Reservoir Characterization Geologist in The Woodlands, United States

at Encana
Location The Woodlands, United States
Date Posted April 8, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


As an employer, we foster an exciting culture of innovation that offers challenging and dynamic work to unlock the potential of our people. We are collaborative, fast-paced, engaged and relentlessly focused on our goals.
Attracting and retaining the right people is the key to our business strategy. We provide our employees with a variety of career growth opportunities and programs that recognize and reward demonstrated results. Our work environment promotes knowledge sharing, transparency and innovation.
Encana is looking for a Reservoir Characterization Geologist to join our team. This position requires integration with geophysicists, petrophysicists, and engineers working on the team to enhance subsurface evaluations across the Anadarko basin. The successful candidate will have the ability to integrate subsurface information, including geological, petrophysical, geochemical, and production data to better understand all aspects of the geologic picture and integrate that into simulation and analytic models. Experience with horizontal drilling operations and resource plays is required.
work within the team to create better geologic and reservoir understanding to high-grade opportunities and communicate to the development team
collect and integrate data of differing types and scales including log, seismic, rock property, well performance, and land data to build an understanding of basin history, resource assessment, and develop play analysis
develop regional, multi-county stratigraphic framework and subsurface correlations
develop detailed field/prospect studies using a multi-disciplinary team approach
generate and update maps, cross-sections, and technical presentations
direct the updating of databases with tops, production data, core analysis, and other pertinent geological data
create, generate, manage, and present sound, high-quality geologic interpretations and recommendations for new opportunities to senior management
prepare play geoscience analysis including, integration of log data, geophysical data, rock property information, land data, well performance, and other pertinent data
act as a mentor to other Geologists, Interns, and Technicians
communicate and interact daily with geophysicists, reservoir, completion, and drilling engineers providing interpreted well logs, cross-sections, and subsurface maps
coordinate within the team to ensure that the team is informed and engaged
Master’s degree in Geology required
10+ years’ experience, including some experience in U.S. onshore basins, Mid-Continent SCOOP/STACK experience is strongly preferred
successful track record of prospect generation and finding hydrocarbons
proficiency with geoscience workstation software for mapping structure, reservoir properties, and facies
experience producing well log correlations, cross-sections, and well-seismic calibration and incorporating interpretations into completion and production data
experience with Geographix, Petrel, and SMT is preferred
experience in unconventional resource development and resource estimation is a plus
understanding of play analysis including reserves, economics, and risk assessment
understanding of geomechanics and petrophysics a plus
strategic thinker with ability to introduce innovative and sound solutions, adding the most value to the company
ability to communicate technical data through the preparation and presentation of clear, concise, and persuasive opinions, reports, and presentations
team oriented with good interpersonal communication skills ability to integrate with others while maintaining a positive and productive work environment
extremely organized with the capacity to plan, prioritize, and complete multiple projects concurrently
ability to deliver outstanding results with minimum supervision
must be eligible to work in the U.S
Encana is an EEO/AA employer.
Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to any individual inquiry about the status of your application.

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