Geologist in Houston, United States

at Marathon Oil
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted June 23, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Basic Information:
Position Title: Geologist I
Org: RP - Integrated Performance - Geological Ops-
Supervisor: Geological Operations Manager
Location: Houston, TX
Vacancies: 1
This position description below in no way states or implies that these are the only duties/functions to be performed by the incumbent.- Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties/functions requested by their supervisor.
Operations Geologists Responsibilities and Duties
Responsibilities and Duties:

Geosteering of horizontal wells in Marathon-s drilling program with the use of LWD technology; monitoring real-time data, providing real-time interpretation, and responsible for adjusting the borehole position real-time ensuring proper wellbore placement
Provide operational support to the field, and oversee geosteering crews, mudlogging, and open-hole logging jobs; oversee all geology related field operations with the drill rigs
Generation of detailed isopach maps, lithofacies maps, structure maps, and cross-sections from well logs, cores, seismic interpretation, surface geology, remote sensing and other geological tools
Generate geological prognoses for new wells
Communicate technical results to team, supervisors and upper management team
Other duties as necessary

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

MS in Geology
A minimum of 2 years of experience in related position
Proficiency in geologic software and geosteering applications (ideally StarSteer, Geographix and ArcGIS), as well as core functions of Microsoft suites
Experience in unconventional reservoirs is required and particular experience in the Anadarko, Eagle Ford, Permian - Delaware and Williston Basins is preferred
Ability to work flexible hours and cover 24/7 horizontal geosteering operations; including nights, weekends and holidays
Excellent interpersonal skills needed for interfacing with all levels of employees within the organization and members of the industry
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or in a collaborative team environment tackling complex subsurface problems and organizing work load
Mentor to other geologists, interns and technicians

Work Schedule:

Position is eligible for the 5/40 or 9/80 work schedule, but must be flexible when business needs dictate while covering 24-hour operations

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether-you're a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You'll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you-need to succeed.
Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.
If you are a current Marathon employee please use the ERP website to submit referrals.
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