Reservoir Geophysicist in Lagos, Nigeria

at Total
Location Lagos, Nigeria
Date Posted May 21, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


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 studiesInterpretation of geophysical data within the context of exploration and field development studiesContribution 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 roomsParticipation in seismic data acquisition feasibility designs and processing workflows to support the operationsProposal of new processing, inversions, seismic acquisitions…..when necessaryEnsuring the continuity of information through reporting and archiving.Preparation and promotion of geophysical work programParticipation in well preparation processes and the follow up of drilling activitiesSharing of geophysical know-how among geoscientists through seminars, workshops, etc.

Required Qualities
Rigor and creativityExcellent team player.Respect of studies planning and budget.Good attention to cost optimizationConfidentialityHealth, Safety, Security and Environment Consciousness.
Candidate profile
Professional education in geophysics (MSc or PhD)
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.
Offer ID12639BR
Region, department, areaNigeria
Workplace location 2
Employment typeRegular position
Experience level required
3 - 6 years, 6 - 10 years
BranchExploration and Production
About us / company profile
Give your best to better energy and make the commitment with Total. With over 500-plus professions in 130 countries, we offer high safety and environmental standards, strong ethical values, an innovation culture and wide-ranging career development. Be part of the global team whose mission is already shared by 98,000 employees: to make energy better each and every day.

For over 50 years, Total Nigeria has remained the leader in the upstream and downstream sector of the Nigerian oil and gas industry.
The downstream activities are managed by Total Nigeria Plc with an extensive distribution network of over 500 service stations nationwide and a wide range of top quality energy products and services. The upstream activities are carried out by the following entities: Total E&P Nigeria Limited (TEPNG) an operator of the NNPC/TEPNG Joint Venture, TOTAL Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI) and various other TOTAL E&P Deepwater subsidiary companies.
Job Expires04-Jun-2018

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