Senior Geologist - Denver, Colorado

at Crescent Point Energy
Location Denver, United States
Date Posted August 28, 2016
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 8


Crescent Point Energy U.S. Corp., a subsidiary of Crescent Point Energy Corp., is a conventional oil and natural gas company with assets strategically focused in properties comprised of high-quality, long-life, operated light oil and natural gas reserves in the United States. Crescent Point strives to create sustainable, value added growth in reserves, production, and cash flow through the execution of management’s integrated strategy of acquiring, exploiting and developing reserves in Canada and the United States.


Crescent Point Energy U.S. Corp. is currently seeking to fill the following position:


Job Title:          Senior Geologist

Location:          Denver, Colorado

Reports to:       Manager, Exploration


The following will provide you with basic guidelines as to the duties required of this position.




The Senior Geologist will evaluate and generate prospects within areas of responsibility and recommend appropriate company action to management. The candidate will work with Denver based multi-disciplinary team of geoscience, engineering, and land. The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain key contacts within the US oil and gas industry as a potential source of new opportunities and partnerships.


Main Responsibilities & Activities:


  • Subsurface mapping of structure, stratigraphic, hydrocarbon saturation, geochemistry, & producing potential of operated and non-operated acreage which will be used to assemble the drilling schedule and AFE election decisions
  • Prepare and make prospect presentations for management recommendations
  • Develop growth opportunities through land acquisition and exploration
  • Asset evaluations for acquisition and divestment
  • Develop and execute petrophysical models to refine interpretation of producing potential and OOIP
  • Prospect evaluation work to validate pre-existing interpretations and play concepts as well as creating new interpretations (i.e. depositional environment models, type logs, structure maps, isopach maps, cross sections, qualitative well log/mud log/core analysis, annotated bubble maps, etc.)
  • Manage and coordinate geological well site geosteering and mudlogging for horizontal drilling program


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology is required
  • US professional geologist designation
  • Minimum of 8 years of geological and oil & gas experience specific to the US Rockies basins
  • Exploration and development mapping skills are required
  • Have a working knowledge of basic engineering techniques and applications specific to drilling, completions, reservoir and exploitation methods
  • Horizontal drilling program supervision and project management skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work as a team player in a dynamic fast paced multidisciplinary environment
  • Excellent communication, analytical, organizational and time management skills are required
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in: Microsoft Office applications, Petra, or equivalent
  • Strong presentation skills are essential
  • Must be enthusiastic and highly self-motivated
  • Team player who enjoys learning and contributing to team goals


Only qualified candidates of interest will be contacted.

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