at total
Location United States
Date Posted April 4, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


You will join the Geoscience team in our Subsidiary located in Moscow and will contribute to :

1. Perform geological or geophysical studies
Well correlations and paleogeography
Reservoir and seals characterization based on core & log data
Petroleum system studies
Seismic interpretation and mapping
Well time-depth calibration & Depth mapping
2. Prospect volumetric evaluation
Estimation of volumetric parameters
Estimation of geological chance of success
3. Play characterization
Integrate local information in more regional context
Maintain West-Siberia play maps
4. Participation to ”data rooms”
Contexte and environment
Context and Environment
Small geosciences team in Moscow EXPLO+FIELDS
Corporate technical specifications designed in HQ rolled out in affiliates
Strong relationship within HQ, Institutes in Russia and partners-
Participate to geosciences evaluations of exploration projects or fields studies with Moscow and HQ specialists
Perform geological or geophysical according to background of candidate.
Participate to supervision of geosciences studies performed in HQ or by Institutes in Russia
Participate to meetings and workshops with our partner Novatek
The selected candidate will receive a VIE allowance according to the Business France rates and the subsidiary will provide either a furnished accommodation or will grant an accommodation allowance.
Please check the following website to make sure that your application complies with the criteria to carry out a VIE assignment:
Candidate profile
Desired qualifications :
Master of Sciences or PhD in Geosciences (geology or geophysics) with knowledge of petroleum Geology/Exploration.
Solid geosciences background.

English: good level of business English
French: intermediary
Russian: FLUENT. Russian test is mandatory to obtain the work permit + most of technical documentation is in Russian (no pre-requisite to know O&G terminology)
Basin mastering of Northern-West Siberian basin where TOTAL and Novatek projects are located.
Offer ID
Geology, Geophysics
Region, department, area
Russian Federation
Employment type
Contract duration
Duration unit
Experience level required
0 - 3 years, 3 - 6 years
Exploration and Production
Interview location
About us / company profile
Give your best to better energy and make the commitment with Total. With over 500-plus professions in 130 countries, we offer high safety and environmental standards, strong ethical values, an innovation culture and wide-ranging career development. Be part of the global team whose mission is already shared by 100,000 employees: to make energy better each and every day.
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