Geophysicist in Norwich, United Kingdom

at Perenco
Location Norwich, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 20, 2020
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


General information
Position description

Geosciences / Exploration - Geophysicist
Position title


Permanent Contract
Contractual hours

RJF20-147 Geophysicist

Staff Position

Perenco UK is a subsidiary of Perenco, an international oil and gas exploration and production company with subsidiaries in Latin America, Africa and South East Asia. This role is available in our Southern North Sea gas business. The Geosciences department is a key department within the company as it maintains successful exploration of wells and operations.

This position requires an individual able to thrive in an environment with substantial individual autonomy and can show strong ability to develop their own pathway to in-depth technical analysis of the various assets within the SNS portfolio. The successful candidate will have considerable freedom to act, with the opportunity to take geological projects from regional basin-wide evaluations through to field and prospect evaluation.

The position will be based in Norwich but will entail some UK based travel to engage with our group level geoscience and UKCS regulator offices in Aberdeen and London.

Key responsibilities include:

Collecting and collating information from historical reports, well data and other sources;2D & 3D seismic interpretation and mapping, as input to geological and reservoir engineering modelsCollaborating with drilling engineers to determine subsurface hazards and fluid connected subsurface horizons to best determine appropriate well abandonment programmes
A high level of Geoscience administrative support
Working closely with internal department including decommissioning activities

Postgraduate degree with a Geological or Geophysical focus.Understanding of seismic acquisition and processing principles and their pitfalls.Familiarity with depth conversion and reprocessing techniques.Familiarity of probabilistic volumetric analysis techniques.Knowledge of geological software applications, IP, Petrel, REP, ArcGIS of benefit.Good written communication skills and report writing ability.Experience in the oil and gas industry would be of benefit
Salary range

Position localisation
Job location

Europe, United Kingdom, Norwich
Candidate criteria
Education level

4-year university degree

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