Senior Geophysicist Santos


Santos is an Australian-based oil and gas exploration and production company with high quality assets and projects throughout Australia and the Asia–Pacific region. Santos is committed to provide a work environment where people enjoy what they do and are motivated to achieve. At Santos we believe that people’s skills and ideas are fundamental to our success. In support of our growing Indonesian business we are currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following position:

Senior Geophysicist

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly capable geophysicist to work in the Exploration Team in Santos’ Jakarta office.

As the senior geophysicist in Santos Indonesia you will have responsibility for technical leadership of all geophysical work undertaken in the Jakarta office. If you are already a highly capable geophysicist and are looking to further develop your leadership skills you should consider this opportunity.

A key focus of this role is evaluation of New Ventures opportunities in support of Santos’ growth in Asia goal. You will coordinate multidiscipline data room evaluations to quantify resource and risk assessments of New Ventures opportunities. You will also conduct regional studies to identify areas of potential interest within Indonesia.

You will be responsible for geophysical interpretation and play and prospect evaluations within Santos’ existing acreage, and will coordinate any seismic acquisition or (re)processing projects within Indonesia.

Naturally you will be a self-starter, and have sufficient depth and breadth of experience to be able to provide technical leadership and mentoring to junior staff.

Qualifications, Experience & Attributes:

  • University degree in Geoscience
  • At least 10 years relevant experience with an operating company.
  • Excellent geophysics core technical skills (2D/3D seismic interpretation, well tie analysis, depth conversion, attribute analysis, play and prospect evaluation, etc).
  • Experienced user of industry standard geophysical interpretation software (eg Paradigm).
  • Extensive experience of New Ventures evaluations.
  • Excellent communications skills (fluent spoken and written English).
  • Team player with ability to mentor junior staff.

Santos provides a structured framework for managing a culture of sustainable performance and accountability, a market competitive remuneration strategy and employee benefits, and also offers excellent professional development opportunities.

This is a chance to make a significant contribution to Santos growth in Asia. If you are interested in this role please submit your application to: (please mention the position name in the email subject).

Candidates will be evaluated based on assessment of their skills, knowledge, experience and relevant qualifications in accordance with the requirements of the role. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed.

Closing for submissions: 7 December 2012


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