WellCon Geologist, Oklahoma City, OK, US

at Devon
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted August 31, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent

Description

Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
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POSITION SUMMARY
The Geologist serves as a technical expert for operations regarding geo-steering, horizontal well planning and other similar applications, and provides operational and technical support for real-time geo-steering services, including but not limited to: performing pre-job modeling / feasibility studies, geo-steering operations during the drilling phase, end-of-well analysis with recommendations and any support needed to satisfy the BU's requirements/needs. This position's main objective is to ensure proper placement of the borehole within specifications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Provides technical expertise for the planning, execution and post-well analysis of horizontal wells where geo-steering services are being utilized or have the potential to be implemented.
Models offset data to determine the feasibility of geo-steering within reservoirs within given geological / physical constraints and to recommend best applications for success.
Monitors real-time data, provides real-time interpretation, and executes directional decisions to ensure proper placement of the borehole within a specific target.
Integrates with geologist, drilling and completions teams for the planning and execution of their horizontal well programs.
Gives technical presentations to support geo-steering services including feasibility studies, end-of-well analyses.
Mentors new geo-steering personnel in the art of geo-steering and other related disciplines.
Communicates with various levels of drilling and G&G; personnel.
Performs all duties in a safe manner. Complies with Company, federal, state, and local safety policies and procedures.
Provides high quality deliverables to the well construction team.

PREREQUISITES
B.S. degree in Geology / Geosciences.
Experience as a LWD engineer, Wireline Engineer or Log Analysis preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentations skills
Understanding of geophysics, geology, petrophysics, LWD and directional drilling.
Broad knowledge of LWD and Wireline logging technologies and applications.
Good understanding of drilling operations.

Devon Energy is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Devon Talent Acquisition Team at Diversity@dvn.com .

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