Petrophysicist in Houston, United States

at Hilcorp Energy Company
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted May 11, 2018
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Hilcorp, founded in 1989, is one of the largest privately-held oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States and is the largest oil producer in Louisiana. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Hilcorp has over 1,825 employees in multiple operating areas including the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana, the Northeast United States, Wyoming, New Mexico and Alaska's Cook Inlet and North Slope. Our formula is to grow the company by leveraging our core competencies and operational expertise. Our proficiency in these key areas has resulted in significant growth over the last several years. Hilcorp is consistently acknowledged for its culture, values and ethics. In fact we have been recognized by multiple, local and national, publications as one of the best places in America to work. Hilcorp has also been commended for its unique programs that foster charitable giving by its employees and our emphasis on partnering with the communities in which we operate. We take great pride in our accomplishments and strive to maintain a culture that will allow for continued growth.

Hilcorp Energy is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.
Keep current with the latest petrophysical tools and technologies and disseminate the learnings to the geoscience & engineering staff
Integration of log/core data into petrophysical models
Conduct well log analysis/interpretation. IP platform experience is preferred.
Work with team members to specify data acquisition requirements
Wireline, LWD, Core Analysis contractor selection support
Well data management
Provide remote and/or on-site supervision of well logging operations
Coordination of routine and special core analysis
Definition of net pay criteria
Petrophysical input to geological analysis
Assist team members with the integration of the results of new well data into reservoir models and reserve analyses
Petrophysical modeling to estimate hydrocarbon column heights
Participation in defining and executing evaluation strategies and programs
Understanding and applying uncertainty/risk analysis to help characterize reservoir uncertainty
Handle both operational Petrophysics for drilling wells and project Petrophysics
Adheres to the company’s values – integrity, ownership, urgency, alignment and innovation.
Supports company vision and mission.
Adheres to established work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings
Maintains employee confidence and protects company assets, including intellectual property, by keeping information confidential.
Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks and contributing to goals as needed
Other duties as assigned by management.
Five (5) years minimum experience in in petrophysics
Excellent skills in petrophysical interpretation including integration of log and core data sets and formation evaluation of carbonates, clastics and shaly sands.
Experience in both conventional and unconventional plays.
Thorough understanding of Petrophysics, wireline logs, LWD, core analysis and fluid properties.
Experience in formation evaluation program design
Operational experience in both open and cased hole log data acquisition
Experience in rock mechanics for hydraulic fracture design
Strong multi-disciplinary integration capability
Ability accurately solve problems.
Ability to make valuable contribution to team goals and objectives.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public.
Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with specific ability to translate complex information into an organized and presentable manner.
Project management, administrative, and organizational skills.
Proficiency in the use and application of the following software:
Required: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).

Preferred: Strong working knowledge of geologic/geophysic database management.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year university or college with a degree in Engineering, Physical Sciences or related field.
Preferred: Master’s Degree in engineering, physical sciences or related field from an accredited university.

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