Geoscience Specialist — Houston, Texas

at Oxy
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted June 15, 2016
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Geoscience Specialist-00015403

 Reservoir Modeling and Management Team
At Oxy, we are diverse, dynamic and future-focused. We strive to be the best in everything we do and are looking for experienced and motivated individuals to join our team. Our greatest asset has and will continue to be our people.
Ready to make a difference and be rewarded for your contribution?

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual to fill the position of Geoscience Specialist with our Reservoir Modeling and Management (RMM) Team. This position will report to the Manager of RMM and is located in Houston. You will join a group of four other geoscience specialists supporting the business unit Geoscience community of approximately 21 geologists and geophysicists, striving to expedite and optimize the economic recovery of hydrocarbons from secondary and tertiary recovery reservoirs in Permian Basin. If you are interested in joining a fast-paced, action-oriented team, please apply quickly for this position.

Responsibilities include:
• Managing data inflow and outflow of post-stack/pre-stack seismic data and maintaining seismic databases
• Supporting Landmark-Openworks, Petrel, ArcMap (and other) data management tools and databases
• Understanding, manipulating, auditing, loading and maintaining well log data, raster images, scout ticket information, geological field data, seismic navigation/survey data, land data, georeferenced map data, and core data in both electronic and hardcopy formats
• Preparing maps, cross-sections, montages, charts, tables, etc. in hardcopy and electronic formats
• Downloading, compiling, organizing, loading and front-end analysis of well and spatial data into various Geo-platforms, especially Petrel and Petrel Studio
• Creating and manipulating map data, performing technical support, and creating documentation and elements for presentation slides
• Assisting geophysicists, geologists and petrophysicists with database management
• Assisting with post-well and/or project evaluations and competitor analysis


 • High School Diploma required
• Associate Degree in a technical discipline or relevant field of study or Bsc Degree is highly desirable
• A minimum of Five years of industry experience
• Knowledgeable of reservoir and production engineering, geology, and land terminology
• Possess strong skills in PC and workstation-based applications (data management, geological, and engineering) e.g. UNIX, LINUX, Access, Excel, ArcGis Suite, Geographix, Petrel, and Landmark-OpenWorks
• Ability to learn quickly, develop new workflows with minimal supervision
• Creative thinker with a desire to challenge the status quo and conventional thinking with the ability to implement new ideas, processes and technologies
• Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities with the ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations with incomplete information and tight deadlines
• Excellent time management skills with ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently and meet tight deadlines
• Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills with experience working in a multi-disciplinary team environment
• Strong communication skills with ability to effectively share information
• Possess the ability to work some overtime to accommodate fluctuations in workloads



Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status


 - Exploration Support

Primary Location

 - United States-Texas-Houston




 - Full-time

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