Senior Geophysicist

Location: Kuala Lumpur
Discipline: Research and Development
Job type: Contract
Contact name: Sabrina Iman

Contact email:
Job ref: 34058
Published: 17 days ago

About the role

Our client is a national petroleum exploration and production company that strives to provide a sustainable petroleum supply. A new opportunity has risen, and our client is looking for a Senior Geophysicist to be based in Kuala Lumpur on a 3-years fixed-term contract.


Position: Senior Geophysicist

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Employment Type: 3-years fixed-term contract



  • Carry out 3D and 2D seismic interpretation, including stratigraphic and trace attribute interpretation and mapping, including depth conversion to generate prospects and leads.
  • Apply quantitative interpretation (QI) techniques such as seismic reservoir characterization and AVO analysis to optimize exploration, appraisal and development of hydrocarbon pools.
  • Identify leads and mature suitable prospects to a ready-to-drill category. Provide technical input into well proposal and post-drill analysis. Liase with drilling and reservoir engineers to optimally plan well trajectories/well design for exploration and appraisal drilling.
  • Integrate existing and new well and seismic interpretations into regional and prospect assessments and databases. Provide technical support to the team in developing regional play, prospect risking and ranking.
  • Provide input to reservoir delineation, resource assessment, geological modelling and field development planning.
  • Plan and support seismic data acquisition and processing.



  • Relevant degree with a preference for postgraduate qualifications.
  • Minimum 8 years of multi-basin experience in exploration / appraisal / field development geophysics interpretation and reservoir characterisation.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of seismic attribute analysis and rock physics. Able to apply Quantitative Interpretation (QI) techniques and incorporate them into the modelling process.
  • Experience in incorporating multiple data types and data sets to generate an integrated and comprehensive interpretation, particularly in areas with poor to limited data.
  • Skilled in seismic data calibration, seismic reservoir characterization and hydrocarbon detection from seismic.
  • Demonstrable skills in 3D and 2D seismic interpretation and mapping using Landmark applications.


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