Senior Geophysicist Reservoir Geophysics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

at Equinor
Location Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Date Posted May 21, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
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.
Development and production Brazil (DPB) is responsible for the company’s operations and business development in Brazil. DPBs ambition is to develop safe and sustainable value growth in Brazil, shaping the future of energy and bringing progress for society. Equinor has been present in Brazil since 2001 and is located with head office in Rio de Janeiro. The company has a diverse portfolio with activities at all stages including: - Exploration licenses (Campos, Espirito Santo and Santos basin), - Operated producing asset: Peregrino field (Campos Basin), that is our largest operated international offshore operation; - Partner operated licenses: Roncador field (Campos Basin) in partnership with Petrobras - Project Development: BM-C-33 (Campos Basin) and Carcará (Pre-salt development in Santos basin) - Renewable energy: Apodi solar project in partnership with Scatec Solar (which is under construction in the Ceará state)
The selected person will be part of the Peregrino Phase 2 team. The tasks will be related to both Phase 1 and 2.
Job Description
Provide hands-on reservoir geophysics input to well planning, IOR studies and multi-disciplinary projectsPerform seismic interpretation and facilitate the interface between structural and sedimentological evaluationsAble to perform quantitative and uncertainty evaluation Able to follow up and QC seismic data processingContribute to digitalization and simplification initiatives
Bachelor´s degree in geology or geophysics with oil and gas experienceMaster degree or equivalent in Geophysics is a plus5+ years industry experience preferred, but will consider less for the right candidate. Position requires strong technical skills, ability to work well with others and a desire to make a difference on large asset Proficient in OpenWorksExperience with seismic processingRelevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications.
Personal Qualities
Safety and result-oriented, with a track record of performance and deliveryGood communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative environmentAbility to handle a high workload and tight deadlinesHigh ethical awareness and integrityIndependent, proactive and innovativeAbility to take and give constructive feedback.Good communication and language skills in English both orally and writtenRespect for and an understanding of the importance of interpersonal and cross-cultural skillsEnthusiastic about Equinor’s values.Ability to live by our safety and security expectations.
We Offer
We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
General Information
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Portuguese. Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. 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.Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.

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