Senior Geophysicist - Oman

at Petrofac
Location Oman
Date Posted November 7, 2017
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent




Job Title: Senior Geophysicist (Seismic Acquisition Design & Operation)
Reports to: Exploration Manager
This will be a short-term assignment of senior Geophysicist position. Incumbent would champion all seismic data acquisition/ processing projects for OOCEP exploration department. The incumbent must have track records demonstrating strong ability to design both 2/3D seismic acquisition program.
  • Carry out assessment of parameters and quality of all available geophysical/seismic data
  • Prepare proposal for new seismic data acquisition/ processing program, taking account safety, cost and value of information.
  • Designing of 2/3D seismic acquisition program including (but not limited to) receiver/ source configuration, generation of field and frequency maps, max. usable offset, migration aperture and full fold
  • Propose of various feasible geometries/ parameters options to ensure meeting of technical objectives and cost efficiency
  • Coordinate seismic design workshop
  • Carry out design study to validate proposed parameters
  • Prepare scope of work of 2/3D seismic acquisition/processing program
  • Prepare tender strategy of proposed seismic acquisition program for shareholder’s approval
  • Carry out technical evaluation of the technical bids and prepare recommendation for shareholder’s approval
  • Mentor junior staff as required
  • Min. Bachelor degree in Geophysics (Masters Degree desirable), with strong technical experience of geophysical seismic data acquisition and processing as well as geophysical/ geological principles and interpretation techniques.
  • 10+ years’ experience in designing onshore 2/3D seismic program
  • Should have strong Oman working experience
  • Should have experience in seismic acquisition/ processing, QC methodology, and field operation experience
  • Knowledge of technological advances in seismic acquisition/ processing
  • Hands on experience essential in related application/ workstation
  • Strong interpersonal with effective oral and written communication. Results oriented with ability to prioritize and deliver results.
  • Ability to develop and mentor local junior staff



Primary Location



 EPS East Operations Services



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