Senior Petrophysicist in Midland, United States

at Concho
Location Midland, United States
Date Posted August 6, 2018
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Senior Petrophysicist

Midland, TX

Job Summary
This position is responsible for leading and coordinating the application, work flow and integration of relevant petrophysical technologies and data with geoscience data to provide enhanced subsurface interpretations. The successful candidate will work with individuals on the asset teams, optimizing petrophysical evaluation of subsurface data and their interpretations, and integrating new tools and technology to characterize and evaluate reservoirs. Responsibilities include:
Coordinating petrophysical evaluation and interpretation activities.
Identifying key and emerging petrophysical technologies and applications and supporting his/her implementation and integration into the reservoir evaluation process.
Combining relevant data into a reasonable geologic and reservoir framework that can feed reservoir simulations and frac model for unconventional horizontal plays.
Providing petrophysical analysis of log data and making recommendations for targeting, geomodels, and reservoir models.
Planning appropriate logging and coring programs so that log analysis, rock mechanics and special core analysis are properly integrated.
Integrating log, rock, and geophysical data to enhance formation evaluation, reservoir characterization, and reservoir completions.
Assuring petrophysical data is appropriately formatted, received, loaded and archived.
Evaluating performance and compatibility of appropriate hardware and software and assures highest performance standards.

Education/Experience Required
Bachelor’s in Engineering or Master’s in Geoscience
Minimum of 6 years of demonstrated upstream oil and gas work experience as a petrophysicist, geophysicist, or similar.
High proficiency in Microsoft Office software expected.
Experience working with unconventional reservoirs.
Familiarity with log evaluation software.
Must be able to work in the United States indefinitely

Education/Experience Preferred
Prior work experience in the Permian Basin.
Experience with Interactive Petrophysics software.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written are essential.

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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