Staff Geologist in The Woodlands, United States

at Newfield Exploration
Location The Woodlands, United States
Date Posted August 2, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent

Description

Brief Posting
This position requires integration with geophysicists, petrophysicists and engineers working on the team to enhance design and execution of development drilling programs and subsurface evaluations. The candidate will have the ability to integrate subsurface information, including geological, petrophysical, geochemical and production data to high-grade areas within established producing areas. Experience with horizontal drilling operations is required.

Detailed Description
Work within the team to generate development plans for multiple unconventional play opportunities.
Collect and integrate data of differing types and scales to build an understanding of the resource and its optimum development
Communicate and interact daily with geophysicists, reservoir, completion, and drilling engineers providing interpreted well logs, cross-sections, and subsurface maps
Create, generate, manage and present sound, high-quality geologic interpretations and drilling opportunities to management
Develop regional, multi-county stratigraphic framework and subsurface correlations
Coordinate well logging and coring activities
Mentor to other Geologist, Interns and Technicians
Minimum Qualifications
A Masters degree in Geology is required
A minimum of 8 years of experience
Experience in log evaluation/interpretation
Proficiency with geoscience workstation software for mapping structure, reservoir properties and facies and producing well log correlations, cross-sections and well-seismic calibration. These interpretations will incorporate completion and production data
Experience with Geographix is preferred
Experience planning and monitoring horizontal wells and a working knowledge of geosteering techniques
Extensive experience in log analysis
Experience in unconventional resource development and resource estimation, SCOOP/STACK experience preferred
Understanding of play analysis, reserves analysis, economics and risk assessment
Strategic thinker with ability to introduce innovative and sound solutions adding the most value to the company
Ability to communicate technical data through the preparation and presentation of clear, concise and persuasive oral/written opinions, reports and presentations
Team oriented with good interpersonal communication skills and the ability to integrate with others while maintaining a positive and productive work environment
Extremely organized with the capacity to plan, prioritize and complete multiple projects concurrently
Ability to deliver outstanding results with minimum supervision
Some travel to field operations may be required

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