Senior Development Geophysicist in Stavanger, Norway

at IKM Consultants
Location Stavanger, Norway
Date Posted October 21, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Senior Development Geophysicist
Works independently, with input from more senior geoscientists in the companyExhibits strong teamwork, communication and problem-solving skillsPerforms reservoir characterization and modelling work, providing input to development, infill drilling opportunities and well planning.Independently incorporates petrography, biostratigraphy, log character analysis and seismic data to develop interpretation of depositional environment, reservoir quality and facies distributionsIn collaboration with multi-disciplinary subsurface group, steers the study of reservoir parameters uncertainty and quantification of its associated risks over field drainage strategy.Involved in generating and recommending opportunities for further field development to managementProficient in 3D seismic interpretation techniques and integration into reservoir modelling workflow. Good knowledge of seismic attribute extraction methods and quantitative seismic interpretation, with special focus on conditioning of reservoir properties and architecture and recommendations for future development.Experienced in the well delivery process, working alongside drilling, completion and production engineers to optimise well design and trajectory and maximise return on investment at the lowest risk.Participates in peer-based risk and resource estimation processes; ensures such processes are adhered to in conducting his/her evaluations; seeks input from peers to ensure technical high quality is achieved in evaluationsContributes to further development of the geoscience community in company, through experience sharing and peer assists
Required expertise
Master's degree in GeologyMinimum ten years of experience with major NCS operator as development or production geologistStrong technical background in Reservoir characterisationExtensive reservoir modelling experience, preferably with Petrel
Place of work: Stavanger
Duration: ASAP - 15.12.2020

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