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Senior 3D Geophysicist 
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Posted: 03 April 2013 at 17:41   Expires: 02 June 2013 at 17:41

Posted In: Geoscience > Geophysical Specialist

Location: United Kingdom > Edinburgh

There aren’t many companies in the oil and gas industry that give their employees the confidence to perform and express themselves, but as one of Europe’s largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies, we’ve found that it’s vital to our success.
We’re looking for experienced oil and gas Senior 3D Geophysicists to help provide further expertise to Cairn’s exploration and new venture activities.
In return, we’ll offer you a very competitive salary and continuous support for career development. You’ll also enjoy our collaborative culture, where your opinions are valued and where you are trusted and empowered to take an idea and run with it, without the usual ‘suspicious minds’ holding you back.

Key Requirements

• Good Geological/Geophysical degree
Relevant experience
• Significant experience in an operating Exploration company as a Geophysicist
• Extensive worldwide experience in geological & geophysical evaluation in frontier exploration
• Experience across different phases of activity i.e. new ventures, wildcat exploration, brown field exploration, appraisal and production, prospects and leads inventory/evaluation
• Operations experience and an appreciation of the wider business angle would be useful; but the main focus should be on exploration
Behavioral competencies
• PRIMARY - Working with Stakeholders - Developing Others
• SECONDARY - Self Management, Communicating & Influencing, Business Conscience - Leading & Working in teams
• TERTIARY - Planning & Delivering Results - Innovation & Problem solving
Technical competencies
Geophysical Interpretation, Prospect Generation, Structural Geology, Sedimentology, Stratigraphy (Incl Seismic strat), Vertical Seismic Profiling, Geophysical Operations, Basin Evaluation, Operations Geology, Technical Data Management, Development & Reservoir Geology, Petroleum Economics

Job Description

Role summary

To provide geophysical expertise to support Cairn’s exploration and new venture activity, in particular driving forward geophysical evaluation of assets and prospect generation.

Areas of responsibility

• Seismic Interpretation using GeoFrame/SMT Kingdom and mapping using PetroSys

• Interpretive evaluation and integration of potential field data including magnetics, gravity and controlled source electromagnetic

• Quantitative geophysics and interaction with rock physics and petrophysics

• Collation/Integration and analysis of geological, geophysical and petrophysical data from multiple sources including wells and remote sensed data

• Preparation of basin, play, block, lead and prospect maps and sections

• Play, prospect and lead analysis, risk assessment and volumetrics, stochastic and deterministic

• Interaction with 3rd party geological/geophysical studies and projects

• Written and verbal reporting and appropriate presentation

• Input to well proposals/post well evaluations as appropriate

• Recommendation, preparation, design and operational management of geophysical field programmes, processing and reprocessing programmes, including Wellsite geophysics

• Mentoring and coaching of junior staff in all the above

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