Senior/Principal Geophysicist Reservoir Geophysics in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Statoil Production (UK)
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted January 8, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


We are looking for a competent and self-sufficient reservoir geophysicist to strengthen the Mariner Petroleum Technology team. Significatn experience with production well planning and operations follow-up is required. Candidates with strong UK professional networks will be preferred.

Primary focus on well-planning and subsurface uncertainty analysis

Seismic interpretation of complex reservoirs both from reflectivity and AVO inversion data

Participate on the Petroleum Technology duty team during drilling operations

Good knowledge of work processes and deliveries within the subsurface disciplines

Experience with applied geophysics from fields in operation

Well planning and operations follow-up

Seismic interpretation of complex reservoirs

Knowledge of depth conversion and seismic velocity modelling

Knowledge of AVO and seismic inversion principles

Understanding of risk and uncertainty analysis.

Experience with Openworks/Decision Space Geosciences is essential and additional experience with RMS is also preferred.

Master’s degree or PhD in Geophysics.

Extensive experience in applied geophysics and well planning in an operational environment required.

Personal Qualities
We are looking for a person with the following qualities:

Good understanding of multi-disciplinary teamwork in order to maximize value creation in all phases from discovery through to field development, production and to the end of field life.

Willingness and ability to share knowledge and experience.

Both a self-sufficient worker and a good team player and builder.

Creative and flexible, identifies opportunities and alternative applications/methods.

Good oral and written presentation skills.

Enthusiasm for Statoil’s values.

Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations

We Offer
We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Statoil wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General Information
Our values are to be courageous, open, hands-on and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. 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.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

This position is based in Aberdeen working on local UK terms

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