Sr Geologist - Tulsa

at NextEra Energy
Location Tulsa, United States
Date Posted August 7, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Trinity Operating is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas from onshore properties within the U.S.

Position Specific Description

This position is part of the Gas Infrastructure team. NextEra Energy is the largest utility consumer in the United States of natural gas to generate electricity; in 2014, we used 736 Bcf of natural gas. The economics of natural gas are critical to nearly every one of the company’s businesses. NextEra Energy began investing in shale gas production in 2008, and today has more than $1 billion deployed in several shales around the country.

Job Overview

This position is an integral part of a team to identify and evaluate hydrocarbon zones of interest for development by Trinity Operating (NextEra Gas Infrastructure). The primary focus will be on established unconventional plays onshore in the US. Employees in this role will assist in the drilling of multi-unit Horizontal and vertical wells by integrating petrophysical analysis from well log and core data with regional trends and performance history.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Works as a member of an integrated team with reservoir engineers, technical specialists, deal generation and operations
Applies familiarity with basic and advanced logging tools to conduct basic petrophysical analysis
Builds type curves for new plays
Generates structure, isopach and net pay maps
Supports reserves determination and economic evaluations
Has knowledge of drilling/completion and well operations
Mentors less experienced team members and interns
Conducts all activities in line with NextEra values
Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree

Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Other
Organization: Trinity Operating, LLC. (0060)
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Other Work Locations: Oklahoma
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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