Sunbury Role synopsis BP is currently seeking candidates for Exploration Geoscientists to work within the Exploration Division based in the UK. Opportunities also exist at our international locations as we explore some of the world’s most interesting and challenging hydrocarbon basins.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on the wide range of exploration activities that BP is currently engaged in. This could involve new ventures opportunities evaluating the hydrocarbon potential of hitherto unexplored basins – or could be developing a prospect inventory in area in order to high-grade and drill wildcat exploration wells.
A focus on personal growth and development is a key commitment shared by the entire Exploration Division. Facilitating participation in training programs, peer assists, and conferences, as well as a proactive approach to personal career development, are all key components of these job opportunities Key accountabilities The successful candidates will work within an integrated and focussed exploration team.
The following roles and responsibilities are envisaged:
Provide input into regional evaluation, basin analysis and prospect identification for new venture access, prospect generation and appraisal
Perform geological interpretation in a variety of structural and stratigraphic regimes incorporating a variety of geophysical and geological data
Provide detailed depositional models within a regional sequence stratigraphic framework.
Actively participate in the well planning process to optimise well locations using a variety of geological and geophysical data
Liaise with co-venturers and other parts of the BP organisation
Input into the generation of appraisal plans for future developments Essential Education Must have a University degree in Geoscience or relevant subject or equivalent Essential experience and job requirements To be considered for the role of geoscientist, applicants must have:
Ability to work with a variety of geological data including well logs, core, 2D and 3D seismic data
Experience in exploration geoscience
Skilful application of standard geological software suites Other essential skills and knowledge Strong communications skills, including the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of technical specialists and partners are necessary, as is the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team (geophysicists, geologists and other specialist disciplines) to create integrated products and the ability to communicate results and interpretations to management Desirable criteria & qualifications In addition to the essential qualifications, the successful candidate will likely be able to demonstrate skills in all or some of the following areas:
Regional Geological Evaulation
Familiarity with a variety of structural and stratigraphic regimes
Understanding of Play Concept definition
Petroleum Systems and Basin Modelling
Experience of Prospect Description and risking
Understanding of seismic techniques and interpretation including non-seismic geophysics
Deepwater Exploration provinces Relocation available Negotiable Travel required Yes - up to 25% Is this a part time position? No About BP Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.
Disclaimer If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. BP is an equal opportunity employer. Removal Date 01-Jul-2012 BP - 12 months ago