Geologist - Thermal in Bakersfield, United States

at California Resources Corporation
Location Bakersfield, United States
Date Posted June 11, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) is a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company and the largest oil and natural gas producer in California on a gross-operated basis. We operate our world-class resource base exclusively within the State of California, applying complementary and integrated infrastructure to gather, process and market our production. Using advanced technology, CRC’s workforce of approximately 4,000 employees and contractors focuses on safely and responsibly supplying affordable energy for California by Californians.
The CRC Thermal Operations Team is seeking to fill a Geologist position to support our Heavy Oil California operations. The position will be located out of our Bakersfield, CA location.
Integrate and interpret multiple geologic, geophysical and petrophysical parameters into a concise geologic model to develop assets.
Responsible for the expansion and development of our existing Heavy Oil plays, as well as the generation of new oil and gas prospects across the San Joaquin basin
Utilize surface and subsurface data to generate geologic models through log analysis and correlation, cross-section construction, stratigraphic analysis, geophysical / petrophysical analysis and strong mapping techniques.
Expand and refine interpretations in existing plays and field as well as generate new play concepts.
Utilize paper, raster and digital data sets with an expert ability to incorporate all data into a concise and defendable interpretation.
Effectively utilize advanced geotechnical software tools in the interpretation process.
Convey technical findings through oral and written presentation to cross-technical teammates as well as upper management.
Evaluate acquisition and divestiture opportunities.
Mentor other less experience geologists as needed.
Work in a collaborative multi-disciplined environment incorporating a wide variety of data from various sources to develop a team driven interpretation
Required qualifications:
Master's Degree from an accredited university or college with a degree in geology.
7+ years of proven ability to incorporate geology and engineering data to determine development locations and reservoir evaluation.
Preferred qualifications:
Proficiency in surveillance and tracking software such as DSS, XSPOC, Openwells or industry equivalents.
Waterflood/and or Steamflood grass roots development and injection survey interpretation.
Experience with regulatory reporting and permitting associated with Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program requirements.
CRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

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