Geological Technician Sr
WPX Energy - Denver, CO

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Provide support to geosciences team in the Williston Basin Asset Team in collaboration with other Senior Geological Technician.
  • Maintain and update Petra Project and SMT Project for Asset Team in collaboration with other departments.
  • Populate and maintain other databases, as needed.
  • Transfer data from various external and internal sources into Petra/SMT, including but not limited to wells, well/permit status, spuds, logs, core data, directional plans, directional surveys, drilling schedule information, reserves data, perforations, and cultural, land, production, and seismic data.
  • Purchase various data and materials upon request, such as digital logs, literature, etc.
  • QC all data and exercise caution in transfers to avoid overwriting relevant existing data.
  • Periodically check for and clean up duplicate or extraneous data.
  • Maintain scout map of new activity over entire basin, provide reports on same.
  • Create and print maps and cross sections.
  • Transfer geosciences data to and from other departments and programs as needed (e.g., budget, reserves, drilling).
  • Maintain electronic well files and any physical files.
  • Document processes.
  • Assist geoscientists with tasks as needed to support up to 10-rig drilling program.
  • Execute short-term, long-term, and iterative projects.
  • Keep manager informed of progress on ongoing projects and educated on process developments.
  • Work collaboratively with multiple departments in different states.
    • Demonstrated advanced capability in manipulating and transferring electronic data, programming experience a plus.
    • Ability and willingness to adapt to new software applications and processes.
    • Familiarity with SMT and Petra, GIS experience a plus.
    • Desire to build and improve processes as part of a team.
    • Attentiveness to detail.
    • Collaborative and energetic approach.
    • 5+ years of experience as a geological or engineering technician
    • High School diploma, Bachelor's Degree preferred

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