|Location||Wellington, United States|
|Date Posted||March 7, 2018|
OMV New Zealand Limited, part of the worldwide OMV group, require a geoscientist to take
over the role of Exploration Geoscientist - Geosciences Team based in Wellington. This role, reporting to the Geosciences Team Lead will be responsible for implementing approved exploration activities and assuming responsibility for technical aspects of defined projects.
Identify and mature leads and prospects in a collaborative environment using a play based approach.
Have sufficient understanding of sub-regional analysis to underpin our exploration strategy.
Assess volumetric ranges and make risk assessments of prospects.
Build a high quality prospect inventory from current acreage portfolio and identify other potential high quality acreage.
Interpret 2D and 3D seismic data utilizing state of the art geophysical and geological techniques.
Providing specialist technical advice, input and supervision to the various technical teams, particularly in geological sub-disciplines e.g. structural geology, sequence stratigraphy, petrophysics, petroleum system evaluation, reservoir characterisation, sedimentology and play fairway analysis.
Work closely with specialist support teams to undertake geological studies to ensure effective and focused specialist support is applied to maturation of prospects.
Generate and present concise reports of work completed as needed to document results and for partner and governmental reporting.
Attendance and presentations at workshops, peer reviews and Technical Committee Meetings (TCMs) with joint venture partners. International travel may be required.
May be required to act as Permit Lead for specific exploration permit(s) or exploration projects; providing a weekly report to Joint Venture (JV) partners.
Some well site operations geology duties may be necessary. It is expected that the Exploration Geoscientist will be capable of completing UKOOA medical and BOSIET training, and may spend time offshore during the either seismic acquisition and/or drilling activities.
University degree Masters or higher: Geology / Geophysics
Geological experience in multiple countries, basins, and geological environments
(minimum 7 years)
Experienced in multiple geological sub-disciplines, including structural geology, sequence stratigraphy, petrophysics, geochemistry, basin modelling, reservoir characterisation and/or seal analysis.
Experienced user of Petrel, Player and GeoX software
Place of work: Wellington, New Zealand
Superior: Geosciences Team Lead
This role is for local candidates only
This position will remain posted for 2 weeks – 22 March 2018.
Are you interested in joining our team?
Please apply online
OMV is an equal opportunity employer.