Senior QI Geophysicist in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Shell EMEA
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted September 26, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Company description:Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UKs growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.Job Description:Heres a great opportunity to use your Quantitative Interpretation skills and passion for coaching junior talent.  Working in a diverse team in Aberdeen with all the career opportunities youd expect, and the chance to make a real difference to Shells performance.  Where you fit in Youll be joining our Geosolutions UK team, with a focus on delivering Quantitative Interpretation of seismic data to support prospect evaluation, reservoir property estimates for the conditioning of reservoir models, reservoir surveillance(4D) and well maturation.  Whats the role? As a Senior QI Geophysicist, you will be responsible for scoping, planning and delivering, directly and through others, pivotal QI analysis of seismic data in support of both Exploration and Development. You will link, support and harness regional and global QI networks, internally and externally where appropriate.Youll be accountable for deploying techniques such as seismic forward modelling, AVO Analysis and seismic inversion.  You will also be responsible for championing, implementing and promoting new technologies.    We expect youll be the type of person who is curious and relishes developing others.  You will also be a good team player who uses your natural people skills to nurture relationships with the development and exploration teams in Aberdeen and London to identify opportunities and mature them into projects.  Job Requirements:What we need from youWe expect you to have an advanced degree in Geophysics or equivalent qualifications.  Beyond that, were keen to hear from men and women with as much of the following on your CV:Evidence of significant experience in Quantitative InterpretationDeep knowledge of seismic acquisition techniques (3D/4D), seismic processing and reservoir surveillance would be advantage Deep understanding of advance rock physics concepts Experience in project management Experience in coaching junior staff Strong presentation skills Disclaimer:Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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