Geologist in Lagos, Nigeria

at Fosad Consulting Ltd

Oil & Gas / Mining / Energy
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Company Description

Our client is a major player in the upstream, and downstream segments of the petroleum sector. With a quality portfolio of oil and gas assets in Nigeria, our capabilities extend through upstream (exploration & production and drilling), downstream, trading of oil product, sub-surface engineering and data appraisal for geophysics and petroleum projects.

Job Description

ROLE DESCRIPTION: interpretation of data using geophysical techniques to forecast the location for extraction. Role requires the generation of a structural and sedimentary plan for oil trap identification and exploration.


  • Provide quality interpretations (2D and 3D) and data interpretations and drives workstation skills leading to the generation of well plan for the exploration.
  • Use Landmark Application for seismic interpretation and well log evaluation.
  • Stratworks adoption for the Lithological Correlation and Evaluation of Well formation.
  • Subsurface studies in a variety of Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, and Structural settings for possible yielding zones.
  • Denudation stratification and sedimentation study of the Ajapa field through the available seismic data.
  • Seismic interpretation and wire line logging interpretation.
  • Technique research fields and picking of faults and horizons for more prolific zones.
  • Representation of faulty lines on the map using edit polygon (Fault Polygon).
  • Periodic investigation of the composition, structure, and history of the earth's crust through the collection, examination, measurement, and classification of soils, minerals, rocks, and fossil remains.
  • Surveying and mapping geologically promising sites as well as collecting and recording samples and data from test sites.
  • Analyzing geological data using applicable industry standard software
  • Ascertaining extraction risks and natural disasters such as mud slides, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions, and providing advice on ways in which potential damage can be mitigated.
  • Reservoir characterization and Evaluation of petro physical parameters.
  • Thorough studies and mapping out of prospect, maturation/appraisal and early exploration phase data acquisition and associated operations.
  • Research study on both log data and seismic data of the field in accordance with the instruction of the Supervisor/Head of Department.
  • Interpretation of Horizons, that are annotated and presentation of major faults and Horizons interpretation:
  • Any other task as assigned by the Exploration Manager.



  • Knowledge of a range of sciences and their applications
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers
  • Computer literacy and ability to analyze numerical and graphical data
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of applicable industry standard soft wares eg: Decision Space Cuosciences, Petrel, Seisworks, Stratworks etc
  • Capability in ground and surface water assessment
  • Seismic data interpretation
  • Writing research papers



  • A degree in Petroleum Geology or Geophysics
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in a similar role
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
  • Forecast accuracy in initiating extraction processes.


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