Principal Structural Geologist (Salt Tectonics) - Houston, TX in Houston, United States

at Shell
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted November 5, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Job Description
As a deep-water exploration geologist, the focus will be working with the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM) hydrocarbon plays. The position is primarily a salt tectonic specialist role that is accountable for building, improving and communicating industry-leading solutions to complex salt-involved problems at a prospect, play and basin scale. The role will involve working with geophysical, technology and imaging experts to propose and support seismic reprocessing work plans for both drill-site maturation and wider portfolio growth. This position will maintain HSSE ‘Goal Zero’ as a Shell standard.

Country of Work LocationUnited States
City, State (if applicable)
Houston, Texas
Work LocationHouston
Company Description
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

MSc or PhD Degree Geology is required.
Must have over 15 years of experience with deep water exploration in the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM).
Significant experience with salt tectonic analysis is required.
Experience with ArcGIS, seismic interpretation software, seismic imaging and reprocessing complex 2D and 3D seismic datasets are required.
Must have expertise in play-based exploration methods and building geological models to support new opportunity capture.
Experience in Brazil, Angola, Gabon, Mexico, Canada & NW Africa is a plus.
No. of Positions1
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Job Expires05-Dec-2018

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