Aker BP is an exploration and production (E&P) company with exploration, development and production activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Our vision is to create the leading independent offshore E&P company. Measured in production, Aker BP is one of the largest independent oil companies in Europe.

Aker BP operates Valhall, Ula, Ivar Aasen, Alvheim and Skarv field centres. The company has a world-class project portfolio, including partnership in Johan Sverdrup.

The company has major growth ambitions on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, and has identified potential within the portfolio to lift oil and gas production to 330 000 oil equivalents per day after 2023.

Aker BP is targeting further opportunities for growth and value creation through exploration and merger and acquisition activities.

The company has around 1400 employees distributed at our facilities offshore, the head office at Fornebu outside Oslo and branch offices in Stavanger, Trondheim, Sandnessjøen and Harstad.

Aker BP is owned by Aker ASA (40 %), BP (30 %) and other shareholders (30 %).

Senior Geophysicist

Several positions as Senior Geophysicists are open and linked to both operated and non-operated assets, in production or in development planning phase. The successful candidates will be a part of a team and it is expected that they actively seek advice and perspectives from colleagues and leaders within own section, the organization at large and from other cooperating sources. They will ensure that all work within their area of responsibility is planned and executed safely and efficiently. They will ensure competence and experience transfer by good communication. They will participate in relevant internal networks.

Responsible for coordination and execution of geophysical work for the field(s) within scope:
Seismic Interpretation
Seismic Well Tie
Use of AVO, seismic rock properties, attributes and seismic inversion for quantitative reservoir characterization
Depth conversion
Seismic modelling
Well log interpretation and correlation
4D seismic interpretation and analysis
Well planning
Provide and maintain inputs to asset reservoir models
Develop full understanding of remaining reservoir opportunities that could be economically justified in an effort to maximize production and value from the field
Ensure that reservoir priorities are maintained through planning and drilling of new wells and the overburden is thoroughly evaluated
Ensure that all work, tasks and projects within his/her area of responsibility is carried out to achieve the overall objectives for the fields. These include HSE, technical integrity, compliance, production and cost.
Coaching and mentoring of junior staff
Roles the Development Geophysicist interact with: Team: Geologist, Reservoir Engineer, Production Engineer, Operation Geologist, Asset/Hub: Operation, Projects, Drilling & Completion, Finance and External: Licence Partners and authorities

Personlige egenskaper
Behavior in accordance with Aker BP values; Søkende, Ansvarlig, Forutsigbar, Engasjert, Respektfull

Ability to effectively work across the subsurface disciplines
Ability to integrate effectively across disciplines and communicate uncertainties (risks and opportunities)
Minimum M.Sc. plus 10 years geological experience with production geology
Well developed geophysical skills and experience within the areas of field development, production and well planning / execution

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Aker BP
Stillingstittel :
Senior Geophysicist
Antall stillinger:
On-, offshore, olje og gass

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Thierry Laupretre
Stillingstittel :
VP Improvement & Performance - Rese
(+47) 945 08 936


Anne Siv Egeli
Stillingstittel :
HR Manager - Res/Exp
(+47) 93482050