Senior Operations Geologist in Houston, United States

at Reservoir Group
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted May 16, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Reservoir Group Surface Logging, a business division of Reservoir Group, is at the forefront of surface logging operations as the specialists in our industry. Reservoir Group Surface Logging brings the niche areas of surface logging expertise into one customer-focused entity that reconfigures the boundaries of our industry. Our major in house R&D program, our training and development center, cutting edge equipment and an unmatched service offering firmly places us as the experts in our industry.
Reservoir Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued.
Location: Reservoir Group – Surface Logging, Houston, TX
Reports to: ROC Supervisor and/or ROC Manager
About the Position
The Senior Operations Geologist serves as a geologic expert on all aspects of remote horizontal geosteering operations using StarSteer, SES and/or DynaView geosteering software.
Duties and Responsibilities
Interact with client geoscience, drilling, and completions teams, providing technical expertise for planning, data intergration, and execution of horizontal wells.
Monitor real-time data, provide real-time interpretation, and responsible for adjusting the borehole position real-time ensuring proper wellbore placement within the client's specifications.
Integrate Mass Spectral and XRD/XRF data into near real-time interpretations.
Submit technical reports on a daily basis, or as required, to both internal and external stakeholders.
Interact in a professional and courteous manner with clients and give technical presentations as required.
Oversee junior geosteering staff, ensuring that all deliverables are created and supplied to the client in a high-quality and timely manner.
Work in client’s office as needed.
Mentor new geosteering personnel in the art of geosteering and related disciplines.
Champion special internal and external projects.
Promote the integration of Reservoir Group services where appropriate.
Observe established safety regulations and comply with all Reservoir Group health and safety policies and procedures.
Physical Demands
Set work rotations consist of working 12-hour shifts on both days and nights.
Must be able to work fourteen days in a row prior to taking days off.
This position does not require an individual to lift more than 15lbs on a regular basis.
A Bachelor’s degree in geology, geophysics, petrophysics, or related discipline.
One to three years of combined geosteering experience and geosteered a minimum of 100 horizontal wells working for a service company and/or E&P operator.
Extensive experience using at least one or more of the following geosteering software programs: Stoner Engineering Software, BHL Boresight, DynaView, or StarSteer.
You would also be/have:
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proficient at multitasking and exceptional attention to detail.
Self-motivated and highly organized.
Function at a high level and able to make sound decisions in time-sensitive environment.
Ability to visualize in 3D.
Highly computer literate, and able to learn new programs in a timely manner
We would like to thank everyone for their interest in Reservoir Group but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Reservoir Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society

Reservoir Group is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

EOE AA Minority, Female, Veteran, Individuals with Disabilities

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