Lead Exploration Geoscientist in Wien, Austria

at OMV Group
Location Wien, Austria
Date Posted May 12, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Lead Exploration Geoscientist (f/m)

OMV is producing and marketing oil & gas, innovative energy and high-end petrochemical solutions – in a responsible way. With Group sales of EUR 20 bn and a workforce of around 20,700 employees in 2017, OMV Aktiengesellschaft is one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies. Due to our international activities in up- and downstream we can offer interesting and diverse job opportunities with excellent scope for career development. Diversity and equal opportunities are central to the OMV culture and key to our corporate success. Discover the exciting world of OMV.

Your responsibilities:
To support OMV Upstream growth strategy, we are looking for a Lead Exploration Geoscientist to join the Exploration & Appraisal division, Exploration Geoscience Department in Vienna Head Office.

Lead role for implementing Exploration Growth activities and assuming responsibility for technical aspects of defined Exploration Growth projects
Lead and contribute to evaluation and preparation of presentation material for Growth activity with the goal of securing a decision on the viability of new positions or opportunities
Identify, evaluate and acquire material, high quality Growth opportunities that will enhance company's existing exploration prospect / lead portfolio
Undertake regional and basin evaluations of specific plays, generating play fairway evaluations to capture resource ranges, key risks and uncertainties
Advise, support and train E&A-teams and junior colleagues from BO's and HO with respect to new venture activities
Your profile:
University degree in Geosciences, >15 years’ extensive experience in multiple countries, basins, and geological environments, and excellent knowledge of exploration methods and prospect assessments are essential
Experienced in multiple geological sub-disciplines, including structural geology, sequence stratigraphy, petrophysics, geochemistry, basin modelling, reservoir characterisation and/or seal analysis
Experienced in geophysical subsurface characterization, paleogeography and CRS mapping, preferably using Petrel and Player software as well as in utilizing geographic information systems, preferably ArcGIS, and probabilistic risking software, preferably GeoX
Advanced understanding of drilling and testing/production operations, wireline log data and formation evaluation
Excellent communication and presentation skills, strong project management mindset and availability for international travel are essential
We offer you:
According to Austrian labor law, the minimum salary related to the Austrian collective labor agreement has to be stated in the advertisement (€ 75486,- gross per year, all in)
An internationally attractive compensation package depending on your experience plus bonus and additional benefits
The opportunity to join an internationally renowned company in a fast moving business sector, providing excellent development opportunities
Place of work: Vienna, Austria
Are you interested in joining our team?

Please apply online

OMV is an equal opportunity employer.
Your contact:
Luiza Condrat
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