Senior Geophysicist in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

at OMV Norge
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted January 8, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


OMV is producing and marketing oil & gas, innovative energy and high-end petrochemical solutions – in a responsible way. With Group sales of EUR 19 bn and a workforce of around 22,500 employees in 2016, OMV Aktiengesellschaft is one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies. Due to our international activities in up- and downstream we can offer interesting and diverse job opportunities with excellent scope for career development. Diversity and equal opportunities are central to the OMV culture and key to our corporate success. Discover the exciting world of OMV.

Your responsibilities:
As part of our continued growth aspirations in the MEA region, we are looking for a Senior Geophysicist to join our MEA hub. Position will be Abu Dhabi based and with possibility for secondment.

Support and actively contribute to Geophysical related activities for MEA Hub (Tunisia, Yemen, Libya, UAE, Iran, Kurdistan)
Interpret the existing seismic data to assist in reservoir characterization and ensure that all reservoir geophysics aspects are performed to a high technical standard and in a cost efficient manner
Utilise the latest industry techniques to integrate subsurface studies and 3D static reservoir models to assist in both the generation of new production drilling proposals and enhanced field recovery
Analyse & interpret 2D and 3D seismic datasets at both regional and reservoir scale (structural and stratigraphic interpretation)
Develop new integrated workflows for improved reservoir property modelling guided by geophysical input
Select appraisal and development well drilling locations and plan well paths based on favourable seismic attributes
Contribute to multi-disciplinary field development studies and the formulation and execution of agreed technical programmes
Use of attributes for conductive fault and fracture characterization at all scales including familiarity integrating different scales of data types: core, log, BHI, dynamic etc with seismic

Your profile:
Master’s degree in Geoscience / Geology and a minimum of 10 years industry related experience, preferably with an Operator
Experience in geophysical techniques, including seismic acquisition and processing, inversion, rock physics, seismic interpretation, attribute analysis and reservoir characterization.
Good understanding of prospect volumetrics and economics
Expert in seismic interpretation related computer software packages (Petrel)
Experience working with multi-disciplinary field development teams
Fluent in English, Arabic an advantage

We offer you:
Place of work: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Superior: Head of Development & Reservoir Engineering - MEA
We offer an internationally attractive compensation package depending on your experience plus bonus and additional benefits
The opportunity to join an international and fast growing company

Are you interested in joining our team?

Please apply online

OMV is an equal opportunity employer.

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