Production Petrophysicist (Wireline) - Houston, Texas in Houston, United States

at Weatherford
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted November 13, 2018
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.
Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.

Advanced understanding of the methods and workflows used in the delivery of integrated production petrophysics interpretations and their component parts, and be able to communicate these effectively to internal and external stakeholders.
Interacts with other domains or departments to complete projects and understands the correlative effects of work on those groups.
Publishes industry papers, industry publication editorials, peer review papers, industry tools or presentations.
Establishes a local technical and support network inside and outside company, across domains, active in local or regional technical or professional events.
Identifies need for multiple discipline collaboration in order to solve complex problems and create single or cross-discipline solutions.
Organizes and conducts effective client meetings to understand client needs, challenges, expectations, and mutual gains through negotiations.
Guides full workflow and integrates cross-functional efforts of team members to meet client needs.
Participates in formulating technical strategy and planning at the local level.
Demonstrates self-driven attitude in managing workload, anticipating and resolving challenges and identifying personal, team, or business growth.
Uses knowledge of standing among competitors to pursue business opportunities in the market, taking into account positive/negative impact to resources, quality, safety, and profit.
Contributes to external or internal classes by leading team discussions, training projects.
Provides mentoring and training for junior level employees, seeks opportunities to be mentored by senior level professionals.
Uses best practices and technical knowledge to adapt existing techniques or procedures to resolve problems on smaller, local projects and improve services.
Recognizes both verbal and non-verbal cues in order to clearly communicate direction, critique, provide feedback, or resolve issues.
Leads decision making process and adapts leadership styles to effectively meet the needs of the team or project and address challenges.
Promote Weatherford’s Interpretation and Evaluation Services and its capabilities within the Weatherford organization through technical presentations and knowledge transfer to other product lines.
Understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.
Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.

Bachelors (or higher) Degree in Geosciences, Science or Engineering.
6 or more consecutive years of relevant professional experience in the upstream petroleum industry.
Knowledgeable in the practice of production petrophysics and in the analysis of pulsed neutron logs in particular
6+ years’ experience working as an LWD and/or Wireline Geoscientist in the upstream petroleum industry.
Fluent in English. Excellent Written & Oral Communication skills.
Very good presentation skills.
Expertise in WL and LWD data interpretation and its applications
Work effectively as a member of a team, as well as work independently in multidisciplinary teams.
Excellent written / oral / presentation skills
Flexibility, enthusiasm and commitment
Excellent personnel management, mentoring organizational and planning capabilities
Strong negotiation skills

Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested
Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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