Senior Geologist - Houston

at Concho Resources
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted September 14, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent



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

COG Operating LLC uses e-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer


We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Please note that COG Operating LLC (“Concho”) does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, COG Operating LLC (“Concho”) will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, COG Operating LLC (“Concho”) explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of COG Operating LLC (“Concho”).

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