Geoscience Technician
ConocoPhillips - Houston, TX

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Company Overview

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent upstream energy company, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the company had operations in almost 30 countries and approximately 16,700 employees as of May 1, 2012, with 2011 average production of 1.62 million BOE per day and proved reserves of 8.4 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2011.

Position Summary:
ConocoPhillips is seeking applicants for Geoscience Technician in our expanding Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Exploration program. The successful candidate(s) will support a large team of geologists, geophysicists, petrophysicist and engineers focused on exploration and appraisal activities. The individual should be self motivated and capable of progressing tasks independently, but also enjoy working as part of a highly integrated team. Key responsibilities include subsurface data gathering, data management and data manipulation in a variety of software applications.

A passion for science and geography, as well as a desire to solve problems and work in a fast paced, computer intensive environment are among the key attributes of successful Geoscience Technicians. This role provides the opportunity to influence the company's success by supporting efforts of our subsurface teams involved in the discovery, appraisal, and development of oil or gas fields.

Key Responsibilities:
Typical duties of a Geoscience Technician may include:
Providing computer-assisted geological support to G&G, RE and Land staff

Managing digital databases related to various software packages used by the team (Openworks, Seisworks, Stratworks, Petrosys, Geolog, and ArcGIS)

Retrieving and organizing log, core and well information such as DST, completion and production data

Utilizing skills in supporting geoscientists through research, organizing data and applying software application techniques

Applying various applications to load, manipulate, QC and report data related to well information, logs, perforations, production and reservoir engineering

Digitizing, scanning and archiving maps and diagrams


Legally authorized to work in the United States

5 years of relevant experience on data gathering, data management and data manipulation in a variety of software applications

Proficient in ArcGIS and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

5 years of previous oil industry experience

Bachelor's degree, preferably in earth science, geography, engineering or computer-related field

Familiarity with mapping projections

High level of initiative, energy and creativity

Strong analytical skills with a practical approach to problem solving

Organizational skills - ability to prioritize responsibilities

Adaptability to a changing environment

Eagerness to learn and grow professionally

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of

December 14, 2012


Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer

Job Function



Job Level


Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Primary Location






Line of Business


Exploration & Production

Job Posting


Dec 7, 2012, 2:51:19 PM

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ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston,...