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Occidental Petroleum Sr Geophysicist in Muscat, Oman

Title: Sr Geophysicist Location: Oman-Muscat-Al Ghubra Other Locations:


The Senior Geophysicist will be responsible to provide exploration geophysical support for OXY Blocks.

The Senior Geophysicist responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Structural and stratigraphic seismic interpretation.

  • Concept, play and prospect identification, generation and evaluation.

  • Screen, evaluate and recommend participation in external opportunities.

  • Monitor seismic acquisition operations.

  • Mentoring of young geophysicists.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Geophysics or any related discipline.

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience as a geophysicist in the Oil & Gas industry.

  • Must have exploration geophysics experience.

  • Advanced knowledge in prospect generation and evaluation.

  • Advanced knowledge in integrating geological and geophysical data.

  • Proficient in application of seismic sequence stratigraphy.

  • Interpretation skills in 2D & 3D seismic (Landmark software).

  • Knowledge of seismic acquisition and processing techniques.

  • Strong communication & presentation skills both verbal and written.

  • Good PC skills.