Exploration Geoscientist in Houston, United States

at Shell AMER
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted December 10, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Company description:Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the worlds growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.Job Description:The Trinidad and Tobago Exploration Growth team is seeking a geoscientist with specific strengths in structural geology & seismic interpretation who can contribute to the successful identification and maturation of new plays to support a stated strategy to  drill to backfill Atlantic LNG /Domestic Gas Markets .  As the Senior Exploration Geoscientist you will be based in Houston and is offered on a local-terms basis. It represents a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to make a material impact on exploration supporting a strategic asset for RDS. The successful candidate will be working on integrated Exploration projects with associated investment levels up to many millions of dollars and will be expected to exercise influence on the direction and cost efficiency of this work. Initial focus will be on regional studies, new play characterisation and new opportunity identified, closely integrated with the T&T; Maturation and various New Business Development teams. In addition to the above the role also offers the opportunity to support other exploration ventures in the Caribbean/South America (CASA) region as required on an enterprise first model. This allows for broad exposure to a range of settings and plays and allows key learnings to be quickly captured and implemented across our CASA portfolio.Job Requirements:Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employerAdvanced university degree in Geoscience (Masters or PhD)5+ years experience in exploration geosciences in exploration competences of Lead Identification Seismic Interpretation and Prospect Volume & Risking togetherGood understanding of regional geological concepts and play-based exploration.Good working knowledge of clastic depositional systems (particularly in the shelf/slope setting) is also necessary aComplex structural domains (both extensional and compressional) would be an advantageDisclaimer:Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.Shell participates in E-Verify.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

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