Petrophysicist I in Houston, United States

at Core Laboratories
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted May 29, 2018
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


The Petrophysicist I is an integral part of the Engineering/Petrophysics team and is responsible for providing the generation of high quality petrophysical analysis and integrating the results with other sub-surface disciplines while gaining the petrophysical skills necessary to become more proficient as a Petrophysicist ll.

Assists Senior Petrophysicists with in-depth well specific and regional petrophysical reservoir studies, including full integration of core & log data.
Provides support and petrophysical evaluation of Unconventional and Conventional reservoirs in siliciclastic, carbonate and fractured reservoirs
Under the direction of Senior Petrophysicist assist, engineers and geologists to develop saturation-height relationships for use in geological and flow simulation models.
Performs reliable industry standard formation evaluation in support of well operations.
Works effectively as a team member, in additional to demonstrating the ability to work and think independently.
Excellent Written & Oral Communication skills.
Bachelors (or higher) Degree in Geology or Geological Engineering required.

Minimum of 1 year of work experience in petrophysical interpretation and/or two years of coursework experience directly related to petrophysics is required.
Good understanding of the general applications and interpretation of wireline and LWD logs. Image data processing and analysis a plus.
Some level of sonic waveform understanding.
Good understanding of basic logging tools (triple combo), response, and calibration
Understanding of core data required for core-calibrated petrophysical analysis and modeling
Able to perform core-calibrated petrophysical modeling using basic rock properties (porosity, permeability, mineralogy, saturations).
Valid driver’s license required.

Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
Must be proactive, demonstrate initiative, take direction, and be a self starter.
Must have a fundamental understanding of petrophysics, be familiar with the use of core data, and manipulating log data using commercial petrophysical log analysis packages.
Handle multiple assignments and effectively prioritize work in a fast paced environment.
Attention to detail is paramount.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell.

The employee may be required to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job is typically performed in a normal office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles in other work areas. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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