Lead Geophysicist

  • Competitive
  • Norway Rogaland Sandnes
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Lead Geophysicist 

- Integrate well, seismic, geological, and other relevant data to maintain an up-to-date understanding of the subsurface. 
- Seismic interpretation, velocity analysis and depth conversion, leading to the construction of reservoir surfaces and associated uncertainty ranges for input to reservoir models
- Use pre- and post-stack seismic data and quantitative rock physics to characterize the subsurface
- Design, advise and follow up appropriate external studies, evaluate and incorporate study findings i.e Inversion, rock physics etc
- Wok according to the company’s best practices and standards as well as suggesting improvements to these. Test new technologies, workflows and software
- Contribute to technical proposals, reports and presentations to partners (workshops/EC/RC) or internally (BPR/peer review), in collaboration with area’ Team
- Support and contribute to exploration licenses as required

- Master degree or equivalent in geophysics
- Seismic interpretation using a suite of interpretation tools (Petrel, Geoteric, RokDoc and DUG)
- Minimum 7-10 years of relevant experience from the Oil & Gas industry, and knowledge of the E&P business
- Strong background in seismic interpretation and competent in fundamentals of mapping (synthetic well ties, horizon/fault mapping, 3D attributes, etc.)
- Strong background in seismic forward modelling (preferably RokDoc) to help calibrate seismic interpretations to well results
- Strong background in qualitative prestack interpretation (AVO & EEI)
- Comfortable providing QC on seismic processing and prestack inversion projects being done by 3rd party vendors
- Relevant experience working with operated development projects and workflows in Norway preferred
- Team player with the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and to integrate other subsurface disciplines into a project. Basic understanding of own role and other roles
- Ability to effectively present and discuss results and issues, and to provide the technical base for decisions
- Fluent in English (oral and written) and preferably Norwegian language skills
- Cultural awareness


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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