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Operations Geologist

Houston, Texas, United States



Posted: 4/3/2024

Ref: BH-265738

Responsibilities and Duties:  

• Integrated analysis in support of the geosteering of horizontal wells in company’s drilling  

program with the use of LWD technology; monitoring real-time data, providing real-time  

interpretation, and responsible for adjusting the borehole position real-time to ensure  

proper wellbore placement  

• Provide operational support to directional drillers, superintendents, company men, mud  

loggers, and open-hole logging jobs; oversee all geology related field operations with the  

drilling rigs  

• Generation of detailed structure maps that incorporate multiple data sources including  

seismic, isopach maps, lithofacies maps, cross-sections from well logs, cores, seismic  

interpretation, surface geology, and other geological tools  

• Generate geological prognoses and lookbacks for new wells  

• Communicate technical results to multiple technical teams, supervisors and upper  


• Other duties as necessary  

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

• MS in Geology or Geophysics preferred  

• BS in Geology or Geophysics required  

• A minimum of 2 years of experience in related position and ideal candidate would have field  


• Skilled in geologic software and mastery of geosteering applications (StarSteer, Geographix  

and ArcGIS), as well as core functions of Microsoft suites  

• Experience in unconventional reservoirs and operations experience is required.  

• Excellent interpersonal skills needed for interfacing with all levels of employees within the  

organization and members of the industry  

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a collaborative team  

environment tackling complex subsurface problems. Strong communication skills and  

capability to explain complicated geologic concepts to people without a geologic  


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