Petrophysicist in Houston, United States

at Occidental Petroleum
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted June 14, 2018
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Oxy is a growing, action-oriented exploration and production company continually working to be one of industry’s best. Our success has and will continue to be dependent upon our talented workforce. We are currently looking for experienced, motivated, creative and entrepreneurial individuals to fill a Petrophysicist position on our International Exploration team. This position will report to the regional International Exploration Manager and will be located in Houston.

You will be part of an integrated team of highly qualified geoscientists, geophysicists, petrophysicists, and technicians tasked with identifying play concepts and generating prospects for our assets globally. As part of the exploration team, the successful candidate will support a variety of international projects focused on evaluation of conventional and unconventional reservoirs.

Oxy is looking for highly motivated individuals with the qualifications indicated below. If you are interested in joining a fast paced, action-oriented team, please apply for this position.

Responsibilities include:

Provide petrophysical support for exploration and evaluation projects.Work across functional teams sharing best practices knowledge of evaluation processes.Demonstrate understanding and proven track record in conventional and unconventional petrophysical analytical techniques.Provide guidance and expert advice in advanced core analysis.Work closely with geologists and geophysicists.
BS degree or higher in a Geoscience or Engineering discipline.10 or more years of Petrophysical Engineering industry experience.Knowledge of major Petrophysical software packages applied in the industry for well and reservoir interpretation (e.g. IP, Recall, Openworks, Emeraude).Must be current with the latest industry tools and petrophysical interpretation techniques working with both clastic and carbonate reservoir systems.Familiarity with methods of core retrieval, handling, and competent in the design of conventional and special core analysis programs.Knowledgeable in petrophysical and geological analysis with a focus on core log data integration.Must be willing to work in integrated teams and have the ability to interact effectively with geoscientists.Image log processing and interpretation skills desirableStrong rock mechanics background. Experience in evaluation of unconventional reservoir rocks is desirable.Strong mentoring and collaborative skills.Possess organizational skills. Good presentation and communication skills, written and verbal.

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status

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