Senior Geophysicist - Midland, Texas

at Concho Resources
Location Midland, United States
Date Posted September 25, 2017
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 8 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 uses e-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.  We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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