Exploration Geoscientist in Brazil

at Shell
Location Brazil
Date Posted December 20, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Job Description
Based in Rio, the Exploration Geoscientist (EG) will be part of the team of creative and innovative professionals, being responsible for conducting regional studies and evaluate growth opportunities in Brazil. The EG is responsible for providing regional evaluation, identify new exploration concepts and deliver prospect scale evaluation, incorporating latest play-based evaluation.

Key accountabilities include:
Provide sound regional geologic frameworks for generating and evaluating play prospectivity.
Proactively identify/generate/evaluate new material opportunities.
Derive reliable volumes, risk assessments, & critical subsurface parameters for defined plays, leads & prospects.
Participate in proposing activities (e.g. seismic, acreage acquisition, divestiture, etc.) appropriate for exploration investments in existing venture areas.
Participate in regional / prospect scale 3D/2D seismic mapping & interpretations, well to seismic correlation and seismic depth conversion.
Stay abreast of relevant technology developments within and outside the company.
Test and apply innovative technologies and workflows to enhance play/prospect assessments
Country of Work LocationBrazil
City, State (if applicable)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Work LocationRio de Janeiro - BRA
Company Description
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In Brazil, Shell has been present for more than a century (since 1913), and was the first international oil company to produce oil in Brazil, in the Campos Basin, after the market was opened up to private investment. Currently, Shell is one of the largest energy companies in the Brazilian market.

Shell in Brazil is also a major producer of lubricants and, through Raízen (a joint venture with a Brazilian energy and logistics group), invests in the production of sugar cane ethanol, a viable biofuel alternative for smarter and cleaner mobility in the future.

We deliver energy responsibly, aiming to meet society’s energy demands today and in the future in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. We operate safely with respect to our neighbors and work to minimize our environmental impact.

We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.
MS or PhD in geology or geophysics related subjects with former experience in exploration assignments;
Understanding of Deepwater depositional systems;
Carbonate Stratigraphy and reservoir architecture;
Regional to prospect scale Exploration and Appraisal skills
Strong technical/analytical skills and the ability to integrate complex datasets.
Should have a proven track record of successfully 2D/3D seismic interpretation and mapping, prospect maturation (including volumes & risking) and reservoir characterization

Desired key behaviors include:
Commitment to HSSE & Goal Zero
Think global, “Enterprise First”
Take personal accountability to ensure timely delivery
A “Can Do, We Can Make It Work” attitude
Work for the good of the team, support other team members to deliver
Capacity to manage shared accountabilities
Multi-tasking for quick delivery when required
Comfortable receiving and providing a constructive challenge
Excellent communication skills
Identify and implement solutions to achieve continuous improvement
No. of Positions1
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Job Expires18-Jan-2019

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