Development Geoscientist - Zama in Houston, United States

at Talos Energy Operating Company LLC
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted May 9, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


This position will be responsible for the following activities for appraisal and development planning of the Zama field:
Monitor and manage cuttings, core, and fluid studies. QC technical deliverables from vendors. Ensure that reports and data are distributed to JV partners. Recommend and execute additional studies as appropriate.
Prepare reports, data, and sample submission to CNH; including any submissions arising from the Zama appraisal campaign.
Prepare geologic displays (maps, cross sections, etc.) from existing interpretations and models.
Gather/provide input data for geomodelling efforts, as needed. With the Senior Geoscientist, advise the geomodeller on reservoir architecture and facies distributions.
Evaluate secondary reservoirs and additional areas of interest within the Zama Appraisal Area.
Assist in preparing Zama Development Plan.
Assist in preparing reserves and resources documentation (presentations and reports).
Support Zama Project Team as requested.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a professional petroleum geoscientist
Experience with conventional development projects strongly preferred
Experience in Offshore Gulf of Mexico preferred.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in geology, geological engineering, or geophysics; Master’s degree or higher preferred

Proficiency with Petrel strongly preferred. Experience with Landmark or SMT beneficial.
Basic familiarity with petrophysical analysis, reservoir description, and resource estimation
Ability to build strong working relationships with internal staff, consultants, and vendors
Effective communication, both orally and in writing
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Creativity, strong problem solving skills, and ability to work in situations of uncertainty
Strong sense of integrity and the ability to deal with ethical situations effectively
Willingness to work a flexible schedule

None required for this position
Employee must be able to sit for extended periods and have use of arms and hands in repetitive motion. A fair amount of standing and walking is also required for the position.
Ability to travel without limitation less than 20 percent

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work assigned to this job, but are not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
Bachelor's Degree in geology, geological engineering or geophysics
5 year(s): Minimum 5 years' experience a petroleum geoscientist
Bachelors or better in Geophysics or related field
Bachelors or better in Geology or related field
Bachelors or better in Geological Science or related field
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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