Senior Geoscientist - Sedimentologist (Carbonate) in Llandudno, United Kingdom

at CGG
Location Llandudno, United Kingdom
Date Posted May 30, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


In all environments, we acquire process and interpret surveys that provide our clients with a comprehensive understanding of their subsurface targets and geological settings. We deliver our unique expertise in geoscience technology and project management through our three complementary business activities: Equipment, Acquisition and GGR (Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir).
Job Description
CGG’s products and services span the breadth of geosciences, from frontier exploration to mature field revitalization. We acquire, process, analyze and manage all forms of geological and geophysical data including seismic, gravity, magnetic and satellite. We help our clients find resources, characterize reservoirs, estimate reserves, place surface facilities, monitor wells, optimize production and increase ultimate recovery. Innovation and teamwork have been cornerstones of our success for more than 80 years.
Founded in 1961, CGG Robertson is renowned for delivering global datasets, knowledge and experience in upstream oil and gas consultancy. Their services range from Non-Exclusive studies to Multi-disciplinary services, are active in all processes relating to the search for, and exploitation of hydrocarbons.
Working with a regional team and reporting to the Regional Manager, the successful candidate will undertake core description and petrographic analysis and provide geological interpretations, research and training on behalf of oil and gas companies within the area of sedimentology related to oil and gas exploration.
The candidate must be able to contribute to projects using a range of techniques and processes relating to the areas of carbonate sedimentology but also have an understanding of all Petroleum Geoscience disciplines to enable independent and accurate generation and interpretation of data and preparation of professional reports.
The incumbent will undertake core description, facies analysis and depositional modelling, as well as conduct petrographic analysis utilising light microscopy, automated mineralogy (Qemscan) techniques, SEM and XRD in the assessment of detrital and authigenic mineralogy, phases of diagenesis and controls on reservoir quality.
The ideal candidate will be educated to BSc level in Geology, Geophysics or Geoscience and ideally have a Masters (or above) in a Geoscience subject. Experience of writing technical reports is essential.
You will have excellent Microsoft office skills and experience in an oil consultancy would be desirable.
Other advantageous skills include:
Wellcad, IC and other industry software
There may be a requirement to undertake on location work such as within a core store. This role will require international travel and often direct interaction with clients. Provision of support with departmental promotion and formulation of departmental strategy
Additional Information
Why choose CGG?
Learning and Development
Joining a company with a culture of learning and a world-class structured career development pathway, our graduates can develop their technical, commercial and personal skills for the future via a suite of internal courses led by our own CGG University.
We encourage you to take ownership of your development by identifying opportunities to further progress your own skills and experience.
CGG focuses on the strengths and talents of our people and develop learning opportunities that encourage development at every step of your career.
Global Reach
We operates on a global scale. You will be part of a worldwide network and have the opportunity to discover how a global business operates and interacts.
Work / Life Balance
CGG recognise the importance of work life balance and therefore, in addition to operating a flexible working week, we encourage and support a strong social community; through sports activities, monthly get togethers, charity fundraisers and annual events.
We have great Benefits
As well as a competitive salary and bonus scheme, CGG has flexible holiday allowance, pension scheme, private healthcare & dental and financial wellbeing assistance.
Working in an open plan office environment with dedicated social space, our employees are given the freedom to research innovative new ideas and processes, in addition to organising their working week, based on the needs of their projects and teams.
You will work with cutting edge technology and have the opportunity for continuous peer to peer learning.
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