Monday, May 19, 2008

Jobs for Geoscientists at Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited


Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) is a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation and one of the largest oil producers in Nigeria. With a long and established history of operations, the company’s oil & natural gas production activities is a major source of revenue for the Nigerian government and economy.

As a result of organizational growth and the associated opportunities within the Geoscience function, career opportunities exist for ambitious and results oriented individuals

We are recruiting superior caliber Trainee Geoscientists & Experienced/Specialist Geoscience professionals with the highest standards of integrity, capacity for hard work, ability to build strong working relationships and effectively interact in a multi-cultural environment

The successful candidate must have clear understanding of basic Geoscience concepts and principles as well as be self motivated with the ability to make effective individual contributions within a functional team. No previous experience required, but demonstrated ability to learn and integrate quickly is an advantage
The Ideal candidate must fit the following profile
MSC degree in Geoscience (Geology or Geophysics) Candidates expecting to obtain a Maters Degree by October 2008 may also apply
BSc with a minimum of second class upper in geoscience (geology or geophysics) and possess NYSC discharge or exemption certificate
The successful candidates will undergo an 2-3 years training program in various geoscience skill areas. The training will be on the job and will prepare the individuals for assignments in any designated aspect of petroleum exploration and production anywhere in Nigeria

The successful candidate must demonstrate strong technical competencies, possess the ability to communicate effectively and be expected to set and meet high standards
The ideal candidate must fit the profile;
MSc degree in Geoscience (Geology or Geophysics) with a minimum second class upper BSc degree
Competent/Expert skill in formation evaluation or Geophysical Applications
A minimum of 5 continuous years of relevant industry experience
Must possess NYSC discharge certificate or exemption certificate
The candidate must be able to independently interpret and integrate geophysical, geological, petrophysical and engineering data in order to optimize well locations and maximize assets. Experience in 3D seismic interpretation (Unix workstation) is therefore a pre-requisite

This position offers excellent career opportunities and attracts competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with what is obtainable in the Upstream Oil & Gas industry

If you meet the requirements listed for this position and you are interested in pursuing a career with our company, please visit



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