Geophysicist at Schlumberger Limited

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Schlumberger Limited is the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing people who represent over 140 nationalities, Schlumberger supplies the industry’s most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions for hydrocarbon recovery that optimize reservoir performance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Geophysicist
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  •  The Geophysicist is responsible for contributing expertise in various acquisition and processing techniques and geophysics, and an understanding of interpretation and inversion.


  • Interface consistently with customers and advise them regarding processing parameters.
  • Process data using the appropriate technology and software.
  • Ensure that processed data is delivered to customers on schedule.
  • Define, build and submit test jobs, interpret test results, provide recommendations on parameters and recommend further testing, if required.
  • Validate the accuracy and efficiency of all testing and production job sequences.
  • Keep abreast of developments within seismic data processing and communication and data transfer techniques.
  • Investigate and report on problems encountered during the course of seismic data processing.
  • Mentor junior staff.
  • Assist the Project Leader with daily project and personnel management, including velocity picking and quality control. Organize and delegate work.
  • Forecast resource requirements and report project status.
  • Archive projects.
  • Provide technical support in the area of expertise throughout the Sales and Product and Service Delivery process.
  • Assist as required with the development of technical job designs for Product Line
  • Assist with identifying areas where new and cost-effective techniques can be applied.
  • Explore opportunities for value-added products and services.
  • Consult with Design/Technical Engineer role as required to optimize the technical design.
  • Assist in real-time incident response, recovery, and investigation as related to the area of expertise.
  • Assist in evaluating technical viability and overall appraisal of tenders as related to the area of expertise.
  • Remain current on new technologies.
  • Maintain customer visibility through active participation in professional society activities and calls for papers.
  • Understand the competition’s technical offering.
  • Participate in external technical societies and communities.
  • Contribute, write and review technical publications.
  • Engage with local universities, Customer institutes and research organizations.


  • We are looking for people that are willing to learn, great attention to details, problem solving abilities, highly adaptable and collaborative skills with the below qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s in Petroleum Engineering or Geology or relative studies
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Geophysics
  • Excellent working knowledge of English is mandatory.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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