Petrophysicist II - The Woodlands

at Anadarko
Location The Woodlands, United States
Date Posted September 8, 2017
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Job Location:
The Woodlands, TX

Requisition ID:

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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is one of the world's largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies, with corporate offices in The Woodlands, Texas. Anadarko's mission is to deliver a competitive and sustainable rate of return to Shareholders by developing, acquiring and exploring for oil and gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare.

Job Summary

Anadarko is looking for a technically strong, creative, innovative, and motivated Petrophysicist to join our North American Onshore Exploration Team in The Woodlands, TX. The role requires basin-wide to prospect level analysis and seamless integration in a multi-disciplined exploration team to generate and refine investment opportunities. Candidate must have a thorough knowledge of petrophysical applications for the oil and gas industry. This includes a strong geologic background in petroleum system definition across multiple US onshore basins with a preference for a strong understanding of unconventional and tight reservoir systems. Candidate must have exceptional communication skills and business acumen, be able to work well in a multi-disciplinary team, and exhibit integrity, trust and servant leadership.


Two (2) or more years of relevant experience in petrophysical evaluation, unconventional or tight reservoir experience required

Must have a thorough knowledge of petrophysical applications for the oil and gas industry

Able to integrate large, multi-vintage, diverse data sets

Multi-basin experience in both clastic and carbonate reservoirs

Solid technical foundation in geotechnical and petroleum system concepts

Must have excellent communication skills, business acumen, integrity, and servant leadership

Must be able to work and thrive in a collaborative team environment


Provide expertise in data analysis and interpretations from downhole data to quantify rock, fluid, and reservoir properties

Integrate core, production, and historical data types to generate high-quality interpretations

Have broad industry knowledge of calibration procedures, wireline tool responses, log analysis, QC and integration of data from multiple sources

Prepare presentations and effectively communicate results, interpretations, and ideas in the proper geologic and commercial framework

Technically manage, prioritize, and advance projects

Perform other related duties as assigned


Bachelor’s in Petroleum Engineering, or Master’s or PhD Degree in Geology, or related field


This position may be eligible for relocation.

Travel Requirements

Travel will be required up to 10%.

Work Schedule

This position is eligible for the 5/40 or 9/80 work schedule.

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