Geologist - Calgary, Canada

at Progress Energy
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted May 30, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 7


With over 300 employees, we are committed to professional development to build upon the strengths of the team. At Progress we encourage initiative and career growth, and offer a positive, dynamic and challenging working environment.  With a competitive total compensation package and a track record of success, Progress seeks the brightest and most talented professionals in their area of expertise to join our team to meaningfully contribute to the ongoing success of our company.

The Role

Progress is currently seeking a Geologist to join the team in Calgary. Reporting to the Team Lead, Geology, the successful incumbent will interpret and evaluate geological information with a focus on, but not limited to the Montney formation.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Utilize surface and subsurface geotechnical data to generate geologic models through log correlation, cross-section construction, stratigraphic analysis, petrophysical analysis and strong mapping interpretation techniques
  • Coordinate the gathering and acquisition of geological data and well information, evaluating data quality and relevance, ensuring information is current and regularly updated
  • Monitor geological outputs of drilling operations, data analysis and updating correlations and interpretations as necessary
  • Identify opportunities for improvement to support corporate activities and initiatives by researching industry best practices and emerging trends
  • Develop relationships with external professionals and industry colleagues to share information and stay up-to-date on best/ emerging practices and trends impacting activities through various industry associations’ events or publications
  • Convey technical findings in verbal and written forms to cross-technical team members and management

Required Education, Experience and Skills

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology, with a minimum of 7-10 years of oil and gas experience in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin, with an APEGA P.Geo designation
  • Must have proven work experience within unconventional and conventional resources assessment with a solid background in unconventional plays highlighting the individual as well as team success
  • Strong working knowledge and proficiency in digital mapping techniques such as Accumap, GeoScout, and Petra are required. ARC GIS and Petrel would be considered an asset
  • Good understanding of drilling and completion operations and technology
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be able to work independently or as part of a team, take initiative, and demonstrate leadership/mentorship qualities in a fast-paced environment

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