Geologist in Houston, United States

at EP Energy
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted December 17, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


EP Energy is looking for a Geologist to work our development property areas. This position will report to the VP - Geoscience. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

Technical analysis of field development plans for the field assets, operational geology including field development, well plan development, geosteering oversite, evaluation of regional unconventional and conventional play reservoirs utilizing basin analysis skill sets.
The candidate will work in a collaborative team environment consisting of Geologists, Reservoir Engineers, Operations Engineers, Completion Engineers, Drilling Engineers, Landmen and Regulatory personnel.
The individual will be expected to handle all aspects of designated projects, set realistic goals and have information and recommendations made within specified timeframes.
The candidate will be required to present projects and recommendations to executive management and work closely with other technical teams to implement projects while also demonstrating a working knowledge of broader business issues.


Bachelors Degree or better in Geological Engineering.
Masters Degree or better in Geology.

8-10 years: E&P; industry experience (staff level).
5 years: E&P; industry experience (senior level).
Onshore US resource and conventional play experience preferred.
Adept in well log correlation, subsurface mapping and geosteering are required.
Knowledge of basic sequence stratigraphy, geochem and rock mechanics concepts
Current experience with geophysical and geological interpretation software. Landmark DecisionSpace a plus but not a requirement.
Interact and frequently consult with colleagues and peers in other departments while at times seeking relevant, differing points of view and work with others to achieve best results for the organization.
Evaluate and prioritize new drill inventory, recompletions and workovers.
Team with others to perform in inter-disciplinary integrated field studies.
Able to be flexible, adaptable, and responsive to shifts in priorities.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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