Senior Geophysicist – North Oil Company

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Petroleum, Oil & Gas
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : October 28, 2021
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Description

This position reports directly to the Reservoir Development and Exploration Team Leader.


Senior Reservoir Geophysicist working on the Al Shaheen 3D/4D seismic within an asset team.

This person will be the Reservoir Geophysicist Referent for the Asset.


  • Provide structural maps (including faults & fractures) through well-to-seismic tie, seismic interpretation, depth conversion and calibration to well data
  • Quantify uncertainties related to above
  • Provide attribute maps from 3D/4D, Inversion, Streamer & OBN seismic data to support drilling operations, and development planning (faults, fractures, reservoir characterization, fluid fill, etc)
  • Provide safe drilling targets by screening of geohazards on seismic and providing input to the Pore Pressure Prediction
  • Relate structural elements and 4D seismic attributes to well production behavior
  • Provide geophysical support throughout the well planning process (WSOR)
  • Monitor drilling operations and provide geophysical support as needed
  • Assess appraisal opportunities including risks
  • Prepare and make technical presentations to NOC management & Shareholders

Profile Required

  • More than 8-10 years of experience required
  • Previous experience in carbonate reservoirs is required
  • Previous experience in exploration or appraisal is required
  • International experience is recommended
  • Must hold an MSc in Petroleum / Geophysics Engineering
  • Deep knowledge of seismic interpretation.
  • Must have worked on target selection with a deep understanding of the static models and good knowledge of the dynamic model.
  • Good knowledge of geology
  • Good knowledge of dynamic parameters.
  • Good knowledge of signal processing.
  • Good knowledge in physics/rock physics.
  • 4D interpretation is recommended
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Very good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Persuasive
  • Open-minded
  • Delivery orientated
  • Source of innovation
  • Previous working experience in geophysics R&D or reservoir construction models would be a bonus.

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