Senior Geophysicist in Midland, United States

at Concho
Location Midland, United States
Date Posted November 1, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Senior Geophysicist

Midland, TX

Job Summary
Work as a member of multidisciplinary team(s) to integrate geophysical data (3D and 2D subsurface seismic, microseismic, borehole seismic) with petrophysical, reservoir engineering, and subsurface geological data
Mentor less-experienced geoscientists on best practices for utilizing seismic in unconventional resource development
Apply seismic attribute analysis and quantitative interpretation to unconventional plays
Create subsurface maps and models to aid in well planning and pad development
Recommend and oversee new seismic acquisition and reprocessing
Generate integrated geophysical documentation and communicate results to Concho Leadership

Education/Experience Required
Master’s degree in geology or geophysics
Minimum of 5 years of geology/geophysical experience in the upstream oil and gas industry
Must be able to work in the United States indefinitely

Education/Experience Preferred
Prior experience with GeoGraphix SeisVision or Petrel
Minimum of three years experience in horizontal development of unconventional oil/gas plays
Demonstrated experience in seismic forward modeling, pre-stack seismic inversion, pre-stack depth migration, and velocity modeling

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.


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