Senior Geologist - Oklahoma City

at Tapstone Energy
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted November 6, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Job Summary

Our culture at Tapstone Energy enables our employees to make a difference in their careers, and encourages an unparalleled commitment to their community. We believe in creating an environment centered on honesty and integrity while working together as a team. We are seeking a talented team member, one who possesses a natural ability to be a leader and team player. This is a full-time position based in Oklahoma City, OK. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, company paid life insurance/short-term disability/long-term disability, 401(k) plan, company paid parking, fitness reimbursements, and paid time off.

Job Description: The senior geologist is responsible for the interpretation of geological data for the purpose of evaluating exploitation and development prospects.

Essential Functions:

  • Complete regional geoscience interpretations to identify prospective plays including integration of core data, well log data, petrophysical analysis, geophysical data, well tests and/or offset production to generate play maps and detailed cross sections with the goal of identifying and ranking prospective areas for exploration and development drilling
  • Build and maintain 3D geo-cellular earth model
  • Create or support basin models and geological models, including detailed structural or stratigraphic interpretations where needed
  • Develop existing assets by daily interaction with engineering (reservoir management), selection of well completion intervals, and providing geological interpretation to field operations
  • Select core sites and intervals, and coordinate geological specific drilling requirements
  • Interpret geological data and calculate pay zones from log analysis
  • Compile and evaluate historical production and trends in completion techniques
  • Conduct subsurface evaluations to link logs, stratigraphy, and petrophysical properties to production
  • Prepares reports and recommendations to management
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects independently and simultaneously, including managing changing priorities under limited supervision
  • Mentors early-career geoscientists.
  • Preforms other duties as assigned

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degrees in Geology or related Geosciences discipline (Masters preferred)
  • 3D Petrel earth modeling experience preferred
  • Successful track record of prospect generation and finding hydrocarbons
  • Proficient in drilling and completion operations, with experience drilling vertical and horizontal wells
  • 5-10 years of petroleum exploration experience across multiple basins in both conventional and unconventional reservoirs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) for interface with geoscientists, company management, and third party service companies
  • Basic computer knowledge in Microsoft Office applications
  • Advanced knowledge of geological petroleum system workflows

Physical Demands:

  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Sitting most of the time, but may require walking or standing for brief periods of time

Work Environment:

  • Office, with minimal travel to field offices and outdoor work sites

Qualifications and Skills

Master's degree preferred.


401k (15% company match), medical/dental/vision, fitness reimbursement, PTO, holidays

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Oklahoma City, OK

Required education:

  • Master's

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