Senior Geophysical Advisor/Senior Geophysicist in London, United Kingdom

at First Recruitment Group
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted September 14, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Senior Geophysical Advisor/ Senior Geophysicist
Permanent Staff Role
Our client is looking for a Senior Geophysical Advisor or Senior Geophysicist to join a team in London on a Permanent basis. The role will report directly to the Mexico Team Lead and will be defined as a staff position.
Ensuring health, safety, environmental and security of self and others.Commercially aware exploration geophysicist capable of managing those issues that may arise as part of exploration evaluation and operations.Collaborate with other Exploration BU geophysicists to ensure sharing of best practice and consistency in interpretation and quality of technical assessments and outputs.Comfortable working to multiple strict deadlines, and will be confident representing the company in an outward facing role and dealing with senior stakeholders.Co-ordinate technical evaluations; manage outsourced projects as required and provide quality assurance on geoscience issues.Work with other evaluation team members to steer evaluation work through internal Functional Review and Gate processes, following EMS guidelines.Ensure effective documentation and data management of evaluationsContinue to develop own expertise and knowledge.Maturation of evaluation on existing Mexican licences plus participation in New Venture evaluationsHigh quality mapping and prospect evaluation.Detailed seismic reservoir characterisation.Depth conversion sensitivities.Seismic attribute analysis and data conditioning.Detailed structural mapping.Work with Geologist and Function to update volumes and risks based on all new incoming data.
Geology or Geophysics degree or equivalent with a minimum of 8 years' relevant experience (required)Post graduate education, or equivalent (advantage)Relevant PhD (advantage)Relevant post graduate experience in upstream oil and gas (exploration & production), based on core skills in geophysics with a minimum of 8 years industry experience in exploration focussed roles.Experience of engaging and influencing partners and key stakeholders.Direct experience of maturing leads to robust drillable prospects, well planning, operations and post-well analysis and reporting. Proven interpreter and prospect generator.Direct experience of working as part of an international new ventures team.Experience of seismic survey acquisition and reprocessing and interacting with seismic contractorsAbility to interpret in a 3D multi-cube environment. Familiarity with relevant geoscience software (e.g. Kingdom, Petrel, Paleoscan etc).Expertise of AVO techniques, QI assessments and 3D visualisation. Familiarity with the SAAM (Seismic amplitude analysis module) an advantageFamiliar with seismic acquisition and processing in both the time and depth domainThorough understanding of EMS maturation workflow (advantage).Ability to quickly identify and quantify the key value drivers of an exploration projectUnderstanding of broader exploration business and strategy to allow the correct positioning and decisions to be taken with regards to its assets (advantage).Experience working in a number of basins both regionally and at the prospect level (advantage)Ability to work on a number of projects at the same timeUnderstanding of exploration project economics and commercial drivers.Ability to contribute technically beyond immediate project focus.
At First Recruitment we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That's why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.
This is a superb opportunity for anyone looking to work for a reputable organisation.

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