Geophysicist
Marathon Oil - Houston, TX

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Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent international energy company engaged in exploration and production, oil sands mining and integrated gas. Based in Houston, Texas, the Company has a strong portfolio of assets delivering defined growth leveraged to crude oil production with exploration upside. At the end of 2011, Marathon Oil had net proved reserves of more than 1.8 billion barrels. The Company’s operations are located in North America, Europe and Africa.

The successful candidate for this position will be working across Marathon’s business to implement Earth Model concepts in anisotropic depth migration. Candidate should have broad fundamentals in signal processing (land and marine) and anisotropic depth imaging. The ability to implement these concepts into a seismic processing/imaging project in complex areas is necessary. The successful candidate will have the ability to independently formulate solutions and work with teams to implement them.

The position will be located in Houston.

Responsibilities:
1) Interaction with business units within Marathon to understand objectives and implement seismic processing to best fit business objectives.

2) Work within a team to convey Marathon’s business needs to contractor and ensure technical objectives are met within project time constraints.

3) Work with a combination of in-house software and vendor capabilities to achieve imaging objectives.

4) Provide seismic processing solutions by working with technical teams, operating groups, interdisciplinary teams, and vendors.

Qualifications:
Degree Required:
Bachelors required, advanced degree preferred

Major Discipline Required:
Geophysics

Years Experience Required:
Minimum of 5 Years of seismic processing experience is required

Skills Required:
Ability to do signal processing (land and Marine) and anisotropic depth imaging. Ability to use Paradigm (including GoCad), and SeisSpace.

Knowledge Required:
Knowledge doing signals processing and working with seismic processing/imaging systems

Travel Required (%):
10%

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