Project Geoscientist – Stratigrapher (Thin Section Micropalaeontologist) in Llandudno, United Kingdom

at CGG
Location Llandudno, United Kingdom
Date Posted May 9, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


CGG ( is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry.
Through its complementary business lines of Equipment, Acquisition and Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir (GGR), CGG brings value across all aspects of natural resource exploration and exploitation.
CGG employs over 5,500 people around the world, all with a passion for Geoscience and working together to deliver the best solutions to its customers.
Job Description
Working within a regional team and together with the Chief Stratigrapher, the Project Geoscientist will undertake thin section Micropalaeontological slide analysis, providing geological interpretations, conducting research and providing training on behalf of oil and gas companies, within the area of stratigraphy, relating to oil and gas exploration.
You will contribute to projects using a range of techniques and processes relating to the areas of Stratigraphy and Micropalaeontology and will independently and accurately generate and interpret data and prepare professional reports, either in the office or at wellsite locations.
You will be expected to review geological and biostratigraphic data and provide interpretations and correlations (predominantly within software such as Stratabugs and ODM / IC), while independently generating and interpreting data and preparing professional reports related to Stratigraphy and Micropalaeontology.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a regional multidiscipline team, delivering world class consultancy services to our clients.
The ideal candidate must be educated to degree level (MSc or PhD) in Thin Section Micropaleontology, with proven and extensive experience, preferably within Oil and Gas consultancy.
You will also have demonstrable wellsite experience.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written with excellent presentation skills are required in this position.
Fantastic Microsoft office skills, IT literacy and English language skills are paramount to the role, with experience of writing technical reports being a high priority.
Other language skills would also be an advantage.
Additional Information
Why choose CGG?
Learning and Development
Joining a company with a culture of learning and a world-class structured career development pathway, our graduates can develop their technical, commercial and personal skills for the future via a suite of internal courses led by our own CGG University.
We encourage you to take ownership of your development by identifying opportunities to further progress your own skills and experience.
CGG focuses on the strengths and talents of our people and develop learning opportunities that encourage development at every step of your career.
Global Reach
We operates on a global scale. You will be part of a worldwide network and have the opportunity to discover how a global business operates and interacts.
Work / Life Balance
CGG recognise the importance of work life balance and therefore, in addition to operating a flexible working week, we encourage and support a strong social community; through sports activities, monthly get togethers, charity fundraisers and annual events.
We have great Benefits
As well as a competitive salary and bonus scheme, CGG has flexible holiday allowance, pension scheme, private healthcare & dental and financial wellbeing assistance.
Working in an open plan office environment with dedicated social space, our employees are given the freedom to research innovative new ideas and processes, in addition to organising their working week, based on the needs of their projects and teams.
You will work with cutting edge technology and have the opportunity for continuous peer to peer learning.

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