Reservoir Geologist in Houston, United States

at CGG
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 16, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Job Description

Job Profile
The Reservoir Geologist will be part of the Reservoir Americas Houston based Geological Interpretation Team and thus will be required to closely liaise and co-ordinate with the other disciplines that are already part of the Team, namely sedimentology, structural geology, seismic interpretation, RoqScan interpretation and Petroleum Geochemistry. The overall aim is that the team is able to provide a fully integrated value proposition to the customer. In addition closer alignment with the Seismic Reservoir Characterization, Petrophysics and Geomechanics teams will further benefit CGG’s capabilities.
Key Job Responsibilities
The candidate will need to be able to demonstrate project management, leadership and mentoring skills and will need to be able to demonstrate innovative solutions to Clients needs and requirements and apply principles of financial and resource management.
To assist in the building of an incremental reservoir geological revenue and profit stream based out of our Houston site.
To market and develop standalone reservoir geological projects and integrated proprietary and multiclient projects.
To work closely with, support and fully comprehend the disciplines of sedimentolgy, seismic interpretation, structural geology, RoqScan (automated mineralogy), Petroleum Geochemistry, Seismic Reservoir Characterization and Petrophysics and aid in the development of integrated solution offered to customers.
Be proficient in standard sedimentological observational and recording skills such as sedimentological core logging at various scales, facies analysis, depositional modelling and mineralogy for a range of clastic and carbonate depositional settings
To understand our GeoMechanics and reservoir capabilities such that we can further develop our integrated offering to the customers.
Apply sequence stratigraphy priciples to interpret 2D and 3D seismic data.
Have an understanding of petroleum geochemistry theories.
Apply principles of financial and resource management in budgeting and project management to provide consistent profitability.
As with all employees, be responsible for Quality and HSE.
Actively promote effective interpersonal relationships at all levels both internally and externally to develop new business.
Act as or aim to become a recognised expert in the field of Reservoir Geology and be able to provide an understanding of other relevant disciplines when required.
Have full, up to date technical knowledge and awareness of the subject matter and in particular, US Unconventional Resource Plays.
Manage project based work requiring a high level of individual initiative to manage proprietary studies and probably interpret data from multiple geological sources.
Though largely office based (Houston) there will be involvement in client contact for project related work and promotional reasons, which will result in travel within predominantly North America, but also South America as the business grows


Required Education & Experience:
5+ years Oil Company and/or consultancy experience with a strong technical background in petroleum geology.
Minimum Earth Sciences BSc plus an MSc or PhD in a relevant geoscience discipline.
Good knowledge of US Unconventional Resource Plays.
Ability to demonstrate strong team work and project management.
Familiarity with industry standard software (Spotfire, Easycore, SQL databases) and good database/IT skills.
Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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