Senior Geologist in Calgary, Canada

at West Lake Energy Corp.
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted May 1, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Calgary, ABWest Lake Energy Corp. is a privately owned, intermediate producer with core assets located in the Lloydminster and Provost areas. West Lake's strategy is to grow its production base in both its heavy and medium areas through organic drilling complemented with focused acquisitions. West Lake has applied advanced drilling and completion techniques, which has allowed its wells to achieve compelling economic returns at sustained low prices. West Lake continues to execute on a material multi-year drilling program.We are currently recruiting for a Senior Geologist in our Calgary Office. Reporting directly to the Manager of Geosciences, this role provides the opportunity to be involved in a full range of responsibilities including the following:ACCOUNTABILITIES:Accountable for the identification and evaluation of geotechnical opportunities within West Lake's asset base.Accountable for the identification and evaluation of new opportunities to add to West Lake's asset base through land, property or corporate acquisition.Accountable for providing operational support for drilling programs.Accountable for performing analytical reviews of capital programs results and summarizing findings and ideas for review by management.RESPONSIBILITIES:Deliver technical evaluations that may range from preliminary high level to detailed technical development planning.Provide geological support as an area geologist.Perform detailed geological studies and interpretation of a number of acquisition opportunities.Correlate formations on well logs to create cross sections and generate various geological maps.Identify under-exploited opportunities through geological data analysis, interpretation and mapping.Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to identify, evaluate and bring forth recommendations for opportunities to grow drilling inventory.Maximize the value of existing prospect inventory, while generating new prospects within West Lake's current land position and beyond.Provide operational support for drilling programs.Evaluate land sales & postings, land expires and continuations along with evaluating potential property and/or corporate acquistions within.Present self-initiated or team derived ideas to management.QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of 10 or more years of active and progressive experience in the exploration and development of oil and gas properties in Western Canada.A thorough understanding of property evaluation, with emphasis on oil-in-place and recoverable oil-in-place.Professional Geologist designation with APEGA.Self-motivated, energetic and strong communication skills to work in a team environment.Proficient with Microsoft Office, Geoscout and other standard industry software.If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume no later than May 17, 2019. Please include the job title in the subject heading of your email.West Lake Energy thanks all applicants for their interest buy only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.Job Type: Full-timeExperience:geological: 10 years (Required)Education:Bachelor's Degree (Required)

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