International New Ventures Geologist
Marathon Oil - Houston, TX

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Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent international energy company engaged in exploration and production, oil sands mining and integrated gas. Based in Houston, Texas, the Company has a strong portfolio of assets delivering defined growth leveraged to crude oil production with exploration upside. At the end of 2011, Marathon Oil had net proved reserves of more than 1.8 billion barrels. The Company’s operations are located in North America, Europe and Africa.

You will be a part of a dynamic and aggressive International New Ventures team. You will be responsible for the identification and evaluation of international Impact Exploration opportunities, as well as assisting in evaluation of the exploration potential of international Business Development projects. You will be exposed to a wide range of countries, basins and structural settings/plays. Strong geological and geophysical interpretation skills, as well as good business acumen are essential. Experience in international locations and with foreign companies and governments are strongly preferred, and periodic international travel must.


  • arry out evaluation of exploration opportunities ranging from Country to Basins, play to prospect level integrating both geophysical and geologic data.
  • Interpret a variety of G&G data including 2D or 3D seismic, potential field and well data. Identify and recommend potential new ventures exploration opportunities.
  • Participate in on-site technical evaluations in US and foreign locations.
  • Works with other team members and multi-discipline groups to develop holistic risk, portfolio and financial analyses.
  • Assist team in preparing and making presentations to management, partners and government representatives.
  • Stay abreast of new technology and apply it appropriately in meeting objectives.

  • Qualifications:

    Degree Required:

    BS Required; MS preferred

    Major Discipline Required :


    Years Experience Required:

    15+ years

    Skills Required:

    International exploration, regional play fairway analysis, risk and resource evaluation.

    Knowledge Required:

    Knowledge of Landmark interpretation software preferred

    Travel Required (%):


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