Geophysicist Tucker & Emerging Oil Sands - Calgary

at Husky
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted May 11, 2017
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent
Must Already Have Work Rights Yes


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.
We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.
The Heavy Oil Business Unit is currently looking for an experienced Geophysicist who would like to make a contribution to a successful and growing organization.
Reporting to the G & G Emerging Oil Sands and Tucker Manager, the successful candidate will work as an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team providing support to Husky’s Heavy Oil business unit.
The successful candidate will be working collaboratively with a team of geologists, geophysicists and engineers to evaluate and develop Husky's Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Assets.
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Conduct detailed seismic interpretation of 2D, 3D, 3C and 4D data to effectively characterize the reservoir and maximize hydrocarbon recovery
  • Apply appropriate geophysical technologies (magnetics, seismic modeling, AVO etc.) to minimize risk, optimize well placement, and to characterize the reservoir
  • Interact with seismic data processors and geophysical support staff
  • Evaluate heavy oil, gas and oil sands resources in both clastic and carbonate settings
  • Contribute to regulatory documents
  • Provide input into development planning and execution
  • Participate in industry consortiums and conferences


Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • B.Sc. degree in Geophysics is required
  • M.Sc./Ph.D. degree in Geophysics would be an asset
  • Meet requirements necessary to join APEGA
  • A familiarity with thermal operations, ideally with exposure to 4D seismic techniques
  • A working knowledge of seismic acquisition and processing techniques
  • A working knowledge of 2D and 3D acquisition and interpretation
  • 5+ years’ experience primarily working in the development of oil sands assets
  • A working knowledge of thermal operations or enhanced recovery projects
  • A working knowledge of clastic and carbonate bitumen plays would be an asset
  • Proficiency in SeisWare
  • Experience using Accumap
  • Experience using Geographix would be an asset
  • Familiarity with Petrel would be an asset
  • Familiarity with Hampson-Russell and Jason would be an asset
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Well-developed oral and written communication and presentation skills along with excellent organizational skills and the ability to work in an active business environment

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