Geologist 1, Oklahoma City

at Anadarko
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted April 25, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 2


The successful candidate will be responsible for geologic operations and development tasks during the drilling of wells on Marathon’s acreage in the Anadarko Basin SCOOP Play in Oklahoma.  Projected 2017 plans are to drill approximately 20 wells in SCOOP and continue to increase spud count year over year as infill development continues.  This position will report to the Subsurface Supervisor for the SDT located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.



•Generate correlative, log-based stratigraphic picks and maintain basic digital structure/isochore maps.  Understand the implications of those attributes on drilling hazard avoidance and target identification

•Generate geologic prognoses as part of a development program for new wells and convey/monitor those development plans all the way through well execution.  Collaborate with Land and Engineering groups to ensure projects finish on-time and on-budget

•Operational duties will include, but are not limited to, the identification and setting of intermediate casing, guidance of pilot hole and kick-off operations, and the geosteering of horizontal wells with the use of LWD/MWD technology

•Coordinate efforts of vendors for logging, pilot-hole operations, coring, and mud logging.  Be onsite for pre-spud meetings, logging, and coring operations when necessary

•Scout and monitor offset industry activity




Degree: Bachelors required, Masters preferred

Major Discipline: Geology

Years of Experience Required: Minimum 2 years total industry experience

Travel Required: up to 15%

Computer Proficiencies: Intermediate PC skills are required in Microsoft desktop suites.  Experience with Geosteering Tools (StarSteer) and Geographix are required.  Experience with ArcGIS, Enerdeq, OpenWorks/DecisionSpace recommended

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