Principal Geophysicist Reservoir Geophysics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

at Equinor Brasil Energia Lt
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Posted January 16, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Hands-on reservoir geophysics input to reservoir modelling, well planning, field development and multi-disciplinary projects.

Qualitative seismic interpretation and integration of geophysical evaluations with geological concepts.

Quantitative seismic interpretation (including rock physics analysis, seismic inversion and seismic attribute analysis) in a multidisciplinary carbonate reservoir characterization framework.

Geophysical uncertainty evaluations of gross rock volumes and reservoir property mapping (including uncertainty on seismic velocities, interpretations and other seismic products)

Seismic forward modelling of geological scenarios and 4D feasibility analysis

Follow up and QC seismic data processing

Work together with reservoir analogues and integrate information accordingly.

Contribute to digitalization and simplification initiatives

Minimum 7-10 years’ experience with proven project deliveries. Pre-salt experience is preferable.

Higher education at MSc or PhD level in geophysics preferred. Relevant work experience with proven high-impact deliveries can compensate.

This position requires strong technical skills, ability to work well with others and a desire to make a difference.

Proficient in OpenWorks. Working knowledge of Petrel is an advantage.

Experience working with seismic characterization of carbonate reservoirs in production is a distinct advantage.

Experience within the following topics is also an advantage:

Carbonate geoscience

Field development / well planning

Rock physics and quantitative interpretation

Uncertainty analysis

Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications

7-10 years of relevant experience preferred

Personal Qualities
Proactive by nature, takes initiative and has ability to work independently as needed.

Embraces cooperation with others.

Ability to drive internal processes through close interaction with team and other relevant organizational units.

Ability to handle a high work load and tight deadlines when needed. Performs well under pressure when it really counts.

Creative, independent and flexible. Comfortable working in a multicultural business environment.

Team player who works and communicates across disciplinary borders.

Ability to take and give constructive feedback.

Good communication skills and strong command of the English and Portuguese language, both oral and written.

Ability to live by our safety and security expectations.

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
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). 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.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

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