Reservoir Geophysicist at Total Nigeria in Nigeria

at Total
Location Nigeria
Date Posted June 12, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Total is the fifth largest publicly-traded integrated oil and gas company in the world, with 100,000 employees in more than 130 countries worldwide. Our size and performance rank us as one of the top five global oil companies. “We are among the majors that invest the most in exploration. More importantly, our teams are highly motivated. They have a real pioneering spirit we must keep cultivating!”.

Applications are invited for the position below:
Job Position: Reservoir Geophysicist

Offer ID: 12639BR

Job Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Employment Type: Regular position

Job Description

Successful candidate will work in integrated project teams comprising of geoscientists, reservoir engineers, drillers, economists and other relevant professionals, providing geophysical inputs to exploration, field development and production studies.

The job scope will consist of collation, quality control and analysis of geophysical data, integrating available wells, geological and engineering data to provide reliable assessment and representation of the subsurface structures and reservoirs.

Applicants are expected to be conversant with contemporary tools and techniques of Seismic interpretation, seismic reservoir characterization, geostatistics and uncertainties analysis.

Activities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

Quality Control of geophysical input data used for reservoir studies

Interpretation of geophysical data within the context of exploration and field development studies

Contribution to the building of geological reservoir models with reservoir geologists, engineers and other specialists

Clear representation and communication of the uncertainties associated with interpretation results and the underlying data

Participation in field evaluation for new ventures during data rooms

Participation in seismic data acquisition feasibility designs and processing workflows to support the operations

Proposal of new processing, inversions, seismic acquisitions…..when necessary

Ensuring the continuity of information through reporting and archiving.

Preparation and promotion of geophysical work program

Participation in well preparation processes and the follow up of drilling activities

Sharing of geophysical know-how among geoscientists through seminars, workshops, etc.

Required Qualities:
Rigor and creativity

Excellent team player.

Respect of studies planning and budget.

Good attention to cost optimization


Health, Safety, Security and Environment Consciousness.

Candidate Profile

Professional education in Geophysics (M.Sc or Ph.D)

Experience in interpretation (number of years): 4-7 years in seismic interpretation.

Knowledge in the following areas will be considered an added advantage:

Upstream geophysics (Seismic acquisition and processing)

Structural, sedimentology turbiditic environment and reservoir geology.

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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