Geophysicist in Bergen, Norway

at OCTIO AS
Location Bergen, Norway
Date Posted July 7, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent

Description

Roles and responsibilities
Analysis of gravimetry and seafloor deformation data
Development of instrumentation and analysis techniques
Consultancy and project work towards clients
Communication and collaboration with sensor manufacturers

Qualifications
A PhD or a MSc
Three years of relevant experience
Extensive programming experience
Physical measurement techniques and/or statistics

Personal skills
Effective communication skills in English
Physical intuition and curiosity
Problem-solving skills and attitude
Endurance to tackle challenging technical problems

We offer
A positive and social working environment
Attractive welfare arrangements and social benefits
A dynamic team with both scientists and engineers
A dynamic organization where continuous improvement is in focus

About Gravitude
Gravitude AS is a subsidiary of OCTIO AS. Gravitude delivers worldwide high-accuracy monitoring of offshore hydrocarbon reservoirs.
Gravitude’s technology measures tiny changes in the gravitational field on the seafloor that occur when fluids with different densities move in the subsurface. Furthermore, the technology allows to measure changes in the seafloor depth with a sensitivity of a few millimeters. The spatial distribution of seafloor deformation can be interpreted in terms of hydrocarbon depletion through the reservoir.
When combined, gravimetry and seafloor depth measurements provide information on the dynamical evolution of fluids within a gas or oil reservoir, which is used by oil companies to drain the hydrocarbons more efficiently. This is obtained at a cost that is a small fraction of that of the wider-spread seismic technology.

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