Geophysical Advisor/Senior Geophysicist in London, United Kingdom

at Strategic Resources ERC Ltd
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted January 2, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Geophysical Advisor/Senior GeophysicistWe are currently recruiting for a Geophysical Advisor/Senior Geophysicist on behalf of our client, an Oil and Gas operator. This is a full time staff position based in London. Key Accountabilities:Ensuring health, safety, environmental and security of self and others.Commercially aware exploration geophysicist capable of managing those issues that may arise as part of exploration evaluation and operations.Collaborate with other Exploration BU geophysicists to ensure sharing of best practice and consistency in interpretation and quality of technical assessments and outputs.Comfortable working to multiple strict deadlines, and will be confident representing the company in an outward facing role and dealing with senior stakeholders.Co-ordinate technical evaluations; manage outsourced projects as required and provide quality assurance on geoscience issues.Ensure effective documentation and data management of evaluationsSpecific responsibilities include:Delivery of 2 overseas well exploration programme, including well planning and operational support.Maturation of evaluation on existing licences plus participation in New Venture evaluations. High quality mapping and prospect evaluation, including post-drill assessment.Detailed seismic reservoir characterisation.Depth conversion sensitivities.Seismic attribute analysis and data conditioning.Detailed structural mapping.Work with Geologist and Function to update volumes and risks based on all new incoming data.Other:You are an experienced, commercially aware geophysicist with a strong technical background in operated exploration programs and new ventures.You will have the ability to influence decisions made through your technical expertise and experience and will be capable of managing issues that may arise as part of exploration evaluations.You can quickly identify the critical value drivers of a project and know when additional support is required to address them. You are comfortable working to multiple strict deadlines and are confident representing the company in an outward facing role. Qualifications:Geology or Geophysics degree or equivalent with a minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience (required)Post graduate education, or equivalent (advantage)Relevant PhD (advantage)Skills / experience:Relevant post graduate experience in upstream oil and gas (exploration & production), based on core skills in geophysics with a minimum of 8 years industry experience in exploration focussed roles.Experience of engaging and influencing partners and key stakeholders.Direct experience of maturing leads to robust drillable prospects, well planning, operations and post-well analysis and reporting. Proven interpreter and prospect generator.Direct experience of working as part of an international new ventures team.Experience of seismic survey acquisition and reprocessing and interacting with seismic contractorsAbility to interpret in a 3D multi-cube environment. Familiarity with relevant geoscience software (e.g. Kingdom, Petrel, Paleoscan etc).Expertise of AVO techniques, QI assessments and 3D visualisation. Familiarity with the SAAM (Seismic amplitude analysis module) an advantageFamiliar with seismic acquisition and processing in both the time and depth domainAbility to quickly identify and quantify the key value drivers of an exploration projectExperience working in a number of basins both regionally and at the prospect level (advantage)Ability to work on a number of projects at the same timeUnderstanding of exploration project economics and commercial drivers.Ability to contribute technically beyond immediate project focus.

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