Sr Operations Geologist - Tulsa

at NextEra Energy
Location Tulsa, United States
Date Posted August 15, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
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 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 Overview

This job is responsible for geo-steering horizontal wells in coordination with the company’s geological, geophysical and engineering personnel. Employees in this role function as a key staff member in planning and executing the company’s drilling programs. Individuals provide 24-hour geo-steering supervision of one or more rigs simultaneously.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Monitors and communicates well progress through geo-steering reports and seismic profiles and provides frequent updates to coworkers
Provides primary communications link to mudloggers
Performs daily mudlog quality checks
Maintains communication with drilling supervisors
Ensures adherence to directional plans or recommends revisions to plans based on new data acquired or operational difficulties
Travels to wellsites to supervise open hole logging runs
Prepares geological exhibits and testifies before government officials
Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree
Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications


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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