Senior QI Geophysicist
Here’s a great opportunity to use your Quantitative Interpretation skills and passion for coaching junior talent. Working in a diverse team in Aberdeen with all the career opportunities you’d expect, and the chance to make a real difference to Shell’s performance.
Where you fit in
You’ll be joining our Geosolutions UK team, with a focus on delivering Quantitative Interpretation of seismic data to support prospect evaluation, reservoir property estimates for the conditioning of reservoir models, reservoir surveillance(4D) and well maturation.
What’s the role?
As a Senior QI Geophysicist, you will be responsible for scoping, planning and delivering, directly and through others, pivotal QI analysis of seismic data in support of both Exploration and Development. You will link, support and harness regional and global QI networks, internally and externally where appropriate.
You’ll be accountable for deploying techniques such as seismic forward modelling, AVO Analysis and seismic inversion. You will also be responsible for championing, implementing and promoting new technologies.
We expect you’ll be the type of person who is curious and relishes developing others. You will also be a good team player who uses your natural people skills to nurture relationships with the development and exploration teams in Aberdeen and London to identify opportunities and mature them into projects.
What we need from you
We expect you to have an advanced degree in Geophysics or equivalent qualifications. Beyond that, we’re keen to hear from men and women with as much of the following on your CV:
- Evidence of significant experience in Quantitative Interpretation
- Deep knowledge of seismic acquisition techniques (3D/4D), seismic processing and reservoir surveillance would be advantage
- Deep understanding of advance rock physics concepts
- Experience in project management
- Experience in coaching junior staff
- Strong presentation skills
Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.
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