Senior Geophysicist

Full time @Oando
  • Post Date : October 28, 2022
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 22182
  • Career Level Mid-Level
  • Qualifications BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA

Job Description

Division/Department: Geology and Geosciences

Directly Reports to: Head, G&G


Geophysicist with enough level of experience to be a stand-alone resource in key area of expertise. Is able to give support to geological functions and interpretation.


Oversees & manages geophysical field work and studies of seismic data.
Oversees & manages processing of 3D seismic data.
Has knowledge of quantitative geophysical methods.
Estimation of crude resources and reserves.
Identifying new exploration targets.
Assist in assessing profitable opportunities for acquisition and development; makes recommendations to Exploration Manager on drilling prospects with the highest recovery potential; carries these through drilling to production.
Participates in evaluation and development of blocks to the production stage.
Writing of reports and making maps and sections.
Develops and makes presentations to investors and partners on prospect ideas.
Manages technical relations with JV partners.
Manages contractors within field of expertise.


Successful 3D acquisition program (within time and budget), with no LTI
Successful processing program within time and budget, and with minimal poor data issues.
On time delivery for processes.


Relevant 1st Degree in Geology or Geophysics
Masters’ degree is an advantage.
Must be a member of an internationally recognized professional association
Exploration experience, including substantial field deposits and within a structured E&P multinational operator


Oil & Gas Industry Dynamics.
Ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations with incomplete information.
Strong working knowledge of industry standard geophysical interpretation packages.
Leadership skills and ability to effectively interact with management and team members to advance projects and ideas.
Willingness to work extended hours based on operational needs.
Ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
Some project management skills are required in order to oversee projects from prospect evaluation stage through permitting, drilling, and completion.
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills. Ability to work with geoscientists, engineers and drilling teams.
Self-starter who possesses strong analytical skills.
Good communication and presentation skills.

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