Senior Geologist in Houston, United States

at Rosehill Resources
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted October 16, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Rosehill Resources is an independent oil and natural gas company focused on growing production and reserves in the core of the Delaware Basin, through drilling and bolt-on acquisitions. Rosehill has more than 11,000 net acres with over 470 drilling locations across multiple stacked horizons. Rosehill is a pure play Delaware Basin operator and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

LOCATION: Rosehill Houston

Job Summary
This position will provide technical expertise and support to the Geology/A&D; department and Engineering department by refining a stratigraphic framework, determining the location of potential reservoirs, estimating potential reserves, defining drilling locations, providing support for drilling and production efforts and assisting in the evaluation of potential acquisitions.

Major Responsibilities
Generate and update maps in assigned area of responsibility using all appropriate data & technologies (including, but not limited to, 2D/3D seismic, production, petrophysical, geochemical and core data) to grow, high-grade and prioritize drilling location inventory
Make recommendations to management for the drilling of development wells, inclusive of input to commercial/economic evaluation
Conduct/coordinate post-audits on development well programs and report results to management.
Assist in evaluation of 3rd party acreage submittals and/or property acquisitions.
Monitor industry activity in area of responsibility utilizing public data and industry networks.
Work closely with Land Department to acquire acreage on extensions of core areas selected for leasehold capital expenditures.
Develop new drilling targets or play concepts
Involved in geological operation aspects of drilling wells, creating geologic prognosis, and staking wells

Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Geology or Geophysics required, MS or MBA preferred
15+ years’ experience in development/exploration related geoscience work with responsibilities similar to above
Practical experience with unconventional/resource plays and horizontal drilling
Demonstrated proficiency in Petra/Kingdom or other integrated geoscience software package
Experience with mechanical properties/rock mechanics software (FracGeo, etc.)
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite products, Word, Excel, Power Point
Some prior work experience in the Permian Basin required

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Strong petrophysical skills
PETRA/Kingdom experience preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Self-motivated and highly organized
Proficient at multitasking and exceptional attention to detail

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