Geoscientist in Tulsa, United States

at WPX Energy
Location Tulsa, United States
Date Posted May 31, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


The Williston team is looking for an experienced Geoscientist who will be responsible for running a multiple rig drilling program in the Williston Basin. This position is expected to perform as an individual contributor and work as a member of a team collaborating with and mentoring colleagues. This position will require an integrated approach to analyzing data and producing results that will impact the value of the asset.

Operational responsibilities will include those tasks typically associated with geoprogs, target window, logging program, well plans, hazard reviews, map updates, pre-spud meetings, post-drill data analysis, and daily operations meetings.
Coordination with Drilling, Completions, Reservoir, Land, Regulatory and Production Teams on an as needed basis.
Provide geologic evaluations of key data for optimizing completions.
Work with Team to identify key data requirements and provide technical oversight for such acquisitions.
Responsible for coordinating with the asset exploration, appraisal, and development projects.
Support Planning, Regulatory, and Government Affairs Teams in presenting Operational Plans to government regulatory agencies.
Track industry activity and report trends to management.
Provide expert geologic testimony to State Oil & Gas Commissions or other agencies as needed.
Mapping and integration of different geologic and reservoir characteristics.
Experience with petrophysics and/or geophysics preferred.
Strong proficiency with Petra, SMT or similar applications. Experience with Spotfire and ArcMap a plus.
Previous experience in developing unconventional reservoirs and oversight of multiple rig drilling programs.
Candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills to handle multiple tasks.
Must be self-motivated and must thrive in a closely integrated, multi-disciplined team environment.
Minimum 6 years of relevant experience.
BS Degree in Geology required, MSc Degree in related discipline preferred.
**This position will be filled at a level commensurate with experience**

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