Company: Shell
Skills: Geoscientist
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Job Description

The Trinidad and Tobago Exploration Growth team is seeking a geoscientist - with specific strengths in structural geology with stratigraphy who can contribute to the successful identification and maturation of new plays to support a stated strategy to drill to backfill Atlantic LNG /Domestic Gas Markets ".

As the Exploration Geoscientist you will be based in Houston and is offered on a local-terms basis. It represents a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to make a material impact on exploration supporting a strategic asset for RDS. The successful candidate will be working on integrated Exploration projects with associated investment levels up to many millions of dollars and will be expected to exercise influence on the direction and cost efficiency of this work. Initial focus will be on regional studies, new play characterisation and new opportunity identified, closely integrated with the T&T Maturation and various New Business Development teams.

In addition to the above - the role also offers the opportunity to support other exploration ventures in the Caribbean/South America (CASA) region as required on an "enterprise first" model. This allows for broad exposure to a range of settings and plays - and allows key learnings to be quickly captured and implemented across our CASA portfolio.

Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world's growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Advanced university degree in Geoscience (Masters or Ph.D.)
  • 5+ years' experience in exploration geosciences with a strong understanding of structural geology and stratigraphy, proven skills in Lead Identification, Regional Evaluation and Seismic Interpretation.
  • As well as strong analytical skills and the ability to integrate complex datasets, the applicant should have practical experience of the range of exploration activities from stratigraphic and regional studies, lead identification, prospect evaluation and prospect economics
  • A strong technical background in complex structural domains (both extensional and compressional) is required to provide structurally validated seismic interpretations such as 2D balanced and restored sections or 3D reconstructions amongst other requirements.
  • A good working knowledge of clastic depositional systems (particularly in the shelf/slope setting) would be an advantage.
  • It is expected that this person would have developed strong competence in the use of key exploration software and be adept in other tools such as Petrel, ArcGIS/ArcPro and GeoX,


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