Geologist - Midland

at Concho Resources
Location Midland, United States
Date Posted August 15, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent





Midland, TX

Job Summary

This position works in a multi-discipline Asset Team and reports to the Geoscience Lead, Asset Team who in turn, is a direct report to the Asset Manager. The Asset Team is charged with core area value creation through aggressive primary development of identified and growth resources. The position is supported by a highly qualified group of geoscience professionals, including geoscience technicians, geophysicists, a petrophysicist, a petrologist and GeoGraphix database analysts.


  • Generate and/or update maps in assigned area of responsibility using all appropriate data & technologies (including, but not limited to, 2D/3D seismic, production, petrophysical, geochemical and core data) to grow, high-grade and prioritize drilling location inventory
  • Make recommendations to management for the drilling of development and exploitation wells, inclusive of commercial/economic evaluation
  • Coordinate/collaborate with the drilling department on the drilling of development of development and exploitation wells, supporting same with geological prognoses and logging program recommendations
  • Conduct and/or coordinate post-audits on development/exploitation well programs and report results to management
  • Assist in evaluation of 3rd party acreage submittals and/or property acquisitions
  • Monitor industry activity in area of responsibility utilizing public data and industry networks
  • Work closely with Asset Team Lead to acquire acreage on extensions of core area selected for leasehold capital expenditures
  • Work with Asset team members to develop capital budget plans and to track implementation of same


  • Master’s degree in geology or geophysics
  • Experience in development/exploitation related geoscience work with responsibilities similar to above
  • Practical experience with unconventional/resource plays is desired
  • Permian Basin experience a strong positive
  • Familiarity with Landmark GeoGraphix software a plus.
  • Business related course work and/or experience is preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

COG Operating LLC uses e-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.  We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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