Principal Geophysicist - Aberdeen, UK

at AGR
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted May 25, 2017
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 15

Description

Who does this role suit?

AGR people are generally individuals who would like to move from a constrained corporate environment to a role where they are given the freedom to express their ideas and develop and nurture client relationships.

The Role

  • Provide geophysical input to multi-disciplinary projects, from frontier exploration through discovery appraisal to field development and production
  • Performs 2D and 3D seismic interpretation and analysis using appropriate, state-of-the-art techniques to provide Best In Class solutions for the client
  • Presents data, interpretations, and reports to clients either individually or as part of the larger project team
  • Advises clients on geophysical matters and provides solutions
  • Manage projects
Qualification requirements
A Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree or PhD in Geology or Geoscience and 15+ years’ experience with an operator or service company in the oil and gas sector is preferred.  However, exceptional candidates with less experience will be considered. Experience of project management of multidisciplinary teams is required. This skillset includes writing project scopes, managing team tasks and managing client interactions including data gathering, presentations and reporting.
Job specific requirements
Skills/Knowledge:
  • Hands on geological characterisation of reservoirs and geological concept generation along with geomodelling using Petrel
  • A good grounding in some or all of the fundamental geological processes (clastic or carbonate sedimentology, structural geology, petroleum geology) is required
  • Geomodelling experience should be extensive and include horizon modelling, fault framework building (new or old modules), facies modelling, petrophysical property modelling, volumetrics and upscaling. Awareness and experience of workflow generation and modification would be useful
  • Ability to integrate with and understand other subsurface disciplines is essential (especially petrophysics, geophysics and reservoir engineering)
  • Willingness to take on many different project types is required. These could be short evaluations of assets for sale or purchases (due diligence, CPR’s) reserves evaluations or longer projects for well planning or field development / management processes
  • An element of the role would require some mentoring and peer reviewing of less experienced geoscience / geology staff
  • Experience of project management of multidisciplinary teams is required. This skillset includes writing project scopes, managing team tasks and managing client interactions including data gathering, presentations and reporting.
Contact information
To apply and for more information, please contact our HR in UK: recruitment.uk@agr.com

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