Senior Geophysicist in Moscow, Russia

at Equinor
Location Moscow, United States
Date Posted May 22, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


We're Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We're the largest operator in Norway, among the world's largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we're building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.
The Exploration (EXP) business area represents an exciting centre of expertise and career development. Equinor is a leading global exploration company, focusing on early access at scale, drilling high impact wells and exploiting core positions, supported by a strong technology strategy.
The EXP Onshore East (ION EA) unit is working to build a strong onshore portfolio of exploration projects in Russia through smart collaboration and strategic partnerships.
Job Description
We are seeking a Senior or Principal Geophysicist to join the EXP ION EA Regional & Access team to deliver high technical regional and prospect evaluations that lead to develop new ideas and mature to new access opportunities. The position will collaborate closely with the corresponding asset team and other business clusters to ensure an aligned approach to new business opportunities.The position will be based in Moscow and will involve periodic Domestic and International travel as required. The position will report to the ION EA Regional & Access Exploration manager. The candidate should be experienced in the interpretation of data from various sources (seismic, wells, reports, studies, outcrops, etc) to develop and increase the subsurface understanding and quantify the risk elements of exploration projects. The candidate should be competent in the following;1. Petroleum prospect evaluation and maturation of prospects through the exploration value chain; volume & risk calculations using GeoX and input to the valuation business case.2. 2D and 3D Seismic interpretation (Petrel) and geophysical methods such as attribute and AVO analysis, velocity modelling & depth conversion, well-tie analysis and seismic inversion. 3. Well data analysis, interpretation and a sedimentological understanding of both carbonate and clastic reservoirs systems.4. Data management and ability to work with datasets with of various qualitiesThe candidate should be ready to take lead role in technical short-term and middle-term tasks, supporting efficient team work and collaborating across disciplines.
Minimum MSc in either physics, mathematics or geoscience subjectMinimum 5-10 years’ work experienceInternational work experience with IOC’s will be an advantage.Russian and English language (minimum Upper Intermediate).
Personal Qualities
We are looking for a successful individual who has strong collaborative skills, broad knowledge in exploration processes and strong geophysical competence. They should uphold high ethical standards, be results orientated and possess a strong commercial mindset.Ability to live by our safety and security expectations.
We Offer
An exciting analytical environment, where you can grow as a professional.
General Information
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in ussian or English. Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security. This position is based in Moscow working on local terms.

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