Lead Geophysicist in Stavanger, Norway

at INEOS E&P Norge
Location Stavanger, Norway
Date Posted March 22, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


INEOS is one of the largest chemicals companies and the 200th largest businesses in the world. We employ around 19,300 people across 181 sites in 22 countries with sales in 2017 of $60bn and EBITDA close to $7bn. We have grown rapidly in the petrochemicals sector over the past 20 years, with more recent focus broadening our activity into the Upstream E&P sector.
INEOS is currently a Top 10 company and the biggest private enterprise operating in the North Sea. Our oil and gas activities comprise six different businesses including INEOS Shale, focused on onshore gas development; INEOS Oil & Gas UK operating in the UK southern North Sea as well as non-operated assets West of Shetland; INEOS FPS, which runs the Forties Pipeline System, recently acquired from BP; INEOS Upstream Services; INEOS Oil & Gas Denmark and INEOS Oil & Gas Norway running assets recently acquired from DONG Energy. We have about 1000 employees and capabilities to take on further projects and growth.
Our business in Norway is based on exploring, producing, distributing and trading oil & gas. We have considerable activity on the Norwegian shelf. We are partner in producing fields on the Norwegian shelf, and we participate in exploration and development of other licenses and fields. The company in Norway was established in 2017, when INEOS acquired the company from former DONG Energy.

The search for energy never ends and we need your energy. You are a senior who wants to use your competency within a team which is focused on the future.

INEOS E&P Norge AS conducts upstream operations in oil and natural gas. The subsurface department is looking to significantly expand its portfolio of licences and increase activity in rounds and farm-in evaluations. INEOS seeks new geophysical expertise for permanent employment in our offices in Stavanger in Norway.


As a Lead geophysicist, your responsibility will be to provide expert geophysical support across INEOS E&P Norge's Assets and exploration opportunities, with an emphasis on providing a quantitative geophysical evaluation to de-risk exploration, appraisal and field development opportunities, generate volumetric estimates and enable a full commercial evaluation of assets. Your work will include:

Initiate and follow-up geophysical studies including AVO, QI, Inversion, and rock physics templating, in-house or in cooperation with external contractors or academic/professional organizations
Seismic structural/stratigraphic interpretation and mapping, velocity modelling for depth conversion, and quantitative/qualitative seismic attribute analyses independently as well as within a team
Identification and quantification of geophysical/subsurface uncertainties that influence the technical and commercial robustness of plays and prospects
Identify and mature exploration, appraisal and field development opportunities to drill ready targets
Responsible for providing Geophysical guidance to the subsurface team including peer assist/review
Represent INEOS at partner meetings, presenting technical work and conclusions
Support and mentoring of staff


Geoscience degree (M.Sc or higher) and at least 15 years relevant experience
Good regional understanding of the geology of the Norwegian Continental Shelf
Familiarity with the dominant petroleum plays on the NCS and the capacity to envisage new plays
Strong experience with rock physics, seismic attribute analysis and quantitative interpretation
4D seismic experience is advantageous
Experience with Petrel, RocDoc and Hampson Russell
Experience with Pre-Stack Pro would be desirable
Strong communication skills in English both written and oral
Capacity and interest in mentoring staff
Enthusiastic and proactive team player with the ability to work independently

We offer

Exciting and demanding work tasks in a supportive work environment where you will be given the opportunity to develop your skills portfolio
An informal Scandinavian working environment with a focus on the well-being of the employee, both professionally as well as personally
A competitive package of compensation and benefits

The application deadline is 15th April 2018.

More information
If you have questions related to the position please contact Subsurface Director Nigel Marsh by email nigel.marsh@ineos.com.

SĂžknadsfrist: 15.04.2018

Arbeidsgiver: INEOS E&P Norge

Sted: Stavanger

Bransjer: Olje og gass

Tiltredelse: As per agreement

Hentet fra: FINN

Referansenummer: 116387841

Se annonse
Stillingsnummer: 1161-2018-03-235 (Oppgis ved kontakt med NAV) Kilde: NAV Servicesenter
Medium: Finn

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