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  • Job reference: RMS0116822

Senior Geophysicist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Geneva
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/11/2013
  • Time left:
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    (11/11/13)
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The Company:
Over the years, our client has evolved from a young pioneer into an established international oil and gas, exploration and production company focused on Africa and the Middle East.
Our client’s assets are located in Nigeria, the Joint Development Zone of São Tomé & Príncipe, Gabon, Cameroon and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, comprising an excellent combination of oil and gas reserves and exploration opportunities. The Company now holds a wide variety of licensed blocks.

The Role:
• Identify the need for, and propose the acquisition, (re-) processing of 2D and 3D seismic data.
• Control the quality and management of 2D and 3D seismic and site survey data acquisition, processing and re-processing.
• Prepare ITT documentation for site survey and seismic acquisition and processing, evaluate bids and prepare contracts.
• Carry out 2D and detailed 3D seismic interpretation, interpretive seismic processing projects, time-depth conversion, prospect appraisals
and risked volumetrics, acoustic lithology, DHIs and AVO modelling to identify by-passed hydrocarbons,
• Provide seismic support to New Ventures, exploration and acreage evaluation, as required.
• Prepare timely technical proposal for drilling undeveloped discoveries and exploration prospects.
• Contribute to detailed reservoirs and field reviews, field development plans, as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Basic skills in the use petrophysical data and velocity data from seismic.
At least 10 years experience in a similar role
Subsalt experience (GOM, Gabon North Sea, etc) and field development from a geophysical perspective.
Operational experience in West Africa and Middle-East, preferably with an Operating oil company.
Operational experience in projects preferably sub salt and with an Operating oil company.
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