Senior Geologist in Houston, United States

at Concho
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted January 9, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Senior Geologist

Houston, Dallas, or Midland, 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
Perform regional geologic risk assessments of existing and/or emerging plays
Periodic 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; Petrel is a plus
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 (“Concho”) uses e-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. Concho is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. Concho’s policies are intended to ensure qualified applicants and employees are treated fairly and have equal opportunities in all aspects of employment, regardless of personal characteristics or status. 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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