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Senior Geophysicist (Field Development)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar - Other
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/11/2014
  • Time left:
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    (01/12/14)
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The Company:
Our Client is a state-owned corporation established in the early 70's, is responsible for all phases of the oil and gas industry in Qatar.

The principal activities of our Client, its subsidiaries and joint ventures cover exploration, drilling and production operations, transport, storage, marketing and sale of crude oil, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas, gas-to-liquids, refined products, petrochemicals and fertilizers, and helicopter and financial services.

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The Role:
Analyse, interpret and integrate geophysical data to establish and update geologic frameworks and models for our client's oilfields. Undertake geophysical studies of the reservoirs to evaluate proposed well locations and optimize field development plans. Conduct rock property modelling. Participate in interdisciplinary reservoir study teams. Develop and mentor less experienced staff.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Prefer 15+ years work experience as Geophysicist. Must have undertaken field and reservoir studies and be able to integrate geologic, well, and geophysical data
• Must have worked on mature producing fields where the integration of production data has been used to constrain their maps and interpretations.
• Must have experience in geophysical risk analysis for proposed well locations
• Must have carbonate reservoir experience
• Must be highly knowledgeable in all aspects of surface seismic acquisition and processing, both 3D and VSP.
• Must have strong teamwork skills, and it would be an advantage to have experience working in a multicultural environment
• Must be able to communicate effectively with peers, less experienced staff, field staff, and management
• Must have experience mentoring less experienced geoscientists
• Must have experience/knowledge of current computer software for geophysical applications
• Minimum of a BSc in Geology or Geophysics is required

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Desirable to have experience at project specification, bidding, and execution in surface seismic and VSP acquisition, processing and interpretation
• Working knowledge of seismic attribute analysis to model rock properties, sedimentary facies and depositional architecture
• Desirable to have experience in applying structural geology concepts and methods to assess compartmentalization/communication due to faulting.
• Desirable to have In depth knowledge of fault and fracture detection, and to have worked with geologic modellers to incorporate interpretations into 3D geologic models
• General understanding of the major elements of reservoir engineering, like the interpretation of well tests and tracer data
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