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  • Job reference: RMS0109494

Senior Geophysicist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Alaska
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/05/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a leading energy company.

The Role:
Job Objective:

As a member of an Asset Team, evaluates and interprets geological and geophysical data to develop oil and gas investment opportunities for the company.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Works daily with asset teams in the identification and development of oil and gas prospects and wells. Assesses appropriate geophysical techniques and applications for project and reservoir characterization for the company’s potential and current assets. Reviews and makes recommendations on investment opportunities through geophysics and geological analysis. Generates structural, stratigraphic interpretations, and hydrocarbon potential, based on seismic data and interpretations. Analyzes surface seismic, and borehole data to quantitatively estimate depth and structure for reservoir development and drill wells. Generates depth and structural maps of reservoir development and drilling locations, using seismic data and advanced structural inversion techniques. Coordinates and designs surface and wellbore acquisitions for optimum cost benefit of data and interpretations. Coordinates, designs, and manages process flow for processing or reprocessing. Interprets, integrates, and communicates special geophysical applications (e.g. analyze gathers, AVO), as appropriate. Adheres to the company’s values – integrity, ownership, urgency, alignment and improvement. Supports company vision and mission. Adheres to established work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.


Ten (10) years minimum experience in oil and gas geoscience with an emphasis on geophysics. Ability accurately solve problems. Ability to make valuable contribution to team goals and objectives. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public. Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with specific ability to translate complex information into an organized and presentable manner. Project management, administrative, and organizational skills.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Proficiency in the use and application of the following software:

Required: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook). SMT or similar seismic interpretation software. 2D/3D workstations experience and application.

Educational Requirements:

Required: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year university or college with a degree in geology or geophysics.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Preferred: IHS Petra experience.

Preferred: Master's Degree in geophysics or geology from an accredited university.

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