IRC11752 - Exploration New Ventures Geologist
Newfield Exploration 18 reviews - Denver, CO

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Brief Posting Description

The candidate will be responsible for providing regional geologic interpretations of various plays throughout the Williston Basin region. The candidate will integrate with the geophysicists, petrophysicists and engineers working on the team to enhance evaluations. The candidate will have the ability to integrate subsurface information, including geological, petrophysical, geochemical, and production to build a basin model and hi-grade areas within play fairways.

Detailed Description
  • Collecting and integrating data of differing types and scales to build an understanding of basin history, develop play analysis and resource assessment maps
  • Develop regional, multi-county stratigraphic framework and subsurface correlations
  • Generate and update maps, logs, cross-sections and corporate databases with new tops, correlations, shows and other pertinent geological data
  • Create, generate, manage and present sound, high-quality geologic interpretations and new acreage and drilling opportunities to Sr. Management
  • Prepare play geoscience analysis including, integration of log data, geophysical data, rock property information, land data, well performance and other pertinent data
  • Successful track record of prospect generation and finding hydrocarbons
  • Coordinate well logging and coring activities
  • Mentor to other Geologists, Interns and Technicians
  • Able to work in multi-disciplinary team (Geophysics, Reservoir, Engineering and Land)
  • Understanding of play analysis, reserves analysis, economics and risk assessment. Capacity to weigh all factors and identify risks
  • Experience in horizontal drilling and well operations
  • Extensive experience in log analysis
  • Strategic thinker with ability to introduce innovative and sound solutions adding the most value to the company
  • Ability to communicate technical data through the preparation and presentation of clear, concise and persuasive oral/written opinions, reports and presentations
  • Extremely organized individual with the capacity to plan, prioritize and complete multiple projects concurrently
  • Team oriented individual with the ability to integrate with others while maintaining a positive and productive work environment

Job Requirements
  • A Bachelor's degree in Geology is required: Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a Geologist
  • Understanding of Williston Basin reservoirs preferred
  • Geographix or Petra and IHS/Drilling Info
  • Some travel to field operations or other business unit offices may be required
  • Normal office environment

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