Senior Petrophysicist in Oklahoma City, United States

at Continental Resources, Inc.
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted February 7, 2019
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


The Petrophysicist will be tasked with providing detailed petrophysical assessments for Continental’s asset appraisal, exploration and development. The successful candidate will be expected to implement modern petrophysical workflows in conventional and unconventional reservoirs. The candidate should be highly skilled in data acquisition, data analytics, tool theory, and core analysis theory. The primary function of this position is field or basin-wide petrophysical assessments to support comprehensive exploration efforts. To that end, the candidate will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of geologists, engineers, landmen and others to arrive at asset level decisions that generate value for Continental. This position will be expected to present to upper management regularly
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Expert level understanding and ability to plan or design
Open Hole, Cased Hole, LWD/MWD programs
Core analysis methods including SCAL
Log Evaluation
Log data acquisition, normalization, editing and interpretation
Log curve forward modeling
NMR data processing and analysis
Dipole data processing/analysis – and rock mechanics interpretation
Image log processing and analysis
Evaluations with large basin-wide studies
QA/QC of log data
Core data analysis
Understanding of standard core analysis protocols
Capillary pressure modeling
Permeability modeling
XRD/XRF acquisition
Core rock mechanics
Presenting to upper management including the CEO on a regular basis
Other duties as assigned
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Proficient in log and core theory applications
Computer skills
Ability to write and understand code in any of the following
Experience working in Integrated Petrophysics (IP)
Spotfire analytics experience
Arc GIS or related mapping software
Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team to evaluate prospects or A&D; deals
Strong executive presentation skills
Self-driven results oriented individual that can set clear achievable tasks for themselves
Strong leadership skills
Critical thinking and problem solving skills
Strong customer service skills
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geophysics or related
5 years recent experience working as a Petrophysicist
3 years experience doing large basin-wide studies
Prior US Onshore and unconventional experience
Excellent knowledge of open and cased hole logging tool types, function and application
Acceptable pre-employment background and drug test
Preferred Qualifications
Geographix experience
Previous public technical presentations at SPWLA, SPE, AAPG, SEG or related forums

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