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Exploration Geophysicist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/07/2013
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The Role:
The Exploration Geophysicist (Contractor), as a Representative of the Company, will be supervising all geophysical activities in the project, including seismic acquisition preparation, site survey and shallow hazard assessment, seismic processing QC, interpretation of 2D and 3D seismic data, prospect identification and evaluation, drilling location recommendation and post drill geophysics update and integration of geophysical data into the reservoir static models for successful exploitation and delivery of hydrocarbons from company`s license blocks in Vietnam.
Additionally the Exploration Geophysicist, as one of company`s key technical representatives, will be expected to play an important role in communications with third party contractors, work extensively with industry global technical networks.
The Exploration Geophysicist will be reporting to the Exploration Team Lead and E&A Manager

Main Functions:
Undertakes seismic structural interpretation on 2D/3D seismic data and development of integrated subsurface maps and interpretations that incorporate geological, petrophysical and engineering data.
Provide subsurface mapping of structural-stratigraphic and depth conversion using various methodologies. Provide robust structural maps of key seismic horizons for prospect evaluation and static reservoir models. Prepares and presents prospect inventory, prospect ranking.
Provide a support in technical aspect of 3D seismic acquisition and processing program together w/specialist from 3rd parties. To manage the data, deliverability and reports from acquisition and processing works into internal subsurface database.
Recommends borehole geophysical logging programs in conjunction with team members and contractors to identify key horizons and reservoirs. Support well drilling operations (well location and design optimization, geophysics well program, depth prognosis and uncertainty, site survey program, shallow hazard assessment, seismic while drilling program).
Carry out post drill geophysics update (wells and velocity update, depth structure, deterministic and probabilistic 2D volumetric) and post well evaluation. Identify appraisal requirements and recommendations on the exploration-development way forward.
Prepare all required documentation (SoW, RFI, ToR) for seismic acquisition/processing, site survey, seismic while drilling. Provide all required reports (post drill geophysics update, post well evaluation, leads/prospects/appraisal assessment).

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum BSc in Geoscience with significant industry experience and proven skills. MSc in Geophysics is preferred.
Minimum 15 years of relevant working experience. Candidates with working experience in Southeast Asian, Vietnam basins and particularly in Nam Con Son basin have an advantage.
Fluent in English (mandatory); Russian (desirable).
Seismic Interpretation/Mapping/Depth Conversion (IHS Kingdom, Petrel, Charisma/IESX/CPS3, Seisworks/Z-Map).
Waveform and Maps Classification (Stratimagic-Paradigm)
Spectral Decomposition (Kingdom, Openworks & Petrel)
2D Seismic Modeling (GX Technology)
Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project).

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