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Geophysical Specialist

North America


Swift Oil and Gas Canada is currently recruiting for an experienced Geophysical Specialist, for our client’s on-site operation in Calgary and South East Asia. This is a direct hire position based out of Calgary that will relocate after one year. Anticipated start date – ASAP.

9:00am Thursday 11 February, 2010

Project Team is looking for a Geophysical Specialist. In this role you will hold a key technical position within the integrated Subsurface Team for deepwater located in the South China Sea. Primary responsibilities will include the various geophysical activities required for the delineation and development of the deepwater discovery together with exploration, delineation and development activities within the company deepwater portfolio. This will include geophysical mapping, reservoir and pay prediction, providing recommendations for drilling locations, evaluation of drilling results, together with assessments of original in-place hydrocarbons and the provision of geophysical inputs for field ODP (Overall Development Plan) reporting.

Position will initially be in Calgary based but the incumbent must be willing to relocate to SE Asia if required (possibly by end of 2010).

* Undertaking the geophysical interpretation of 2D and 3D seismic data
* Applying advanced 3D seismic interpretation techniques, including AVO and seismic inversion
* Developing and recommending well locations and evaluation programs
* Preparing recommendations and documentation in support of drilling and evaluation programs
* Providing geophysical interpretation for hydrocarbon volumetric evaluations
* Acting as a technical specialist and resource to the team on all geophysical matters
* Providing geophysical inputs into Overall Development Plans
* Implementing project plans and schedules in a timely manner
* Ensuring that a culture of strong and effective team-work exists in the subsurface Team
* Interfacing with partners and government authorities
* A B.Sc./M.Sc. degree in the Geosciences
* APPEGA “Professional Geologist” designation or eligibility for same
* A minimum of 15 years’ experience as a development and exploration geophysicist with at least 10 years working on international projects
* A strong geological background and understanding of marine depositional systems, including deepwater
* Sound knowledge of geological, geophysical and/or reservoir engineering disciplines
* A thorough understanding of seismic inversion and other specialist geophysical techniques would be an asset
* 3D and 2D seismic interpretation skills are required
* Working knowledge of seismic inversion and AVO techniques is preferred
* Experience with Jason inversion software
* Proven track record in prospect generation and mapping
* Strong command of the English language, with good oral and written communication skills
* Excellent organizational and planning and multi-tasking skills to set and exceed established goals, schedules, and deadlines, often under tight time lines and with shifting priorities
* Proven ability to work in a team environment dealing with people from various disciplines to achieve goals, and to identify and resolve problems
Business travel will be required approximately 10% of the time to South East Asia, therefore a valid passport is required.

To apply for this position, please e-mail your resume in MS word format.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those candidates chosen for further review will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future consideration.


02/08/2010 - Posted by | VAGAS América do Norte

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