Senior Geoscientist - Growth Team (Fixed term - 2 years) in Wellington, United States

at OMV Norge
Location Wellington, United States
Date Posted March 6, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent



OMV New Zealand Limited, part of the worldwide OMV group, require a senior geoscientist to take over the role of Senior Geoscientist - Growth Team based in Wellington. This role, reporting to the Growth Team Lead will be responsible for implementing approved exploration activities and assuming responsibility for technical aspects of defined new venture projects.

Your tasks:
Undertake regional exploration studies, play evaluations, prospect ranking and reserve estimation.
Identify and mature leads and prospects in a collaborative environment using a play based approach.
Conduct regional geological studies of frontier regions including analysis of structural setting, palinspastic reconstructions, petroleum system geochemistry, analogue field and basin creaming curves, reservoir characteristics, sequence stratigraphy and play risk analysis.
Experience in petroleum systems, including understanding the data types collected, interpretation, and integration into well performance.
Create and update an opportunity inventory and propose new plays and prospects in existing and future exploration assets.
Evaluate field development projects and producing fields that may be acquired, including primary development, IOR and EOR schemes, and reserve classification.
Ability to integrate work output from subsurface disciplines including geology, geophysics, petrophysics and reservoir engineering
Prepare recommendations for regional data base construction in frontier areas including: spec seismic surveys, geochemical surveys, geological reports and participation in regional study groups.

Your profile:
University degree Masters or higher: Geology / Geophysics Geological experience in multiple countries, basins, and geological environments (minimum 15 years). Experienced in multiple geological sub-disciplines, including structural geology, sequence stratigraphy, petrophysics, geochemistry, basin modelling, reservoir characterisation and/or seal analysis. Experienced user of Petrel, Player, ArcGIS, GeoX software.

Place of work: Wellington, New Zealand
Superior: Growth Team Lead (currently vacant)
This is a local role, not an Expat positon
This position will remain posted for 2 weeks until 20 March 2018

Are you interested in joining our team?

Please apply online

OMV is an equal opportunity employer.

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