Geophysicist II Job in Houston, United States

at Marathon Oil
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 5, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Basic Information:
Position Title: Geophysicist


Org: Permian
Supervisor: Geoscience Supervisor

Location: Houston, TX
Vacancies: 1

Marathon Oil Corporation is an independent energy company engaged in exploration and production in the US as well as internationally and has a leasehold position in the Delaware Basin in Southeastern NM. The Company holds acreage in Lea, Eddy and Chaves Counties.
The successful candidate will be part of the Permian Subsurface team responsible for developing Marathon Oil’s assets across the Delaware Basin.  Marathon is rapidly ramping up activity and planning to run a multi-rig program to actively develop this asset, making this an opportunity to work in a very fast paced and rewarding environment. This position will report to the Geoscience Supervisor and will be located in Houston, TX. 

Interpret 2D and 3D seismic data to aid in identification of potential well locations and to provide guidance on geosteering of horizontal wells.
Analyze correlation between various seismic attributes and production to help identify areas to target and avoid.
Integrate results of new wells into interpretations. 
Incorporate learnings from regional studies generated by the Exploration Team into the sub-regional analysis.
Integrate these analyses with other members of the development team in generating Plans of Development for the respective area.
Interface with Integrated Performance Organization on inversion, depth migration, seismic reservoir characterization and microseismic related projects.


Degree: Masters required
Major Discipline: Geophysics preferred
Years’ Experience: Minimum 5+ years of experience in Geophysics preferred.
Travel Required: Up to 20%
Computer Proficiencies: Extensive experience with OpenWorks, including SeisWorks/ DecisionSpace and associated wellbore planning modules, is required.  Intermediate PC skills are required in Microsoft desktop suites.  Experience with Petrel, Geographix, ArcGIS, and onshore data bank software suites is preferred.

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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