Geological Technician in Houston, United States

at ConocoPhillips
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 27, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Geological Technician - 00SB0

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P; company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 16 countries, $70 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,800 employees as of Dec. 31, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,242 MBOED in 2018, and preliminary proved reserves were 5.3 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2018.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.


ConocoPhillips is looking for an experienced and motivated Geological Technician to support the petrophysics, geophysics, reservoir quality, structure, sedimentology and stratigraphy disciplines in the ESOI organization. The role will support the analysis and characterization of both conventional and very low permeability unconventional resource plays (shales, mudstones, siltstones) and new entry opportunities. We desire an individual who has experience working with log, core, and seismic data, and manipulating those datasets through a variety of geotechnical applications.

Responsibilities may include:
Assist in designing, building, and populating searchable database of unconventional rock and log data
Compile, collate, and maintain core analysis data to be utilized and stored in an unconventional rock catalog
Review, edit, and provide quality assurance for data to be entered into databases
Locate and provide quality assurance for petrophysical datasets; log clean-up
Generate Techlog projects, and transform data to and from Petrel Studio to Techlog
Clean up existing network data structure for project
Provide expertise in i-Point and ArcGIS utilization, including database management
Assist in development of a ConocoPhillips proprietary petrographic visualization tool
Build, improve, and maintain thin section, billet, and sample library
Provide SEM image analysis and collocation as needed
Wellcad support, including facilitating integration with other workflows.
Support the global well stress, petromechanics and rock mechanics database
Create maps in ArcGIS to include in searchable database
Provide logistical support for sample handling and coordination
Locate, extract, and condition COP data from database resources
Evaluate external digital rock physics software/code options
Data analytics in Spotfire
Build, create, and update macros in Microsoft Excel, Matlab, and Python for Techlog

Legally authorized to work in the United States
Bachelor's degree in Geology or related field
10+ years of experience in geotechnical support or related fields
Proficient with ArcGIS, Techlog, Matlab, i-Point, Microsoft Office products, Adobe products, Openworks, Geolog/Loglan, and Interactive Petrophysics
Advanced level of proficiency with core analyses and core-log integration for reservoir properties

Advanced integration skills with other subsurface disciplines
Ability work within a technical team
Experience with DSG, Petra, Petrel, Kingdom, Touchstone, and WellCad geologic software packages
Experience with supervised machine learning and data analytics workflows
Excellent social, communication and presentation skills
Experience completing evaluations that have short deadlines and incomplete data
Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of May 4, 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
Organization: GEOSCIENCE
Line of Business: Exploration & Production
Job Posting:Apr 27, 2019, 8:10:48 AM

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