analysisProven E&P; track record or significant contributionsMinimum M.Sc. and geophysical experience within oil and gas exploration or production
College / University, Master's degree
Personal qualities
Good analytical skills and critical thinking, capable of individual problem solutionSeeks self development, and coaches others to improve their skills Match organisational values such as being Enquiring, Responsible, Predictable, Committed and RespectfulRequirement for language proficiency in Norwegian and English (both written and verbal)

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