Geophysicist Resume Samples

A Geophysicist is a scientist who studies the physical properties of the Earth, which are essential for various industries. There are several types of Geophysicists and hence the exact duties vary based on the specialization, however, the following are some core and common tasks listed on the Geophysicist Resume – preparing and delivering project bids; planning and conducting field trips; analyzing and interpreting data; presenting regular reports to stakeholders; and complying with health, safety, and environmental standards.

Apart from a passion to work in this field, it is also mandatory to possess specialized skills, knowledge, and technical expertise in the following forms – expertise in GIS; expertise in sub-field of choice; ability to use a variety of tools and equipment for data collection and research; data analyzing skills; and skillful in using all the tools of the trade. While some posts need only a degree in geophysics or geoscience, most employers prefer those possessing a Masters or Doctorate qualification.

Geophysicist Resume example

Geophysicist Resume

Headline : Geophysicist holding an undergraduate and master's degree from School of Mines with 5+ years of 2D and 3D seismic interpretation experience for exploration and development of both conventional and unconventional plays.

Skills : Time processing of seismic data using ProMAX and Seismic.

Description :

    1. Licensed and interpreted a 70 mi2 3D to evaluate the Red River formation.
    2. Created a seismic model that showed porosity correlates to seismic amplitude.
    3. Created structure maps that showed oil production being directly related to structural closures.
    4. Recommended, managed, and interpreted an 89 mi2 3D seismic acquisition that lead to the drilling of an exploratory well.
    5. Managed the licensing and processing of 100 mi of 2D and 210 mi2 of 3D seismic data.
    6. Interpreted drilling hazards and sweet spots for the Three Forks development team.
    7. Generated deeper, conventional prospects for the Red River and Interlake formations by using a cokriging gridding algorithm and multilayer depth conversion.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters In Petroleum


Lead Geophysicist Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Geophysicist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Linux, Unix, Matlab, ProMax, GLI 3d, Renegade Seismic Studio, Paradigm Focus.

Description :

    1. Developed and taught a training class for new employees and customers regarding Geophysical Systems proprietary technology and methodology.
    2. Responsible for management of data center operations and application development.
    3. Managed a data center move including design and implementation of new data center.
    4. Identified, mapped, and estimated preliminary resources for new country.
    5. Integrated vintage 2D and 3D seismic, limited well log information, IHS database and public domain data to accomplish this.
    6. Built 3D velocity models from sonic and checkshot data for time to depth conversion.
    7. Performed regional and prospect level work for prospect maturation, lease sale, and farm-in evaluations, as well as drilling operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS In Geophysics


Geophysicist/Representative Resume

Headline : 5 years of combined oil and gas industry experience, 3 years in seismic data processing and muliti-component anisotropic depth imaging. 2 years in 3D seismic interpretation, petrophysical analysis and reservoir modelling.

Skills : Project Management, Depth Imaging, Seismic Interpretation, Petrophysical Analysis, Seismic Data Processing, Reservoir Modelling.

Description :

    1. Provided consulting services for law firms and companies interested in working overseas.
    2. Provided advise on bid documents for projects.
    3. Processed 2-D & 3D seismic land data with an emphasis on resolving statics.
    4. Created geometries for seismic lines to be processed.
    5. Utilized 3-D seismic interpretation and visualization software to generate well locations in the Permian Basin region, southeast.
    6. Created well databases for five concurrent projects and prioritized evaluation of over 300 square miles of 3-D seismic data.
    7. Built anisotropic velocity models and updated velocity fields by means of reflection tomography (with geological constrains) and Full Waveform Inversion (FWI).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS In Petroleum Geology

Sr. Geophysicist Resume

Summary : Results-focused and recognized leader lauded by management for delivering the highest levels of customer service with diligent follow-up.

Skills : Proficient In PC Applications, Excellent Written And Verbal Communication.

Description :

    1. Executed the first Full Waveform Inversion (FWI) velocity model update.
    2. Achieved four Landmark Corporate Certifications demonstrating exceptional knowledge of the techniques to find oil and gas.
    3. Recruited into new Eagle Ford Shale play to develop geophysical workflows and provide interpretation..
    4. Worked with other disciplines, created geophysical workflows that integrated well into the timeline of drilling a well from picking locations.
    5. Collaborated with geology, developed a detailed structural model enabling us to pick several hundred possible drilling locations.
    6. Generated prespud seismic slides and analysis for 200 wells.
    7. Attended the ConocoPhillips 10 week new-hire geoscience training program covering a wide range of structural settings and depositional environments.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS Of Science In Geophysics

Jr. Geophysicist Resume

Objective : Diverse experience in exploration/production seismic interpretation/mapping and salt interpretation/mapping for velocity modeling.

