Geologist in Oklahoma City, United States

at Devon Energy
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted December 1, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


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The Geologist, under minimal supervision, performs highly complex duties related to detailed mapping projects in various geographic areas. Undertakes simulations, including the evaluation of original pool resource in place, evaluation of current depletion methods, and evaluations of enhanced recovery, for both oil and gas operations. Serves as a part of a Reservoir Studies team and interacts with Reservoir Engineers in their departments to ensure that consistent geological understanding and interpretation. May provide mentorship and direction to less senior staff.
Bachelor's degree in Geology or Geosciences
Requires a minimum of 8 years of related industry experience in Geosciences
Preferred prior experience prospecting in Powder River Basin and the greater Rocky Mountain region
Update and manage the Unconventional Resource inventory database in areas of responsibility
Carry out subsurface technical assessments on potential new or existing unconventional and resource plays and define economic potential
Coordinate with asset and operations personnel to bring techncially justified, investment opportunities from idea to reality
Provide recommendations for and carry out active capital programs including; coring, sampling, testing, drilling, recompletions, etc.
Provide recommendations for land and asset acquisition in new plays; aid and assist in value assessment for end of life projects for divestment.

Oil and Gas Industry Experience Preferred
Practice safe work habits at all times
Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes
Intermediate to advanced level computer skills
Knowledge and ability to apply a variety of subsurface methods; such as, applied regional mapping, geophysical data integration, fluid and pressure prediction, sequence stratigraphic correlation and advanced geomechanical and structural concepts.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Flexible, multi-tasking oriented and able to work independently
Able to think strategically, using imagination and foresight to conceptualize potential problems and the skills to avoid those problems
Experience in horizontal drilling, completion, and simulation technology is preferred
Devon Energy is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Devon Talent Acquisition Team at

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