Staff Geophysicist in Calgary, Canada

at Husky Energy
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted April 1, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.
We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.
Husky is currently looking for a Staff Geophysicist to join the Canadian Frontier Exploration team. The Staff Geophysicist will be involved in regional and sub-regional projects and will contribute to the portfolio of Husky’s Exploration opportunities. The successful candidate should be either a geologist or geophysicist and proficient in regional mapping. They will play a leading role in prospect analysis and provide input in peer assists and peer reviews for Exploration projects. The role requires excellent communication skills, 2D and 3D seismic interpretation, integration of complex geological and geophysical datasets, and experience in risking and volumetric assessments.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Collaboration with Exploration teams to build and maintain a portfolio of exploration opportunities
Detailed 2D and 3D seismic interpretation (using Petrel software) in complex structural and stratigraphic settings
Prospect analysis by integrating all available geological and geophysical datasets
Synthetic seismogram generation, well-to-seismic ties, detailed velocity analysis, and time-to-depth conversions
Prospect mapping and maturation, recommendation of leads and prospects for maturation and drilling
Probabilistic assessment of leads and prospects using tools such as GeoX
Play risk segment mapping
Recommendations for new seismic data acquisition and reprocessing if necessary
Assisting in peer assist and peer review sessions with expert input
Presentations to senior management
Mentoring of less-experienced geoscientists including those in the Husky New Graduate Program and Summer Interns

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Geology or Geophysics required
Ph.D. or Master's degree in Geophysics/Geology preferred
Minimum of 10 years' experience in the upstream oil and gas industry
2D & 3D seismic interpretation experience required
Deepwater and/or shallow water experience is preferred, with strong preference for East Coast Canada
Be registered, or willing to register, with APEGA
Have a strong understanding of hydrocarbon systems, structural geology, sequence and seismic stratigraphy
Experience in appropriate geological techniques including petrophysical analysis, play and prospect assessment and environment of deposition mapping
Well-developed communication and presentation skills (oral and written)
Some drilling & geological operations experience preferred
Knowledge of either seismic processing and/or rock properties considered an asset
Creativity and inquisitiveness
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills are essential
At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, women, and persons with disabilities.
Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company. It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HSE. The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia.
Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.
Interested candidates must apply online at: Only those candidates who apply via Husky's online application process can be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
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Apr 2, 2018, 6:01:00 AM
Unposting Date
Apr 17, 2018, 5:59:00 AM

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