Senior Geologist - Houston

at Concho Resources
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted May 15, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 4



Senior Geologist


Houston, TX

Job Summary                                                                               

We are seeking an experienced geoscientist to support unconventional exploration and development of resource plays in the Permian Basin of West Texas.  Responsibilities for this role are as follows:

  • Provide Geoscience support for the Business Development Team
  • Assist in putting together development plans for acquisition models
  • Monitor industry activity in areas of interest
  • Work closely with reservoir engineers, landmen, financial analysts, and petrophysicists
  • Evaluate unconventional play opportunities in the Permian Basin
  • Map and communicate resource potential to management with high quality maps, cross sections, and other displays
  • Point of contact for an integrated team of scientists working in Houston and Midland
  • Perform regional geologic risk assessments of existing and/or emerging plays
  • Midland travel required

Education/Experience Required                                                

  • Master’s degree in geology or geophysics
  • A minimum of 4 years of upstream oil/gas industry work experience
  • Experience with unconventional/resource plays
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in GeoGraphix and/or Petra
  • Must be able to work in the United States indefinitely

Education/Experience Preferred                                                

  • Prior work experience in the Permian Basin

Desired Skills/Attributes                                                             

  • Demonstration of strong interpersonal skills supporting ability to work with multiple individuals and concurrent project requirements/deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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