Reservoir Geophysicist in Nigeria

at Total Nigeria Plc
Location Nigeria
Date Posted May 21, 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!".

Offer ID:

Employment Type:

Regular position
Job Description

The 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 in 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 for studies planning and budget.
Good attention to cost optimization
Health, 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.
Application Process:

On the navigation bar Click ‘APPLY TO TOTAL’
Navigate to ‘Our offers’ and ‘select’ your language preference.
Click on ‘Advanced Search’
In the ‘Country’ text box type and select ‘Nigeria’.
Scroll down and click on ‘Search’ to display the list of jobs in Nigeria.
Select your job preference to view details of the job.
Click on 'Apply to the job’ to complete an online application form.
You will be requested to create an account if you do not have an existing one. This is mandatory.
Please fill the form accordingly.
It is compulsory to attach your CV where it is required in the application form. Your CV must include the following details In the order listed:

Name, first name, other names (where applicable)
Date of birth
Contact address stipulating road/street number(s) only
Functional email address. Please Note: ALL communication will be by email ONLY
State of Origin
Details of tertiary education: institution, degree obtained, class of degree, the period of study.
Details of secondary education: institution, certificate, the period of study
Details of primary education: institution, certificate, the period of study

All application forms must be completed online as we are unable to process paper applications.
Applicants are hereby advised to submit only one application per position as multiple applications may result in cancellation of the application.

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