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Senior Geoscientist

  • Job reference: 934095
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: neg
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 15/02/2021

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Geoscientist, based in Aberdeen.


Hands-on interpretation work on exploration projects at the regional, local and prospect scales.

Integration of 2d and 3d seismic data with well and other regional geotechnical data sources including charge systems, reservoir and seal analysis etc.

Assistance with geophysical data acquisition and processing projects.

Use of a petroleum system based approach to evaluate countries, regions, plays, and prospects describing risks and uncertainties.

Develop robust technical arguments and clearly present to stakeholders including management, partner companies and government representatives.

Prospect evaluation including risk analysis and reserves estimations (deterministic and probabilistic).

Review areas and prepare applications for licensing rounds.

Generation of new leads and prospects.

Evaluation of exploration opportunities (farm-ins, data rooms and screening of opportunities etc.).

Scouting and analysing data for regional studies to help future plans and identify areas of potential interest.

Documentation, presentation and archiving of results of technical work.

Experience & Qualifications:

Educated to degree level in geology/geophysics or similar discipline.

Relevant oil and gas experience ideally gained in an operating environment

A strong understanding of geological concepts, to include structural, facies and sequence stratigraphic analysis

Competent in 2d/3d seismic interpretation techniques and software including Petrel

Competent in basic map generation and depth conversion techniques.

Knowledgeable of quantitative interpretation techniques

Sound understanding of petrophysical data and methods

Good understanding of key geophysical (including interpretation) uncertainties and quantification of these

Competent in deterministic and probabilistic volumetric calculations

Broad experience gained in a variety of depositional settings and basins, North Sea basins experience essential

Knowledge of discovery appraisal and pre-project planning

Peer Assist and Review experience

Permanent Position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 934095.

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