Principal Exploration Geophysicist – Muscat, Oman |

Principal Exploration Geophysicist – Muscat, Oman

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:37:29 +0100

Principal Exploration Geophysicist &ndash Muscat Oman Company Overview We are a UK-based specialised services company with a history of successful appointments for some of the worlds largest and best-respected oil operating and service companies Currently we are working closely with an international operator with EP assets in Europe Middle East North Africa searching for a Principal Exploration Geophysicist for their Muscat offices As a Middle-Eastern company our client is extremely proud of their company culture and heritage and are looking to add an expat into their team who can have a significant impact both on their exploration opportunities and the development of their young talented current team The Role As Principal Geophysicist you will join a dynamic team of talented exploration geoscientists based in Muscat working to enter new regions and seek new opportunities to grow the companys global portfolio of oil and gas production As one of the few expats within the company this is an opportunity to have a significant impact on an ambitious company looking to further develop their already successful business model Reporting Directly to the companys Director of Exploration you will plan a vital role as the teams most senior technical staff member delivering results by - Developing and presenting prospects to the companys Senior Management and Partners with clear recommendations to acquire drop farm out or test prospects - Managing the companys geophysical data including 2D and 3D seismic including seismic data analysis and interpretation AVO use to characterise prospects building velocity models and using modelling techniques to assess reservoir and charge risks - Evaluating new opportunities through data rooms bid rounds and meetings with both national and international companies - Working closely with the companys multi-disciplinary team in the planning and operational phases of drilling programs - Utilising your expertise to participate in peer reviews and supporting younger and national team members The Right Person As the successful candidate you will - Have demonstrable history (of ideally around 20 years) of work as an exploration geophysicist ideally working with both large and small oil international companies with a track record of working across a range of global regions and varied basins - Have a minimum of a BSC (or equivalent) in geophysics or a similar discipline An MSc or PhD would be considered advantageous - Be able to demonstrate a successful history of generating maturing recommending and drilling prospects in a variety of basins including both onshore and offshore prospects This role is offered on an expat basis with our client providing a package including tax-free basic salary annual bonus housing allowance schooling allowance car assistance relocation allowance Next Steps We are inviting immediate applications for this role We are currently undertaking consultant interviews with shortlisted candidates to be introduced to our client shortly Selected candidates will then be invited to interview with our client to discuss the position further