Senior Geoscientist
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE
12h ago
source : WHATJOBS

Company Description

CGG ( is a global geoscience technology leader. Employing around 3,700 people worldwide, CGG provides a comprehensive range of data, products, services and solutions that support our clients to more efficiently and responsibly solve complex natural resource, environmental and infrastructure challenges.

Our Geology & Engineering experts provide valuable insight for natural resource exploration and development and support our clients geothermal, CCUS and environmental Energy Transition programs.

Based in Abu Dhabi, the successful candidate will have a diverse role including leading sedimentology, reservoir geology and integrated studies in the Middle East region.

The role will also require business development and input to research & development initiatives as well as delivery of training to both internal and external trainees.

The candidate must have good communication and problem-solving skills and be able to contribute to projects using a range of techniques and processes.

They must also have an understanding of other geoscience disciplines to enable independent and accurate generation and interpretation of data, and preparation of professional reports. Essential Skills / Tasks :

Strong problem-solving skills :

We are looking for staff who are able to show initiative and creativity in order to tackle geoscience problems and identify new innovations

Strong communication skills :

CGG is an integrated geoscience company; good integration requires excellent communication skills

The successful candidate will be an important link between different teams and will therefore need to maintain excellent, open channels of communication and be able to understand the technical level of communication required for any given audience

Have a customer-service mindset

Show an understanding of the Middle East market and be proactive in contributing to the teams business development strategy

Strong technical skills, to cover the following :

Strong background in carbonate sedimentology and / or Middle East reservoirs. A fundamental part of this role requires independent core description and petrographic analysis

Comprehensive understanding of stratigraphic principles as applied to carbonate depositional systems

Integration of diverse data types to comprehensively conduct reservoir quality assessments

Ability to provide technical- or peer-reviews of reservoir geology and sedimentology projects and reports

Desirable Skills :

Prior experience working in a multi-disciplinary team

Understanding of petrophysical analysis and reservoir rock-typing workflows

Understanding of reservoir geology principles and modelling

Prior experience working with GIS to create maps for reservoir assessment

Understanding of data science applications for carbonate sedimentology workflows

Project management experience, ideally including integrated studies

Willingness to travel, when required, for business


Educated to degree level (BSc or above) in a Geology, Geophysics or Geoscience subject

Education to at least MSc level in a Geoscience subject would be desirable

Experience of writing technical reports essential

Must be fluent in English language

Other language skills an advantage

Skills in GIS, Petrel, IC, WellCAD and / or other industry software is an advantage

Additional Information

Why choose CGG? Learning and Development Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs of each individual to aid personal growth in areas related to technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own CGG University platform. asks for your consent to use your personal data to :

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