Hilcorp, founded in 1989, is one of the largest privately-held independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States and is the largest oil producer in Louisiana. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Hilcorp has over 1,000 employees and 11 operating areas including the Gulf Coast region, the Northeast United Sates, the Rockies, and Alaska’s Cook Inlet. Hilcorp’s formula is to grow the company by leveraging its core competencies in engineering, geoscience, and operational expertise. Our proficiency in these key areas has resulted in production growth in excess of 117% over the last five years.
Hilcorp is consistently recognized for its culture, values and ethics. In 2013 FORTUNE Magazine named Hilcorp the 7th best company to work for in America, and the top Oil and Gas Company to work for in America. The Company received this ranking in its very first year of eligibility. In addition we have been ranked a top Midsize Workplace in Houston for three consecutive years by the Houston Chronicle and a Best Medium-Sized Workplace in America 2011 by the Great Places to Work Institute and Entrepreneur Media. Hilcorp was also given the National Philanthropy Day Award, Outstanding large Corporation, Houston.
J ob Objective:
As a member of an Asset Team, interprets, integrates, and evaluates subsurface geologic data to develop economic oil and gas investment opportunities for the company.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Interprets and evaluates subsurface geologic data to construct integrated maps, cross sections, and other geologic displays defining subsurface structure, reservoir geometries, net sand and pay, hydrocarbon pore volume and other essential economically significant interpretations. Obtains, manipulates, and interprets computer databases and mapping programs consistent with established company mapping standards. Constructs hardcopy displays consistent with established company mapping standards. Obtains and interprets well log correlation and interpretation, petrophysical analysis, interpretation of seismic data, field specific geologic interpretation of known producing traps and trap types, structure and producing intervals to define drilling, recompletion, and workover economic objectives. Supervises and performs on-site open hole well-site geologic evaluations. Coordinates open-hole evaluation tools and service company vendors. Assesses the potential and economic viability of external generated proposal for the company. Presents geologic work to obtain external capital resources. Maintains employee confidence and protects corporate assets, including intellectual property, by keeping information confidential. Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional associations. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks and contributing to goals as needed.
High-level proficiency with onsite open hole evaluation and problem solving. Working knowledge and some practical experience of the role and job responsibilities of Reservoir and Operation Engineers, Landmen, and other company professionals in order to accomplish team goals. Ability to integrate and synthesize geologic interpretations to generate economically justified investment opportunities for the company. Ability to accurately solve problems. Ability to make valuable contribution to team goals and objectives. Ability to be available 24 hours per day (on call for questions, emergencies, etc.). Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public. Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with specific ability to translate complex information into an organized and presentable manner. Project management, administrative, and organizational skills. Proficiency in the use and application of the following software: Required: PETRA or other Geologic database and mapping software. Preferred: Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
Required: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year university or college with a degree in geology or geological engineering. Additional earth sciences degreesare acceptable with a Masters degree in geology or geological engineering.h
Hilcorp experience preferred.
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