Experienced seismic processing geophysicist |

  • Full Time
  • France

Total Energies

Job Description

TotalEnergies has created a new entity, OneTech, which combines all the corporate departments related to technical issues or R&D at our different segments (Exploration & Production, Refining & Chemical, Marketing & Services and Gas, Renewables & Power). With a 3,400-strong workforce, OneTech is split into three hubs: an Industrial Hub supporting the Company’s expansion in gas, renewables, electricity and carbon emissions reduction, a Research & Development Hub which will pool all of TotalEnergies’ research activities to anticipate the Company’s transformation, by giving priority to the low-carbon mix and a Support Hub which provides expertise and technical support to the TotalEnergies affiliates and business units worldwide. By integrating all the Company’s technical and R&D expertise in a single entity, OneTech becomes one of the pillars of TotalEnergies’ transformation into a multi energy company.
TotalEnergies is looking for an Experienced seismic processing geophysicist. Whitin the Geophysics Imaging & Characterization department, you will contribute to the exploration & development effort and optimization of our assets through state-of-the-art subsurface imaging in challenging environment with complex overburden and subtle traps. You will work within the seismic acquisition and processing team in close connection with specialists of the Geophysics discipline: seismic acquisition, processing, imaging, AVO, Reservoir Characterization, monitoring, passive seismic and non-seismic methods. Your role will be primarily to supervise and perform processing projects, but you will be involved in acquisition projects too.
This position is in Pau.

As an Experienced Seismic processing geophysicist, you will:

  • Design & contribute to the definition of projects & scope of work in cooperation with our stakeholders
  • Perform hands-on signal processing & QC, and/or seismic imaging, of seismic datasets in terms of quality, deadlines, and costs
  • Supervise seismic processing carried out externally by various seismic processing & imaging contractors, optimizing quality, deadlines & costs and managing communication with clients
  • Manage multiple projects autonomously & simultaneously
  • Contribute to the evolution of the R&D tools with research teams 
  • Follow up & monitor technology evolution of contractor & peer/partner operations
  • Liaise with seismic acquisition colleagues & support operations ensuring optimum fit-for-purpose data quality is provided safely
  • Promote main results of your activity internally and externally at all levels
  • Contribute to Asset Team JV Partner meetings & workshops as requested / required.
  • Support, mentor & train (on-the-job) all junior members of the team.

The position holder, in cooperation with his Team Leader / Processing or Imaging Specialist, will also occasionally be involved in other activities: tenders, selection and following of contractors, improvement of methodological studies and knowledge management in acquisition and/or processing (market development and mentoring)

Candidate profile

Profile :

  • Diploma : MSc. Or PhD in Physics or Geophysics or any other relevant scientific disciplines with a solid base in Physics, Maths and Geology
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in production (or R&D) seismic processing & imaging. Knowledge of acquisition & contractual procedures is a plus
  • Fluent in English, French nice to have


General Geoscience & Reservoir Responsab

Region, department, area

64 – Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Employment type

Regular position

Experience level required

Minimum 6 years, Minimum 10 years, Minimum 15 years, Minimum 20 years

About us / company profile


TotalEnergies, a broad energy company

TotalEnergies is a broad energy company that produces and markets fuels, natural gas and electricity. Our 100,000 employees are committed to better energy that is more affordable, more reliable, cleaner and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, our ambition is to become the responsible energy major.

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