Snr Geophysicist in London, United Kingdom

at Orion Group
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 26, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Reporting to the Exploration Manager A geophysicist with a strong technical background in operated exploration programs and new ventures. You will have the ability to influence decisions made through your technical expertise and experience and will be capable of managing issues that may arise as part of exploration evaluations. You can quickly identify the critical value drivers of a project and know when additional support is required to address them. You are comfortable working to multiple strict deadlines and are confident representing the company in an outward facing role. Delivery of 2 well exploration programmes including well planning and operational support. Maturation of evaluation on existing licences plus participation in New Venture evaluations. High quality mapping and prospect evaluation, including post-drill assessment. Detailed seismic reservoir characterisation. Depth conversion sensitivities. Seismic attribute analysis and data conditioning. Detailed structural mapping. Work with Geologist and Function to update volumes and risks based on all new incoming data. Present project evaluations and recommendations to senior management, partners and government authorities. Geology or Geophysics degree or equivalent. Post graduate education and relevant PhD an advantage Relevant post graduate experience in upstream oil and gas (exploration & production), based on core skills in geophysics with a minimum of 8 years industry experience in exploration focussed roles. Experience of maturing leads to robust drillable prospects, well planning, operations and post-well analysis and reporting. Proven interpreter and prospect generator. Experience of working as part of an international new ventures team. Experience of seismic survey acquisition and reprocessing and interacting with seismic contractors Ability to interpret in a 3D multi-cube environment. Familiarity with relevant geoscience software Kingdom, Petrel, Paleoscan. Expertise of AVO techniques, QI assessments and 3D visualisation. Familiarity with the SAAM (Seismic amplitude analysis module) an advantage Familiar with seismic acquisition and processing in both the time and depth domain Experience working in a number of basins both regionally and at the prospect level Our role in supporting diversity and inclusionAs an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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