|Location||Anchorage, United States|
|Date Posted||August 3, 2016|
|Min. Years Experience Required||10|
This individual position is EXEMPT from the hiring restrictions. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
The Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas seeks a highly experienced Petroleum Geologist to work in the Resource Evaluation Section. This is a permanent, full-time, Range 26 exempt position located in Anchorage. Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Work with a diverse technical team of geologists, geophysicists, and petroleum engineers to:
- Provide the subsurface foundation for collaborations with unit managers, commercial, leasing, permitting, and royalty accounting staff to develop written recommendations on producing or emerging units, including:
- Applications to form or modify units and participating areas;
- Unit plans of exploration and development;
- Revisions to royalty production allocations (redeterminations) based on analysis of reservoir simulation models;
- Perform volumetric analysis of discovered resources and reserves;
- Further the understanding of petroleum potential in nonproducing and emerging areas of Alaska;
- Provide geologic guidance regarding terms and conditions for areawide lease sale and exploration license proposals;
- Evaluate oil and gas prospectivity of proposed land selections, relinquishments, and trades throughout Alaska;
- Provide sound technical information to the offices of the director, commissioner, governor, and legislative bodies;
- Conduct industry outreach to promote exploration and development of Alaska's petroleum resources; respond to requests for technical information from other agencies, organizations, and individuals;
- Collaborate with Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys and U.S. Geological Survey geologists on Alaska petroleum systems studies and oil and gas resource assessments
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
- Expert knowledge of petroleum exploration and development methods, preferably with greater than 10 years' experience working Alaskan basins or fields;
- Proficiency using subsurface mapping and interpretation workstation environments and digital databases;
- Effective time management skills, including the ability to advance multiple projects in parallel;
- Strong internal motivation, critical thinking, and an eagerness for continuous learning;
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills;
- Commitment to teamwork and effective collaboration;
- Familiarity with Alaska oil and gas statutes and regulations;
- Adaptability and leadership potential
This is an exempt position - See specific job posting for additional information.
Additional Required Information
Bachelor of Science in geoscience from a four year accredited institution required, graduate level degree(s) in geology strongly preferred; plus 10 years' experience in or working with the oil and gas industry in exploration and development, preferably in Alaska.
Notice to Applicant:
Interested persons are encouraged to submit a resume with a complete work history and a writing sample by 5:00 p.m. on August 12, 2016. Materials may be submitted by mail to: Brenda Muller, Admin Operations Manager, Division of Oil & Gas, 550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1100, Anchorage, AK 99501 or emailed firstname.lastname@example.org.
For specific information in reference to the position please contact the Administrative Operations Manager at the following:
Name: Brenda Muller
Phone: (907) 269-8820
Fax: (907) 269-8939