Sr Petrophysicist - Deepwater GOM and International in The Woodlands, United States

at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Location The Woodlands, United States
Date Posted December 14, 2017
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Job Summary

This position will be located in The Woodlands office working with the Offshore Petrophysical Technology Team. Anadarko is seeking someone who will provide petrophysical support to functions involved with drilling, exploration, production, and discovery activities for international and deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Works with engineers and other geoscientists to understand the rock properties of target reservoirs. Evaluates rock properties by taking well log measurements, engaging in core and seismic studies. Employs the appropriate study to ensure accurate characterizations of reservoirs. Analyzes and disseminates understanding of rock properties to ensure teams implement the appropriate approach to finding and extracting oil and gas from subsurface formations.

Minimum Qualifications

8+ years’ experience with an Oil & Gas Operating Company conducting petrophysical interpretation and assisting logging operations

Documented minimum 2 years’ experience in petrophysical interpretation of offshore deepwater reservoirs including design of LWD & logging operations

Demonstrates strong background in acquisition & evaluation of routine core analysis data with experience in core-based rock-typing in conjunction with reservoir modeling studies. Describe examples of integrated petrophysical studies performed in deep water turbidites.

Document background in estimating seismic and/or mechanical properties from log data.

Proficiency in computer based interpretation in a petrophysical software package a must, and working experience with proven track record writing computer code for petrophysical programs in either Matlab, C++, or Python.


Participate in the planning and execution of formation evaluation programs to optimize project team objectives, particularly as a critical member of deep water integrated project teams.

Provide operational petrophysical support to wells drilling within areas of responsibility.

Apply petrophysical interpretation techniques using state-of-the-art technology and mentor others in the deployment of advanced techniques.

Undertake petrophysical regional studies to support exploration & development teams in their efforts to evaluate new basins/plays and improve reservoir characterization of strategic assets.

Interface with logging & coring vendors as part of providing petrophysical support for region.

Keep up with current and leading logging (wireline & LWD) technologies and recommend their applications where appropriate.

Demonstrate expertise in new interpretation techniques as they relate to areas of responsibilities.

Interface with asset/exploration team & Petrophysics department to maximize knowledge and technology transfer.

Education Requirements

B.S., M.S. or PhD degree in Geology, Petroleum Engineering or related field required.


This position may be eligible for relocation.

Travel Requirements

The percentage of travel required for this position is 0-10%.

Work Schedule

This position is eligible for the 5/40 or 9/80 work schedule.

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