Operations Geologist - Fort Worth

at J MAR & Associates
Location Fort Worth, United States
Date Posted April 5, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Independent oil and gas company involved in exploration, production, and acquisition of unconventional oil and gas reserves seeks an Operations Geologist to join their team. Company offers excellent benefits package.


  • Geo-Steer horizontal well paths on a multi-rig program, make real-time decisions on target changes.
  • Ability to assess viability of recommendations/interpretations from contract Geo-Steerers and mudloggers.
  • Work closely with drilling engineers and land department to ensure that all well objectives are met on time and within budget.
  • Preparation of geologic prognosis and planning proposed wellbore paths.
  • Coordinate and direct geological projects and contractors.
  • Subsurface interpretation, generating maps and cross sections.
  • Use of seismic for well planning, fault avoidance and identification of geologic hazards.
  • Show proactive participation in optimizing field development, workflows and processes.
  • Actively share knowledge with colleagues.


  • Master of Science Degree in Geology.
  • 5+ years geologic operations experience.
  • Horizontal Geo-Steering experience required.
  • Experience with mapping petrophysical and reservoir parameters.
  • Experience with geoscience interpretation software, SMT Kingdom EarthPak, 2d/3d Pak.
  • Highly motivated, effective team player who takes an active role in team responsibilities.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks.
  • Ability to present work and ideas to management.
  • Some travel/wellsite work required.

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