Geologist (66486)

Location: Houston, TX

Department: Research & Development

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Basic Function

  • Conduct comprehensive geologic, paleontological, hydrogeological or geocellular modeling studies and analyses, prepare reports and presents results to management; must be able to develop timely and accurate solutions to geologic problems and operations issues in one or more areas

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and complete comprehensive geologic, paleontological, hydrogeologic or geocellular modeling projects under the direction of a supervisor or team leader
  • May be required to guide and coach more junior professionals on team projects, and may be required to replace the supervisor or team leader on relief assignments
  • Frequent contact with the group work director, and other geoscientists and/or reservoir engineers
  • Expected to be able to efficiently use pertinent computer software to aid in performing several of the following activities, the number and combination depending upon his/her assignment:
    • Interpret geophysical, paleontological and geological data, use geologic concepts and integrated information from variety of geologic disciplines to develop leads, locate new exploration targets and recommend drillable prospects to management
    • Interpret and integrate geological, paleontological and geophysical data to develop existing fields by recommending optimal well placement to drilling engineers
    • Integrate large amounts of geological, paleontological and geophysical data to create geological and/or integrated numerical models for calculation of reserves and reservoir simulations
    • Conduct regional studies integrating geologic and seismic interpretation tools to determine the regional geological framework and exploration potential of future trends
    • Document his/her work in a professional manner and make presentations to management
    • Assist in accountability and operating planning, 2D and 3D seismic data acquisition planning, etc.
  • Travel to meetings and seminars in other locations located in offices and hotels in Houston,  in North America and in Saudi Arabia

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology or a related science as appropriate to the required discipline. An advanced degree is preferred and will reduce prerequisite work experience stated below by one year for master degree and two years for PhD.
  • Nine (9) years’ work experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Must be able to communicate and comprehend both orally and in writing, accurately, clearly and concisely in English at the high level required to perform the job as outlined
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of geological practices including scientific and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, and codes, standards and specifications
  • Must have computer skills appropriate to his/her specialty
  • Must possess good work habits, a strong work ethic, and be able to adhere to company work hours, policies, and standard business etiquette


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