Senior Geologist in Houston, United States

at Statoil Gulf Services LLC
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted February 27, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


The Senior Geologist at Statoil Gulf Services in Houston, TX will perform prospect evaluations in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico in order to assist with well planning and execution for the Exploration USA business unit.

Specific duties of the position include:
perform real-time well operations monitoring and updates of seismic interpretation, velocity model, and geological prognosis based on results from the well during drilling;

Integrate observations from Drilling Engineers, Operations Geologist, Sedimentologist, Geochemist, Petrophycisist and Paleontologist to provide a holistic subsurface evaluation along with success and failure volume estimation to the Exploration Manager;

Participate in daily drilling meetings and partner meetings;

And prepare and conduct data rooms to market and farm down drill-ready opportunities in the EXP USA Statoil portfolio.
Master's degree in Geology, Geophysical Engineering, or a related field, plus two years of work experience as a geophysicist in the oil and gas industry.

The experience must include at least two years of experience with each of the following:

(1) Deep-water Gulf of Mexico, including Neogene and Paleogene plays; subsalt seismic interpretation, seismic-to-well ties, attribute extraction and interpretation, and well correlations;

(2) Salt tectonics and seismic imaging techniques in complex sub-salt settings; salt and velocity modeling;

(3) Reservoir and economical prospect evaluation, prospect volume and risk assessment, success/failure analysis of drilled prospects, and contribution to reservoir engineering and valuation;

(4) Regional and prospect level experience in the Gulf of Mexico, including regional seismic interpretation, play evaluation, and prospect identification and ranking;

And (5) Petrel, ArcGIS, and GEOX software.
Personal Qualities
We Offer
Statoil offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Statoil is an equal opportunity
General Information
Interested candidates can apply online at or by mailing a resume to Anke Jardine at Statoil, 2107 CityWest Boulevard, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77042. Contact Anke Jardine at if you have any questions or need information about this application.

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