Sr. Geologist - Denver

at IPG Staffing
Location Denver, United States
Date Posted September 3, 2016
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10
Must Already Have Work Rights Yes


Company Profile:


  • Conventional oil and natural gas company with operations in the U.S. and Canada
  • Publicly traded company, founded less than 20 years ago
  • Employs under 1000 employees

Your Role with the Company:

The Sr. Geologist will work with multi-disciplinary teams within the Geoscience, Engineering and Land teams to evaluate and generate prospects within assigned areas and recommend go-forward proposals to the company. The candidate will be expected to develop and leverage existing networks within the U.S. oil and gas industry as a potential source of new opportunities and partnerships.

Other qualifications and/or responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Subsurface mapping of structure, stratigraphic, hydrocarbon saturation, geochemistry and producing potential of operated and non-operated acreage which will be used to assemble the drilling schedule and AFE election decisions.
  • Develop growth opportunities through land acquisition and exploration.
  • Evaluate assets for acquisition and divestment.
  • Develop and execute petrophysical models to refine interpretation of producing potential and OOIP.
  • Prepare and present prospect presentations for management review.
  • Evaluate prospects to validate pre-existing interpretations and play concepts as well as creating new interpretations (i.e. depositional environment models, type logs, structure maps, isopach maps, cross sections, qualitative well log/mud log/core analysis, annotated bubble maps, etc.
  • Manage and coordinate geological well site geosteering and mudlogging for horizontal drilling program.

Background Profile:

  • B.S. degree in Geology required.
  • U.S. professional Geologist designation.
  • Minimum of 10 years of geological and oil and gas experience specific to the basins within the U.S. Rockies region.
  • Exploration and development mapping skills are required.
  • Working knowledge of basic engineering techniques and applications specific to drilling, completions, reservoir and exploitation methods.
  • Horizontal drilling program supervision and project management skills.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office applications, Petra, or equivalent.
  • Strong presentation skills are essential.


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