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  • Job reference: RMS0147585

Senior Geophysicist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 27/10/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/11/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
The primary focus for this role is the performance seismic data analysis and the integration of multiple geophysical data types in seismic reservoir characterization projects, including but not limited to seismic data conditioning, seismic well tie and wavelet extraction, impedance inversion, AVO inversion, interpretation of pay signatures and volume visualization. A high level of interaction is required working in multi-disciplinary teams which include petrophysicists, geologists and EM specialists. As a Senior Geophysicist, mentoring of junior staff and ability to identify technical or workflow improvements will also be required.

Experience in seismic data processing and data analysis, inversion techniques, advance processing flows, spectral decomposition, angle and far/near offset stacking and other techniques for visualization and interpretation of seismic data
Experience working in a production environment
Familiar with principles behind building a shared earth model

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Apply leading edge seismic quantitative interpretation methods on projects for clients
Ensure optimum results are achieved to enable clients to make sound exploration, development and production decisions
Manage multiple simultaneous projects, coordinating with clients and fellow team members
Responsible for integrating petrophysical and geophysical models bases on seismic, EM and borehole interpretations
Manage projects according to timelines
Prepare and present intermediate and final project reports
Mentor junior staff based on experience
Identify technology improvement needed and work with Production and R&D department to address needs
Prepare and present scientific papers, oral presentations and attend professional conferences

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
BS/MS or PhD in Geology/Geophysics, mathematics or physical science
Ability to incorporate sub-surface data into seismic interpretations
Effective communicator
Ability to work effectively as part of a team
Ability to lead by example and lead junior staff
Must have current authorization to work in the US
English language required, Spanish useful
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