Deepwater Wellsite Geologist in Houston, United States

at Chevron
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted May 19, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources.
Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Deepwater Wellsite Geologist through June 10, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
Residency in the Houston area is not required.
Requisition ID#401234
The G&G Operations Wellsite Geologist (WSG) oversees and manages all geoscience data acquisition & reporting at the wellsite (paleo, mudlogging, LWD & wireline acquisition, geochem sampling, core handling) and advises drilling on geologic related interpretations that impact the drilling plan.  The WSG handles communication of G&G data between the rigsite & the Integrated Project Team.  The WSG generates independent daily Geologic reports, produces cuttings analysis and/show analysis, pore pressure analysis, end-of-well reports, coordinates sample logistics, and may provide mentoring to other, less experienced WSG's. 
The schedule is rotational 14/14, with deployment from the New Orleans area.  Individuals work a daily 12 - hour tour, with some extension of that time to handle meetings and ancillary communications, or other duties as required. Residency in the Houston area is not required. Candidate must undergo fit for duty medical exam, functional capacity exam.   
Required Qualifications:

Minimum of a BSc degree in Earth Sciences
Minimum of 10 years of Deepwater wellsite experience
Previous work experience in all aspects of wellsite geology in deepwater wells
Experience in clastic sample description
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is expected and required in order to fulfill job responsibilities
Candidate must be able to obtain U.S. Coast Guard Letter of Determination and TWIC.
Occasional travel for rotational shifts in the Houston office. 
Must be able to pass Rig Pass/Rig Safe class and complete Tropical Helicopter Underwater Evaluation Training (T-HUET) every four years. 
Must be willing and able to work a 14/14 rotational shift.

Preferred Qualifcations

Experience with Drillworks Predict for real time pore pressure analysis or other comparable software such as Rok Doc, GeoLog and TechLog.
Experience with carbonate sample description
Previous work experience with Deepwater Gulf of Mexico well site geology
Previous supervision of mudlogging, LWD, Wireline logging, and core acquisition and handling activities
Additional experience in Geologic Operations, Petrophysics, Geochemistry or other geoscience specialties is a plus

 Relocation Options:

Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.
Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

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