Leading Geologist Exploration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

at Equinor Brasil Energia Lt
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Posted October 1, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


The selected candidate will work in close cooperation with the Exploration Manager and should have ability to work both in licence or access work:

License work on Equinor operated and partner operated licences

Maturation of a drillable prospect inventory, with clear accountability for developing and managing a prospect database with high focus on acreage access through nomination, bid rounds or business development opportunities

Ability to integrate regional understanding with new and existing play concepts, combine multiple seismic and well data and zoom in at a prospect scale

Broad experience in 2D and 3D seismic interpretation, prospect generation and reservoir characterisation. A broad knowledge of geophysical software applications is essential

Broad knowledge of the value chain: access, discovery, development, production; needed to deliver on the portfolio

Experience with subsurface QC and approval processes

Expected to develop an internal network and to promote contacts and establish good external relationships

Expected to develop and make recommendations to EXP Management and to take responsibility for timely delivery of projects

Some travel required
Masters degree in geoscience or equivalent

Strong technical and commercial understanding; and experience with exploration, development, and/or production processes

Demonstrated experience in prospect/field scale seismic interpretation is required

Experience in the carbonate presalt play

Strong background in quantitative interpretation methods and rock physics modelling.

Familiarity with seismic acquisition and processing methods

Familiarity with industry-standard decision gates and approval points

The candidate should be open to diverse business task flows and appreciative of multiple avenues to success in an exploration company

Capable of dealing with large and varied digital data sets

Be proactive and perform work in a structured and systematical way

Business oriented and flexible mindset. Ability to draw conclusions with focus on critical success factors

English fluency
Personal Qualities
High HSE focus and ethical standars. Ability to live by “I am safety” expectations

Pro-active, self-motivated and capable of independent work

Ability to be hands-on and create business opportunities

Energized by organizing and contributing to the work of many

Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment

Well-structured work practices
We Offer
We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
General Information
Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Portuguese. Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.

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