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Principal Geophysicist II

Job No. 789771
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location US - Texas - Houston
Categories Geology/Geología
Published | Central Standard Time
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Core Accountabilities

  • The role is accountable for geophysical characterization of volume, risk and value, including recommendations regarding:
  • Discovered resource opportunities
  • Exploration prospectivity
  • Seismic data quantity, quality, and applicability to the evaluation
  • Responsible for the integration of geologic context with geophysical characterizations, scaling from plate to pore as needed.
  • Responsible for setting/achieving clear performance goals within context of team priorities

Qualifications:

MSc or PhD in geophysics

 Core competencies will include:

  • Expert level understanding of Geophysics
  • Acquisition, processing and velocity analysis
  • QI and attribute analysis
  • Geophysical interpretation
  • Geological integration
  • Integration of Rock Physics with geology, Geomechanics, Petrophysics
  • Potential Fields
  • Volumetric assessment
  • Risk and Uncertainty
  • Probabilistic Theory
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills across functions and businesses
  • Coaching Ability

Experience & Technical Competencies:

A minimum of 15-20 years in Exploration and Appraisal Business is strongly preferred

At BHP Billiton, we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. We offer a diverse and challenging environment with great learning and career opportunities for people who share our values. BHP Billiton's Petroleum business has exploration, development, production and marketing activities in countries around the globe, including significant positions in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, onshore U.S., Australia, and Trinidad and Tobago.

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