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Seismic Data Acquisition Geophysicist

Saudi Arabia
expl. & p.e. advanced research center geoscience


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1408468

Req Number: 16824BR

Position Description:
As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations, but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals company.

The Geophysical Imaging Department is actively seeking a top Seismic Data Acquisition Geophysicist to join its world-class team.

As the successful candidate you will have adequate experience in 2D/3D seismic data evaluation, and survey designs for both land and marine. You will have field experience to properly QC seismic data, and have significant exposure to working on challenging mega projects with multiple clients and multiple service providers.

You will have experience of dealing with new technologies such as high productivity methods, point sources and point receivers, and shallow marine acquisition.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor’s degree in geophysics or alternative disciplines including physics, geology or engineering.

You will have a minimum of 12 years’ experience in seismic/ non seismic data acquisition (both land and marine).

Experience of working in different countries or regions is preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

Work within a multidisciplinary team, evaluate 2D/3D seismic data, and review survey designs for both land and marine.

Implement new methods and technologies that provide solutions to geophysical challenges.

Take responsibility for making effective decisions in land, and marine seismic data acquisition.

Liaise directly with interpreters/clients, presenting work and making recommendations to improve seismic data acquisition processes.

Function in a leadership-based role, mentoring and training less experienced colleagues, and providing structured training as required.

About us:
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.