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TOTAL E&P UK Limited is proud of its international reputation for excellence in the field of geosciences. Active in the areas of petroleum exploration, development and production and with a strong heritage in Research and Development, TOTAL is committed to innovation and to pushing back technical boundaries.

Through our geoscience research activities we aim to keep the company ahead of the competition in developing emerging technologies. Geosciences play a central role in delivering our ambitious business strategy and the resulting sustainable growth.

Working with professionals in Geology, Reservoir and Geophysics and collaborating closely with other TOTAL Group research centres, academia, professional institutions and with our partners to develop and advance new technologies, these roles offers an excellent opportunity for a developing professional to build on their knowledge and capabilities.

TOTAL can offer the successful applicant an unrivalled environment in which to further develop technical and professional skills, underpinned by a genuine commitment to training and development. Working in multicultural teams with leading professionals in their fields, the successful applicant will be given the opportunity to learn French and will be considered for international assignments.

We have three general positions based on the three main areas of research we undertake in the GRC:

We are always interested to hear from the right people, and would encourage applicants demonstrating academic excellence and professional success to contact us for more information.

Research Geologist

Typically your profile will include:

First degree in Earth Sciences or related discipline at 1st or 2.1 Hons level with related MSc and preferably a PhD.

• Ideally 1-2 years’ relevant experience in reservoir geology

 

• Highly developed skills in reservoir characterization and computer based earth modelling

• Excellent report writing and presentation skills

• Self reliant and able to engage effectively with others

• Capable of building and utilising a network of contacts

• Able to work to tight deadlines without compromising the quality of work produced

• Energy, enthusiasm and desire to learn and progress

• Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams

• Innovative thinker with the ability to identify opportunities and see the business potential

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Research Geophysicist

Typically your profile will include:

First degree in Earth Sciences at 1st or 2.1 Hons level with related MSc and preferably a PhD.

 

• Ideally 1-2 years' relevant experience that includes the development and application of innovative approaches in geophysics

• Good understanding of some, or all, of elastic wave theory and modelling, inversion, signal/seismic data processing and numerical analysis

• Strong programming skills, ideally including C++

• Excellent report writing and presentation skills

• Self reliance and ability to engage effectively with others

• Capability to build and use a network of contacts

• Ability to work to tight deadlines without compromising the quality of work produced

• Energy, enthusiasm and desire to learn and progress

• Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams

• A track record of innovative thinking with the ability to identify opportunities and see the business potential

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Research Reservoir Engineer

Typically your profile will include:

First degree in Reservoir Engineering or related discipline at 1st or 2.1 Hons level with related MSc and preferably a PhD.

 

• Ideally 1-2 years’ relevant experience in reservoir engineering

• Highly developed skills in reservoir simulation and fluid dynamics

• A keen interest in testing new ideas through the development of research software

• Excellent report writing and presentation skills

• Self reliance and ability to engage effectively with others

• Capability to build and use a network of contacts

• Ability to work to tight deadlines without compromising the quality of work produced

• Energy, enthusiasm and desire to learn and progress

• Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams

• A track record of innovative thinking with the ability to identify opportunities and see the business potential

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