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Senior Geoscientist At EarthStream

Date Posted: 04/Feb/2014
Deadline: 28/Feb/2014
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Senior Geoscientist - Niger Delta

Our Client - A global leading service provider to the oil and gas industry focusing on providing image driven seismic solutions to exploration and development assets on a global scale. Through new ventures team and prospect generation team the organisation provide wholistic basin scale models to allow E&P companies to best assess future exploration potential, on a global scale. The team is currently based out of Houston, however the organisation are setting up a new team in the SE of England focusing on Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe. This team is seeking a Senior Interpretation Geophysicist as part of the growth of the team.

Due to a new project kicking off focusing on the Niger Delta my client is seeking an experienced geophysicist with extensive exposure to the Niger Delta and/or West Africa. 

Job Description - This role will support the growth of the new ventures group in the UK through providing expert interpretation in order to assist in the success of the program. 
Duties will include: 

  • Interpretation of 2D and 3D seismic data and developing integrated interpretations at basin level. 
  • The integration of well data and other geological data to seismic interpretations. 
  • Optimise the imaging and velocity models to ensure geological models are sound. 
  • The integration of gravity, magnetics and other techniques into interpretations. 
  • Conduct depth imaging.  

Candidate Requirements - In order to be successful in this position applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Degree qualification in geology and geophysics, and ideally a post-graduate qualification in a relevant subject. 
  • Extensive experience within the Oil & Gas industry or academia. 
  • Excellent seismic interpretation skills, ideally in Kingdom. 
  • Depth imaging experience. 
  • The ability to integrate numerous geological and geophysical techniques into interpretations. 
  • Strong team player who is able to assist in mentoring and developing junior team member. 
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience of West Africa and/or West Africa.


  • Experience of deep water passive margins. 
  • Experience of working on salt basins and/or fold and thrust belts. 

The above will be rewarded with the ability to influence and grow with a newly developed team, gain excellent financial benefits across base salary, bonus and shares, and work across key hydrocarbon exploration basins on a global scale.

EarthStream is a specialist global recruiting business dedicated to the energy, resources & environment sectors that is uniquely positioned to understand the interplay and increasing convergence between these sectors. We specialize exclusively in the energy, resources and environment sectors with our capability in providing staff across a range of technical, engineering, scientific and commercial disciplines. The recruiters in each of our industry specific divisions understand the unique skills and requirements of each vertical sector and where to find the best people in that field. With operations in five continents we have the coverage and experience to service our clients and candidates anywhere in the world. Please quote reference 7171 when applying for this position.
Alternatively, contact our office by telephone on +44 207 422 6865.


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