Senior Geophysicist

  • Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • 29/01/2019
Company: Prana Resources
Type: Full time
Category: Engineering Other Science
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Job Description


  • The Appointee will provide geophysical expertise and support for all aspects of the company's exploration and development activities. Reviews, interprets and maps seismic data relating to operated, non-operated and new venture projects. Provides an independent geophysical evaluation as part of an on-going technical review to enable a full commercial evaluation of all assets.
  • Coordinate projects for specified assets (technical financial etc). in the capacity of project coordinator Monitor operators technical activity budgets, Fes, expenditure, production forecasting and proposals.
  • Provide input on annual budgeting and reserves reporting to reduce risk exposure associated with assigned projects.
  • Propose / follow geophysical data acquisition / processing on Company regional assets.
  • Work proactively with team members to seek New Venture opportunities and provide the geophysical inputs in the review and assessment of new opportunities within the region.
  • Undertake 2D / 3D 4-D seismic interpretation mapping, depth conversation and seismic attribute analysis using specialised software / workstations to identify durable economic prospects. Provide input on regular updating of geophysical maps based on new well / seismic data generated.
  • Undertakes seismic structural interpretation, mapping and seismic attribute studies using workstation interpretation, and mapping and cartographic software to identify drillable, economic prospects.
  • Performs geophysical studies using workstation and PC-based software, and writes technical reports in conjunction with team members and support staff.
  • Represents Company at Technical and Operating Committee Meetings, workshops, farmout presentations and industry technical conferences.
  • Work with team members pro-actively to seek New Venture opportunities to achieve corporate aims in production and reserves base.
  • Assists in providing training and transfer of technical skills to national employees.

Skills and Qualification:

  • University Degree in Geoscience Subject
  • Minimum 10 years' experience as Geophysicist in a variety of operating Environments, preferably with International Operator.
  • Familiar with using Geological, Geophysical, Petro physical, Engineering Data, along with experience in Seismic analysis, modelling.
  • Team Leadership skills
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