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Project Geoscientist – Sedimentologist / Mineralogist

Mon 24 September 2018

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GeoConsulting Robertson – Europe Regional team
Reports to (N+1)


Senior Project Supervisor / Regional Manager




Our Company

CGG ( is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry.


Through its three complementary business divisions of Equipment, Acquisition and Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir (GGR), CGG brings value across all aspects of natural resource exploration and exploitation.


CGG employs over 5,500 people around the world, all with a Passion for Geoscience and working together to deliver the best solutions to its customers.


Job Profile

CGG’s products and services span the breadth of geosciences, from frontier exploration to mature field revitalization. We acquire, process, analyze and manage all forms of geological and geophysical data including seismic, gravity, magnetic and satellite. We help our clients find resources, characterize reservoirs, estimate reserves, place surface facilities, monitor wells, optimize production and increase ultimate recovery. Innovation and teamwork have been cornerstones of our success for more than 80 years.


Founded in 1961, CGG Robertson is renowned for delivering global datasets, knowledge and experience in upstream oil and gas consultancy. Their services range from Non-Exclusive studies to Multi-disciplinary services, are active in all processes relating to the search for, and exploitation of hydrocarbons.


Joining a regional team and reporting to the Regional Manager, the successful candidate will provide geological and/or geophysical interpretations, specifically related to Sedimentology and Mineralogy, research and training for oil and gas companies related to exploration, working within a team.

The candidate must be able to contribute to projects using a range of techniques and processes relating to Sedimentology and Mineralogy. They must have the ability to independently and accurately generate and interpret data and prepare professional reports related to their specific discipline either in the office or at other locations.

The incumbent will undertake core description, facies analysis and depositional modelling as well as conducting petrographic analysis utilising light microscopy, automated mineralogy (QEMSCAN) techniques, SEM and XRD in the assessment of detrital and authigenic mineralogy, phases of diagenesis and controls on reservoir quality.

You will develop mineralogical techniques within the sedimentology discipline and market the QEMSCAN technology and discipline.

There may also be a requirement to undertake on location work such as wellsite or core logging.  This role will require international travel to some extent, and some direct interaction with clients.

Required Education and Experience

The ideal candidate will be educated to BSc level or above in Geology, Geophysics or Geoscience and ideally have a Masters (or above) in a Geoscience subject.

Experience in Oil & Gas consultancy would be desirable along with other language skills.

You will have excellent Microsoft office skills and good knowledge of Mineralogy and / or QEMSCAN techniques.

Skills in wellcad, iDiscover, IC and other industry software would be advantageous.


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