Geological Advisor in Houston, United States

at Murphy Oil
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 10, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


At Murphy Oil Corporation, we believe the rich experiences and backgrounds of our employees strengthen our Company, create a productive workforce, and drive our success. We encourage you to apply for the positions for which you meet the qualifications.
Work Schedule : USA - 9 hrs / day - 4 hrs on Fri

Company : Murphy Expl & Prod Co - USA

Division : Offshore Operations

Worksite : Houston - 0329

Location : Houston, Texas
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a record of varied technical exposure to many global basins & petroleum systems with career focus to date in the Gulf of Mexico.
The position requires a self-starter, comfortable in a fast-paced environment and proficient in using seismic interpretation to build 3D models using Petrel, recommend new and infill wells in a producing field, and incorporating multi-disciplinary data.
The candidate will be experienced in well planning, justification and drilling execution with a demonstrated ability to work across disciplines including Drilling, Sub-surface and Regulatory. An ability and willingness to provide operational support while drilling is required.
A demonstrated proficiency in Petrel is required. A firm understanding of geologic models for resource/reserve estimation and well trajectory planning is also required. Should have the ability to apply quantitative analysis techniques, such as paleo-geography, sequence stratigraphy, geostatistics, risk analysis, AVO analysis and seismic inversion to identify and optimize development of infield hydrocarbon potential. Experience with basin modeling and petroleum systems is a plus. Experience in modifying geological models to accommodate reservoir engineering history matching information is also a plus.
Candidates with a demonstrated track record of field development in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico will be advantaged.
A demonstrated ability to construct field models, document their results and develop a concise supporting presentation to clearly communicate recommendations to upper Management is required.
Candidates must structure and coordinate technical interactions with partners and internal stakeholders to ensure alignment in delivery of business goals.

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