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Exploration Geophysicist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/08/2014
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The Company:
Our client is a global, diversified, upstream oil and gas company, headquartered in Canada with three main operating areas are North America, the North Sea and Southeast Asia. The Company also has a portfolio of international exploration opportunities. The Company is committed to conducting business safely, in a socially and environmentally responsible manner, and is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability (North America) Index. The Company is listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

The Role:
Position Overview and Responsibilities:
• Senior technical member with a broad geoscience knowledge base to be part of focused team with the remit to renew and mature the exploration portfolio.
• From basin and play analysis, generate ideas and leads and mature these to prospect level for investment consideration.
• Identify data, technology and conceptual models that will enable new ideas and challenge existing views in mature areas.
• Contribute and integrate high quality seismic and other geophysical interpretation into held exploration licence opportunities and ongoing appraisal projects.
• Participation in multi-disciplinary project teams.
• License Round and Farm-In evaluation and capture.
• Contribute and participate in internal peer review and management presentations, and if necessary as Talisman's technical representative to partners and government.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Education, Experience, Technical Qualifications:
• A degree in geoscience is required, post graduate education or on the job experience would be an asset.
• The candidate should have a broad geoscience knowledge base and good working knowledge relating to seismic acquisition, processing, workstation interpretation, attribute analysis and advance seismic
reservoir characterization workflows.
• Risk analysis and reserve estimation (deterministic and probabilistic).

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Candidate Profile:
• Selected candidates will display exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and an eagerness to be a contributing member of a highly effective team of professionals.
• The position is ideally suited to a candidate who is a motivated, high-energy individual capable of working both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
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