Staff Geologist, The Woodlands, Texas

at Newfield
Location The Woodlands, United States
Date Posted June 13, 2016
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 8


Brief Posting Description

The candidate will be responsible for providing regional geologic interpretations of various plays.  The candidate will integrate with the geophysicists, petrophysicists and engineers working on the team to enhance evaluations. The candidate will have the ability to integrate geological, petrophysical, geochemical, production and other appropriate data and information to build basin/play models and hi-grade areas within play fairways.

Detailed Description

    • Collecting and integrating data of differing types and scales including log, seismic, rock property, well performance and land data to build an understanding of basin history, resource assessment and develop play analysis
    • Develop regional, multi-county stratigraphic framework and subsurface correlations
    • Develop detailed field/prospect studies using a multi-disciplinary team approach.
    • Generate and update maps, logs, cross-sections and corporate databases with new tops, correlations, shows and other pertinent geological data
    • Create, generate, manage and present sound, high-quality geologic interpretations and recommendations for new acreage and/or drilling opportunities to Sr. Management
    • Coordinate well logging and coring activities
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Job Requirements

  • Successful track record of prospect generation and finding hydrocarbons
  • Able to work in multi-disciplinary team (Geophysics, Reservoir, Engineering and Land), team oriented with the ability to integrate with others while maintaining a positive and productive work environment
  • Understanding of play analysis, reserves analysis, economics and risk assessment. Capacity to weigh all factors and identify risks
  • Experience in horizontal drilling and well operations
  • Extensive experience in log analysis
  • 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 presentation
  • Extremely organized individual with the capacity to plan, prioritize and complete multiple projects concurrently
  • A Bachelor's degree in Geology is required: Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum  8 years’ experience as a Geologist
  • Resource play experience required
  • Geologic workstation experience and IHS/Drilling Info
  • Some travel to field operations or other business unit offices may be required
  • Normal office environment

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