Geophysicist in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

at Petrofac
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date Posted May 25, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


To work on geophysical interpretations and
evaluations for studies, project team and operations. Scope include, but not
limited to structural interpretations from seismic data, seismic attributes
analysis, qualitative and quantitative seismic interpretations, seismic
modelling & rock physics analysis and hazards evaluation from seismic.


Specific roles will be tailored to suit the Geophysicist’s recognized
strengths and aspirations.

Work proactively with
multidisciplinary subsurface asset teams charged with the appraisal, planning
and execution/ operational phases of Petrofac-operated fields. Contributing
qualitative and quantitative, high quality geophysical work; and providing
essential information and advice to subsurface peers, drilling, and senior

Take responsibility
for the planning and technical quality of all geophysical work carried out by
subsurface asset teams during pre-development and development phases and in the
support of day to day drilling and production operations.

Work collaboratively
with the Functional Heads and Asset Managers to ensure that the appropriate
level of technical assessment is applied to subsurface work and to reveal
technical and business-related risks that may impact or affect development
planning, operations and/or investment decisions.

Participate in geophysics-based peer assist and technical assurance
reviews when required. Provide evidence to demonstrate that the appropriate
level of work has been performed to a standard that can withstand proper
technical challenge and ensure that geophysical aspects of subsurface work meet
current industry and government standards.

Partake in internal/external cross asset peer assist and technical
assurance reviews.

Assist in the
coaching, mentoring and technical development of more junior geophysical staff.


Skills and Experience:
B.Sc. in Earth Science (or equivalent)

Extensive international subsurface experience with
National/International Operator(s) and/or Service Providers on multiple oil and
gas fields in the upstream petroleum industry.

10-15 years experience of working both in field development and explorations

Good knowledge and working experience in all aspects of petroleum and
reservoir geophysics.

Practical experience of all types of seismic data acquisition
(planning and execution), seismic processing and post-processing, rock physics
and formation evaluation.

Exposure to various petroleum systems, depositional environments and
reservoir types.

Experience working in an integrated team for hydrocarbon exploitation
and production enhancement.

Skills in opportunity identification, quantification, operation and
reporting for appraisal and production drilling portfolios with thorough
uncertainty measurement, quantitative risk assessment and risk mitigation.

Knowledge and appreciation of petrophysics, reservoir engineering,
petroleum engineering, well engineering, drilling and completion practices and
petroleum economics.

Experienced in building and maintaining strong relationships with
Government, JV partners and Service Providers and managing associated
contractual arrangements.

Detailed understanding of hydrocarbon resource estimation and reserves
audit procedures.


Subsurface Development

Primary Location

Malaysia-Kuala Lumpur





Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External

Jun 24, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

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