Senior Geophysicist in Stavanger, Norway

at ConocoPhillips
Location Stavanger, Norway
Date Posted January 21, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Senior Geophysicist - 00QIN
Our Company
ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $78 billion of total assets, and approximately 12,200 employees as of June 30, 2017. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,503 MBOED for the six months ended June 30, 2017, and proved reserves were 6.4 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2016.
Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.
ConocoPhillips has an open position for a Senior Geophysicist within the Geophysical Implementation Team, which is responsible for all geophysical activities related to acquisition, processing and interpretation of 3D and 4D seismic data in the Greater Ekofisk Area.
The main responsibility for this position is to interpret 3D and 4D ocean bottom seismic data over the Eldfisk field, for static and dynamic overburden and reservoir characterization.
The individual we are seeking should have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with production geophysics.
Accountability & End Result:
Strong geophysical understanding with ability to work all types of seismic datasets (2D/3D/4D)
Interpretation and depth conversion of 3D seismic data in support of geomodel structures
Analysis of 3D seismic acoustic impedance data in support of geomodel properties distributions
Interpretation and analysis of 4D seismic (time-lapse) data on producing assets
Utilization and further development of workflows, standards and tools for optimizing value from the 3D/4D seismic datasets
Liaison with corporate Technology group regarding development of tools, concepts and workflows related to value extraction from 3D/4D seismic data
Mentorship of local staff on seismic interpretation


Minimum MSc plus 5 years of relevant geophysical experience
Ability to work and communicate with other subsurface disciplines
Well planning experience
Awareness of seismic acquisition and processing methods
Experience with seismic modelling, concepts and workflows
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to function in a cross-disciplinary setting
ConocoPhillips can offer competitive terms of employment and good welfare benefits.
All applicants must include their CV and transcript of records to be considered.

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In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date February 4, 2018.

"ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer"
Job Function
: Operations
Job Level
: Individual Contributor/Staff Level
Primary Location
Line of Business: Exploration & Production
Job Posting
:Jan 22, 2018, 11:10:00 AM

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