Eagle Ford Implementation Geologist in Houston, United States

at ConocoPhillips
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 29, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


The Eagle Ford team is looking for a geoscientist to build, plan and execute the development program. The Eagle Ford, located in South Texas, is a premier unconventional play in ConocoPhillips’ portfolio. The asset is an active program in Lower 48 with six drilling rigs currently in the area, with plans to continue growing. Recently production was over 200M net BOEPD. This horizontal development will span over 200,000 acres. The successful candidate will work with all functions of the organization in a legacy asset with high activity and technical advancements.

Responsibilities may include:

Coordinate development efforts in assigned areas within a multi-discipline team that includes Land, Drilling, Completions, Regulatory, Surface Land, Operations Geology, and Facilities, gaining approval and implementing development plans including staking, well planning, execution and post well evaluations
Together with reservoir engineer, responsible for maintaining and optimizing long term plan of development to maximize value for assigned areas including identifying Land/BD opportunities
Build and maintain a drilling inventory that is prioritized and vetted through multi-discipline team to focus on value, production, land obligations and infrastructure capability
Develop detailed well plans to maximize the value and fully support an aggressive drilling program
Integrate 3D seismic into well planning, formation tops prediction, and identifying drilling hazards
Provide geological support as needed to Operations Geologists during drilling operations
Participate in an unconventional multi-disciplinary team performing subsurface technical evaluations to optimize development in the Eagle Ford asset
Stay abreast of organizational learnings and recommendations and integrate into drilling programs
Consistently seek ways to improve efficiency and solve difficult problems by taking appropriate technical and financial risks in execution and planning phases of the development program
Collaboration with other Implementation teams as well as Reservoir Characterization to efficiently transfer information as the program developments
Provide support to continuous improvement efforts in both the execution and planning phases of the business plan
Provide support to additional projects such as A&D; efforts, competitor analysis, or special technical studies as necessary (ex: Basal Austin Chalk, Salt Water Disposal, etc)



Legally authorized to work in the United States
Master's degree or higher in Geoscience
1+ years of geoscience related experience

Ability to keep pace with an active drilling program and react to the dynamics as information changes our development strategy
Experience with unconventional resource plays in L48
Initiative to work without constant supervision
Analyzes stakeholder needs, global, political, and market trends to understand how they shape the future and impact our business results
Understands how key financial and quantitative indicators impact the business
Builds strong relationships based on trust and seeks opportunities to collaborate across the matrix/organizational boundaries to achieve business goals

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions, attaching your resume with transcripts, and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of May 3, 2019.
Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
Job Function: Geosciences
Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level
Line of Business: Exploration & Production
Job Posting:Apr 29, 2019, 2:36:08 PM

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