Skills : Kingdom Geophysical Software, Excellent communication skills.

Description :

    1. Attributed generations and analysis for Qualitative interpretation which is considered the main player in Delta environment.
    2. Generated and interpreted inversion products and seismic attributes.
    3. Depth conversed using different methods on different softwares.
    4. Worked with the Velocity Team.
    5. Responsible for all velocity analysis on 2D, 3D, Land and Marine projects.
    6. Responsible for Radiometric data quality assurance and sensor calibration software.
    7. Evaluated the effectiveness of all potentially applicable geophysical techniques.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Geophysics

Geophysicist/Executive Resume

Objective : Unique blend of geology and business skills. Familiarity with ArcGIS mapping software, Unix-like platforms and scripts, seismic event analysis tools, digital signal processing, database management.

Skills : Microsoft Office, CTPAT, Database management, Microsoft office programs, systems development.

Description :

    1. Mapped the Plio-Pleistocene trend.
    2. Interpreted and mapped prospects in the Lobo trend.
    3. Achieved 95% success rate (50 BCF).
    4. Generated 150 well/year drilling program, as lead geophysicist, which doubled prospect inventory from previous year.
    5. Interpreted and mapped prospects in Gulf Coast Region, for future drilling inventory.
    6. Performed Hydrographic Survey Worldwide.
    7. Developed and oversaw day to day acquisition of geophysical projects and facilitate discussion with Operations Group and Data Processing groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Asst. Geophysicist Resume

Objective : A highly motivated Geophysicist with strong background and interest in Rock Physics and Petrophysical analysis, Pore pressure prediction, Seismic data processing and interpretation.

Skills : Good Computer With Proficiency In Microsoft.

Description :

    1. Sampled environments included terrestrial, marine, and atmospheric.
    2. Included client reporting and interaction, along with compiling and presenting completed final documents to customer.
    3. Reported prepared with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    4. Involved algorithm development, prototype testing, field experiment design, analysis, and full system integration.
    5. Developed optimum processing parameters for reflection data through testing and selection improving the accuracy and clarity of data.
    6. Processed team of three large 3D marine projects.
    7. Completed 3D marine projects satisfactorily within time frame overcoming obstacles involving communication with clients test, analysis and process.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
M.Sc. In Geophysics And Seismology

Associate Geophysicist Resume

Summary : Seeking a challenging position in a multinational as a geophysicist, in which, willing to give total support with the experience and capability that, in order to achieve organizations goals and create mutual benefits.

Skills : Seismic Inversion, Seismic Interpretation, Reservoir Characterization, Seismic.

Description :

    1. Developed and performed data reduction techniques for refraction seismic data off George's Bank.
    2. Processed the first 2D reflection seismic data from the Ross Sea.
    3. Worked with other geophysicists, geologists and reservoir engineers on several fields.
    4. Carried out Log interpretation, Petrophysical analysis and Correlation of Well logs.
    5. Conducted an appraisal and evaluation of producing Niger Delta Fields.
    6. Identified Potential Prospects to keep production Profile up.
    7. Carried out Synthetic Generation in Petrel and Hampson Russell software to tie Log to seismic.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.Sc. In Geophysics

Geophysicist/Consultant Resume

Objective : Over 20 years of seismic data processing experience and expertise. Responsible for leading and managing 2d/3d imaging projects for the O/G Industry.

Skills : Geophysicist, Educator.

Description :

    1. Created projects, prepare and load seismic data into multiple software packages Process and migrate 2D/3D time land data from field tapes to final.
    2. Processed of both microsesimic and vertical seismic profile projects.
    3. Interpreted client's large 3D seismic survey and defined prospects.
    4. Interpreted seismic data from onshore 3D surveys, including tying in well data.
    5. Generated and evaluated prospects and supported well design and drilling offshore.
    6. Managed 12-person seismic data acquisition team, designed field parameters and established project priority.
    7. Trained and supervised exploration technical staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Geology

Geophysicist Resume

Summary : Experienced geophysicist with 8+ years seismic industry and state geological survey. Experience ranges from geological mapping (GIS), well log digitization and interpretation, basin stratigraphy, and hydrogeology.

Skills : Unix, Geophysics, Geology.

Description :

    1. Performed and supervised quality control at all stages of processing.
    2. Supervised disk and cpu usage.
    3. Maintained close contact with clients to ensure all project expectations are met.
    4. Able to efficiently communicate and co-ordinate with internal staff.
    5. Extensived experience in analysis and processing of seismic data.
    6. Supervised transcription and archiving procedures for geophysical data.
    7. Organized and scheduled seismic data processing flows.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science In Geology And Geophysics