Senior Geologist in Houston, Texas

at Noble Energy
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted July 2, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Collects and integrates geological, geophysical and drilling data to generate exploration, appraisal and development interpretations and recommendations. Generates structural and stratigraphic maps, cross-sections, well log correlations, structural/stratigraphic framework analyses, biostratigraphic, lithostratigraphic, geochemical, seal and pressure data as required for subsurface evaluations. Proactively leads the safety of employees, contractors, Noble resources and protecting the environment.


  • Formulates, develops and applies advanced geoscience concepts in assignments.
  • Prepares maps, cross-sections and analysis for prospect generation and development.
  • Provides technical assessment of prospects to reduce risk.
  • Supervises geological aspects of well planning and drilling, including risk mitigation.
  • Makes recommendations for major company investments.
  • Interprets, evaluates and recommends exploratory and/or development acreage.
  • Trains and mentors personnel.
  • Leads interdisciplinary studies.
  • Geosteering.


  • Bachelors degree in Geology or Geophysics required.
  • Masters’ degree in Geology or Geophysics preferred.
  • Sufficient experience to demonstrate technical competency across 1 or more areas of advanced geological skills, such as prospect generation, development geology, or sequence stratigraphy.
  • Typical time to acquire experience needed for competency in these skills is 6-10 years.


  • Normal office environment
  • Some travel to field operations required

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