Oil- Sr. Geophysicist in United States

at The Executive Group
Location United States
Date Posted May 10, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Senior Gephysicist

Beautiful PNW Location!!!

(Relocation offered)

The Geophysicist will have access to an extensive database of 3D and 2D seismic data, along with sizable geologic data base. You will work with our Senior Reservoir Engineer and Land Manager to generate prospects and promote drilling activity, primarily in the North Louisiana Salt Basin and Gulf Coast regions.

This role will require a high degree of proficiency with the preparation of prospect marketing packages, and with presentations to a wide variety of oil and gas companies and conventions. This position will also have the responsibility to assess oil and gas potential in a wide variety of geologic terrains, and to support real estate and timberland divestitures and acquisitions. This role will require you to use strong interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills as you work to create strategic plans and meet financial objectives for your areas of responsibility.

Generates oil and gas prospects on lands using our extensive geophysical and geologic data bases.
Responsible for preparation of marketing displays and prospect presentations, in close collaboration with Oil and Gas Team.
Collaborates with the Oil and Gas Team to identify potential industry partners, and to promote exploration activity.
Responsible for expert prospect presentation and promotion to a wide variety of oil and gas companies, investors, and management.
Responsible for geologic and geophysical evaluation of oil and gas lease offers, in partnership with the Senior Reservoir Engineer and Land Manager.
Responsible for geologic assessment of oil and gas potential on all lands, including recommendations regarding acquisitions and divestitures.
Collaborates with Operations Team in evaluating performance and compliance with lease contracts
Partners with the Oil and Gas Team for the creation of annual budgets and strategic plans.
Manages and maintains, along with support staff, extensive geophysical and geologic data sets.
Responsible for the attainment of annual leasing goals and financial objectives within area of responsibility.
Displays strong excellent interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills.
Typically reports to Director, Oil and Gas, Energy and Natural Resources

Job Requirements

Experience: 10-20 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, with an emphasis on prospect generation and marketing, in the North Louisiana Salt and Gulf Coast Basins. Strong geophysical interpretation skills are a prerequisite for this position.
Education : Bachelor’s degree or higher, Master’s preferred, in geophysics; or geology with an emphasis in geophysics.
Technical Skills: ten or more years’ experience in in prospect generation and marketing. Full working knowledge of Kingdom geophysical software, including attribute analysis, and Petra geologic software is required. Candidates with expertise in salt tectonics will receive preferential consideration.
Communication: Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential for working effectively with a diverse set of internal and external clients.

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