Oil Jobs – Senior Geophysicist – TotalEnergies

Job Title:  Senior Geophysicist  

Organisation: TotalEnergies

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

TotalEnergies is a broad energy company that produces and markets energies on a global scale: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. Our 105,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, cleaner, more reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of people.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Geophysicist interacts with the rest of the multi-disciplinary GSR team (Operation Geologists, Petrophysicists, Geophysicists, Geologist, Reservoir Engineers) during the preparation and follow-up of the project’s execution.
  • Responsible for providing the geophysical inputs of Well SORs in close collaboration with the geologists, reservoir engineers, Operation Geology & drilling teams (objectives, well trajectory, target box, section TD criteria, data acquisition).
  • During drilling operations, responsible for providing and communicating (within the GSR team and to the D&W team) the most appropriate geophysical interpretations and participate in the decision-making progress to safely deliver the wells and achieve their objectives (Markers interpretation, stratigraphical interpretation, lithological assessment…).
  • Responsible of the quality & pertinence of the geophysical data and studies. Validate the reference seismic data used for any seismic interpretation or well preparation. Apply the best practice in managing these data, together with the Geoinformation team.
  • Responsible for the wells’ results integration during the development drilling campaign to prepare and optimize the design of the next wells and/or pads (continuous improvement). This task could include the update of the reservoir model on-the-fly.
  • Ensure the analysis, the interpretation, and the synthesis of the seismic data.
  • Responsible for providing pertinent and valid geophysical input to the documentation & reporting required by the stakeholders (JV partners, Local Authorities, affiliate, HQ)
  • Propose continuous improvements on the way the team (2G) works, add value to the project by identifying new technologies (from the company or external) applicable to Tilenga.
  • Contribute to the improvement of the team’s geophysics skills and the coaching of the (junior?) geophysicists/geoscientists to secure the advancement of the global geophysical work and the technical quality of the work performed by TEPU geophysicists.
  • Promote the technical seismic-related work done on Tilenga with JV partners and authorities (workshops, presentations, documentation…)
  • Responsible for identifying, scoping and following-up the geophysical-related studies carried by the Technical Line in HQ in collaboration with Customer Line Onshore upstream
  • Geophysical representative of TEPU responsible to follow up the non-operated asset (Kingfisher)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bsc in Geology.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as reservoir Geophysicist with practice in the following competencies: seismic QC, seismic processing/inversion, structural interpretation, Time-to-depth conversion, well preparation, uncertainty analysis, reservoir characterization. Exposure to headquarter studies, affiliate environment and well operations. Experience in Overburden/Cap Rock monitoring is a plus.
  • Demonstrated team spirit, solidarity, strong coaching & communication skills, commitment & efficiency, work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 12th April 2024


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Date Posted 2024-03-29
Valid Through 2024-04-12
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization TotalEnergies EP Uganda
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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