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Senior Geophysicist (Interpretation) 
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Posted: 19 March 2013 at 12:48   Expires: 18 May 2013 at 12:48

Posted In: Geoscience > Geophysical Specialist

Location: United Kingdom > London

The role comprises undertaking and leading geophysical studies and providing peer support to the wider geophysical community.
A Senior Geophysicist will have considerable experience and may be recognised as a peer expert internally. Capable of independent work and management of geophysical projects. Good problem-solving skills, an ability to solve unusual problems and able to tap into expert resources across the organisation. Competence in the key geophysical skill areas with capability in one or more specialist skill areas. Must have an appreciation and understanding of the full cycle of oil field development with a working knowledge of integrated projects, uncertainty, risk and oilfield economics.

Key Requirements

In addition to demonstrating capability to deliver the activities within the role description above.

Satisfying at least one of the following:
? A degree in Geology or Geophysics
? An MSc in Petroleum Geology or Geophysics or a relevant PhD

? Good spoken and written English
? Competent or skilled in key areas of geophysics:
o 3D & 2D structural interpretation
o AVO, AI/EI inversion
o Reservoir characterisation
o Mapping and volumetrics
o Seismic sequence stratigraphy
o Grav/mag, gravity gradiometry, & HRAM
o CSEM & other EM methods
o Seismic survey planning, design, oversight, & QC
o Grav/mag survey planning, design, oversight, & QC
o Seismic processing, processing supervision & QC
o Geophysical data management
o Field development planning
o Drilling operations support
o Understanding depositional environments
o Understanding petroleum systems
o Pro Portfolio analysis and management
? Expert skills in a specialist area of geophysics, e.g.:
o Non-seismic methods
o Reservoir characterisation
o Carbonate geophysics
o Carbon capture
o Field development
o Unconventional hydrocarbons e.g. coalbed methane, shale oil, tight gas
? Able to scope, manage and/or carry out complex geophysical analyses independently
? Able to operate independently in a Senergy or client environment
? Able to deliver technical presentations to Senergy staff and to clients
? Capable of solving unusual problems
? Able to mentor and coach less-experienced Geophysicists to a high technical standard aspect generation and evaluation

Job Description

Primary Function

? Carry out geophysical studies independently

o Independent application of key and specialist geophysical skills

? Develop geophysical workflows

? Manage geophysical projects and lead the geophysical element of integrated projects

? Provide geophysical peer review/assist support to projects globally


? Work within SIMS and QA/QC procedures

? Support the development of less experienced Geophysicists

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