Geoscientist - Mexico in Houston, United States

at Fieldwood Energy LLC
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted February 21, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


While only founded in 2013, Fieldwood’s significant footprint in the Gulf of Mexico includes interests in approximately 400 offshore blocks on the shelf and in deepwater, covering two million gross acres, and 1,000 wells. In addition to our U.S. presence, Fieldwood is also the operator of fields in Mexico’s Bay of Campeche. We are one of the largest operators in the Gulf of Mexico, a region that is our heritage and an integral part of our DNA. We strive to be the best in the Gulf of Mexico, period.

As members of the Fieldwood family, we have high expectations for both company and personal performance. We look for team members that are doers, builders, and seekers of excellence. We seek collaborators that creatively, and respectfully, solve problems together. We want people of integrity that possess an inherent grit and take pride in doing the right thing.

The successful candidate for this opportunity will play a key role in the company's success by performing the below duties and responsibilities.
Establish and promote safety and environmental performance expectations with employees and contractors in accordance with the Company’s safety policies and Safe + Sound initiative.
Perform detailed reservoir mapping by integrating subsurface data, petro-physical data and seismic interpretations
Generate reservoir maps for reserve determination and validation by auditors
Develop, initiate, and implement a multi well drilling program
Actively monitor and advise drilling operations as it relates to casing points, and conventional coring
Collaborate with Reservoir Engineers, Geophysicist, Production Engineers, Facilities Engineers and Petrophysicist.
Assist in developing a comprehensive reservoir model
Assess exploration and development risk to determine reserves potential
Generate new well plans
Will assist in integrating core data and log data
Seismic interpretation
Well planning as it relates to cost and budgets
B.S. in Geology or related field required; Master’s preferred
10+ years’ industry experience required
Cross trained in Geophysics and Geology
Carbonate experience required
Proficiency in Spanish is a Plus
Proficiency on a SMT workstations preferred
Ability to integrate and synthesize seismic interpretation to geologic model
Solid background in Geology as it relates to drilling operations
Proficiency in well log correlation
Creative problem solver with a verifiable track record of success
History of drilling successful wells
Ability to embrace new technologies, meet emerging market demands, respond effectively to changing conditions, apply continuous improvement techniques and create new business opportunities

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