Serica Energy plc Oil & Gas Summer Placement

Geoscience Summer Placement

Location: Aberdeen or London UK AB15 6BY

Position Type: Summer Placement

Date Posted: 7 February 2024

Closing Date: 7 March 2024

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Closing Date
7 March 2024

Department: Subsurface

Reports to: Subsurface Team Lead

Day Rate: Competitive

The Role – Geoscience Summer Placement

This placement is suitable for a final year Geoscience student looking for an opportunity to become part of a multi-discipline Oil and Gas Subsea Subsurface team for a summer placement.


Scopes of work

The successful candidate will work alongside the Serica subsurface team. They will be tasked with carrying out seismic interpretation, well log correlation and petrophysical analysis for prospect evaluation in one of our emerging core areas. The study will culminate in a volumetric and risking assessment of the 5 known  prospects in the area.

With guidance and mentoring from the team, the candidate will use industry standard petrotechnical software (including Petrel, Rose RA, Arc GIS) to carry out the prospect evaluation. The work will be regularly reviewed and will culminate in the candidate presenting the results to the wider team.

Throughout the placement, the candidate will have the opportunity to take part in wider Team meetings  so that they can experience the day-to-day activities of a Subsurface Team within an active North Sea operator.


Essential Qualifications

  • Studying towards a Geoscience Masters Degree.


Your placement with Serica Energy

Serica offer the opportunity to be part of a busy, vibrant working environment with a strong culture rooted in mutual respect and trust.

We are passionate about building an inclusive working environment that attracts and encourages diversity. We want our employees to feel that they can be their true self, we recognise the potential that this unlocks and the value it brings.

We also offer the opportunity to work flexibly.


Serica’s Equal Opportunity statement

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer and conduct our recruitment and selection process in a fair and consistent manner that does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex or sexual orientation. 

Serica will make reasonable adjustments to the role in line with the Equality Act 2010.


Recruitment Process

Please note that due to the high applicant numbers we receive it is unfortunately not always possible to get back to all applicants individually about their application. Candidates who are chosen for interview will be contacted directly.

Following a review of CVs after the application closing date, we will contact individuals an invite them to an interview.  The interview can be arranged in person or be a video call through Microsoft Teams.  Interviews will be scheduled from the beginning of April 2023.  The interview structure will be a mix of questions relating to technical experience and skills related to the role, and behavioural and situational questions. 

If you have any questions about the role, please email recruiting@Serica-Energy.com