Senior Exploration Geophysicist - Guyana-Surinam in Houston, United States

at Total
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted December 18, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Job Dimensions
Works in a team, under the guidance of Guyana Exploration Manager, and has a high degree of autonomyInsures geophysical studies quality and integrity, including interpretation, reservoir characterization, modeling, amplitude anomaly evaluations.Contributes to non-operated exploration wells preparation and drilling follow-upCreates value throughout prospect interpretation and risks assessmentNo direct reports.
Activities:Ensures expertise in the team concerning Geophysical Methods (lithoseismic, modeling, AVO analysis, etc).Performs geophysical studies and interpretations in order to estimate prospective resources and probabilities of success.Identify and rank drillable prospects within non-operated assets and new venture opportunities.Contributes to the technical follow-up on geophysical studies performed externally (acquisition, processing, AVO, etc.).Realizes Regional synthesis using all available G&G; dataParticipates to technical presentations with partners, and with local authorities in representation of TOTAL.
Context and environment
Job is carried out within the multicultural Americas Exploration HUB based in Houston. The environment is high speed and requires multi scale capacities (long term projects and short term operational capacities). Requires team spirit, organizational and priority skills. Requires working with partners, contractors, local authorities.
Candidate profile
Excellent interpersonal and technical level in key exploration techniques especially in seismic interpretation and reservoir characterization
MsC or PhD in Geophysics or equivalent
Minimum 7 years of experience in Exploration/New Ventures, with experience in the Guyana Basin
Soft skills: good listener, team player, ability to influence and convince, open-mindedness
Candidate has to be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
Offer ID
Employment type
Regular position
Experience level required
6 - 10 years, 10 - 15 years, 15 - 20 years
Affiliate (if known)
Exploration 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 100,000 employees: to make energy better each and every day.
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