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Chevron USA, Carbonate Seismic Interpretation Researcher- Houston, Texas, USA
Job ID: 032236695
This position will conduct fundamental research aimed at characterizing stratigraphic frameworks and rock properties of carbonate reservoirs from seismic data.
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
Promote an integrated approach to R&D in seismic characterization of carbonate systems and reservoirs, across geology, geophysics and petrophysics disciplines.
Investigate a variety of seismic datasets using volume visualization and seismic stratigraphic techniques, and compare observations to modern and outcrop analogs.
Develop a seismic atlas of carbonate reservoirs, recognition criteria for key reservoir types and stratigraphic architectures, and interpretation workflows and guidance.
Collaborate with the Geophysics research community to advance carbonate Reservoir Properties from Seismic and interactive seismic proecessing.
Undertake data analysis and synthesis that may be leveraged through technical service work
Actively deploy technology through written documentation, participation in technical networks and knowledge sharing venues, and contributions to OC development as a trainer and mentor.
Support Exploration and Reservoir Management technology management processes, and build strong collaborative relationships with ETC technical services teams and Upstream Business Units.
A Master’s degree in an Earth Science related discipline.
A minimum of five years industry & academic research and technical service experience in carbonate reservoir subsurface interpretation and characterization.
Subject matter expert in carbonate stratigraphy and reservoir characterization with demonstrated ability to integrate stratigraphic concepts and principles, and petrophysical properties in seismic interpretation and analysis for prospect evaluation and reservoir characterization.
Demonstrates expertise in seismic volume interpretation methods and seismic stratigraphy.
Demonstrates sufficient understanding of rock physics and seismic methods to effecitvely collaborate in the development of reservoir properties from seismic (RPFS) and integrated geology/geophysics workflows.
Shapes technology projects to address key business drivers and technical challenges.
Effectively contributes within multidisciplinary teams and collaborates across technical functions.
Actively participates in and contributes to technical networks; effectively uses oral and written communication skills to influence others; employs and promotes best practices and the value of technology within ETC and the SBUs; serves as a trainer and mentor in field of expertise and technology domain.
PhD in an Earth Science related discipline; a minimum of three years of relevant experience will be considered with a PhD.
Project management skills and experience.
Relocation will be considered for this position.
Expatriate assignments will be considered.
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