Repsol Services Company

Senior Exploration Geoscientist, GoM and Mexico

US-TX-The Woodlands
1 month ago
# of Openings
Exploration Geosciences


Repsol is one of the top companies in the oil and gas industry. We are present across the entire value chain: exploration and production, transformation, development, and marketing of energy that is efficient, sustainable, and competitive for millions of people. 


Our corporate headquarters are located in Madrid, Spain. We operate in over 37 countries, distributing and selling our products across 90 countries with a diverse and multidisciplinary team comprising over 24,000 people of 84 nationalities worldwide.


In the U.S., Repsol has exploration and production assets in the Gulf of Mexico, the Marcellus shale in Pennsylvania, the Eagle Ford shale in South Texas, the Midcontinet in Oklahoma and Kansas, the North Slope in Alaska and the Trenton-Black River in New York. 


The Senior Exploration Geoscientist will be working as part of the Exploration GoM and Mexico Team evaluating the current portfolio, including new opportunities in both US offshore GoM and Mexico onshore and offshore areas. Responsibilities within the exploration team will include: seismic interpretation and mapping, technical geophysical evaluation, including predrill seismic interpretation and mapping, volumetrics, risking, well-to-seismic analysis while drilling, post-well seismic reinterpretation. The Senior Geophysicist will assist in identifying and maturing prospects to “drill worthy” status, overseeing drilling operations, evaluating post-well results, and appraising discoveries. Additional responsibilities may include presenting technical work both internally and externally.


  • Performing integrated 2D/3D seismic interpretation and prospect identification in offshore GoM and Mexico areas.
  • Mapping Regional to Sub regional plays.
  • Providing prospect maturation from lead and concept through to drillable prospect status.
  • Participating in Farm In/Farm Out Opportunities and support technical assessments and recommendations to management.
  • Actively participating in 3D depth seismic reprocessing with the Repsol Geophysics Team.
  • Evaluating appropriate geophysical techniques and applications for project and reservoir characterization for the company’s potential and current assets.
  • Participating on the interpretation of rock properties, log data and seismic data, reservoir characterization through quantitative inversion processes and prospect evaluation using seismic and non-seismic techniques.


  • The legal authorization to work in the US for any US employer.
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Geosciences with preferred emphasis on geophysics.
    • A Bachelor’s degree with strong relevant experience will also be considered.
  • A minimum of 10 years of seismic interpretation experience in a petroleum exploration environment. Preferably 5+ years interpretation experience in GoM or similar Salt Basins
  • Experience with seismic calibration, quantitative interpretation studies and techniques, seismic inversion, attribute techniques, and the use of rock property and quantitative interpretation software such as Hampson-Russell, Stratimagic, Voxelgeo or similar.
  • High motivation, pragmatism and flexibility to adapt work practices to meet aggressive project timelines providing high quality work products.
  • The willingness and ability to support the development of less experienced team members.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, with specific ability to translate complex information into an organized & presentable manner.

Repsol is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


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