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Compagnie Generale de Geophysique-Veritas

CGGVeritas results from the combination of Compagnie Générale de Géophysique (CGG) and Veritas DGC Inc. (Veritas) in early 2007. Those two companies were pioneers in the advancement of geophysical exploration going back all the way to 1931.Here are a few highlights of the historical steps our Company has taken to become CGGVeritas today:2010s    2011    CGGVeritas celebrates its 80th anniversary.2010    Launch of BroadBand Seismic technology for recording broader bandwidths.2000s    2009    C... Read More

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Research Geophysicist


CGGVeritas is the world's leading international pure-play geophysical company delivering a wide range of technologies, services and equipment to its broad base of customers throughout the global oil and gas industry. With increasing operational capabilities as a result of its new technology and innovative methods, CGGVeritas is now recruiting a:


Job Summary

Start your career with a recognised leader in the geophysical industry.  This is a great time to join CGGVeritas as we drive how our industry’s future is shaped.

Your main focus will be to use seismic data to understand reservoir physics. You will work in a team of world-class research geophysicists and software engineers to create, develop, improve and support cutting-edge reservoir imaging solutions.

As a research geophysicist your primary responsibility will be to contribute to the development of innovative solutions to problems the industry is facing today. You will find ways to better image reservoirs and to identify, understand and to quantitatively analyse changes in reservoirs over time (time-lapse/4D) - all of which creates the information that our clients need.

To do this you may work independently or as part of team, collaborating with other researchers and software developers, locally and globally. You will also interact with clients and with external researchers across the field. You will participate in training courses, for example at CGGVeritas University and through the SEG and EAGE.

Key Job Responsibilities

Develops programs, prototypes or equipment with predefined geophysical or engineering content and specifications.

Participate in the geophysical or engineering validation of the prototype with Senior Advisors and/ or Senior Geophysicist detached to Technology.

Develops his knowledge by reading academic publications, attending technical presentations, workshops, conferences, seminars.

Keeps himself/ herself informed of internal requirements by building close relationships with the PIR Marine, Land processing operations.

Technical presentations for clients.

Prepare technical articles.

Participates, as team member, to the innovation process as to deploy patent policy.


    * PhD in geophysics, physics, mathematics, engineering sciences, or another related technical field.
    * The ability to mathematically analyse scientific problems and to apply the analysis to data.
    * Broad set of scientific interests, including physics (wave propagation), reservoir geophysics and signal processing/inversion methods.
    * Strong motivation to deal with real data, solve practical problems and deliver high end technological products.
    * Coding skills (ideally FORTRAN, C or C++).

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