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Development Geologist - Permian

The Conoco Phillips Company

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Development Geologist - Permian Apply Add to Cart Job ID: 00UJ7 Category: Geosciences Location: Midland, TX Who We Are We are one of the world's largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 15 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization. We're grounded by our SPIRIT Values - safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business - but not at all costs. We believe it's not just what we do - it's how we do it - that sets us apart. We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success. Permian Overview ConocoPhillips and its heritage companies have operated in the Permian Basin for almost 100 years. Across New Mexico and Texas, the company holds conventional positions in the Northwest Shelf and Central Basin Platform, and an unconventional position in the Delaware Basin. At year-end 2020, the company held about 750 thousand net acres across the basin, with net production of 85 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day. ConocoPhillips is committed to being an innovative and environmentally responsible operator, and the new technologies and practices that it is using in this area exemplify that. In January 2021, ConocoPhillips completed the acquisition of Concho Resources Inc., greatly expanding the company's position in the Permian Basin. The addition of 550,000 net acres complements the company's position in the Delaware and Midland Basins and created a sizeable Permian presence. Description The Permian Asset teams are seeking a Development Geologist who will report to the Geoscience Supervisor and be an integral part of the Asset Team. The Asset Team is charged with core area value creation through aggressive primary development of identified and growth resources. The position is supported by a highly qualified group of geoscience professionals, including geoscience technicians, and a geophysicist. If you are selected as the Development Geologist, you will build, plan and execute the development program as well as support the evaluation of non-operated activity in your area. You will work with all functions of the organization in a legacy asset with high activity and technical advancements. The ability to effectively communicate recommendations to leaders is essential. Your responsibilities may include: Generate and update maps in assigned area of responsibility using all appropriate data and applicable technologies (including, but not limited to, production, petrophysics, geochemical and core data, 2D/3D seismic data) to create, high-grade, and prioritize drilling location inventory Make recommendations to management for the drilling of development wells, working with reservoir engineering counterparts to ensure alignment of commercial/economic evaluation Collaborate with the drilling department on all aspects of drilling development and exploitation wells, supporting same with geological prognoses, logging program recommendations, core analysis programs, and geosteering Partner with completions team to develop a geologically grounded stimulation plan Conduct and/or coordinate post-audits on development/exploitation well programs and report results to management Assist in evaluation of third-party acreage submittals and/or property acquisitions Monitor industry activity utilizing public data and industry networks Work closely with Midland Basin Land to acquire acreage or extensions of core area selected for leasehold capital expenditures Work with Asset team members to develop capital budget plans and to track implementation of same Drive drill schedule, from well conception to TD Basic/Required: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as a permanent resident, refugee or asylee Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination, or ConocoPhillips approved accommodation, required Master's degree or higher in Geoscience or foreign equivalent 1+ years of experience in the oil and gas industry Preferred: 1+ years of experience in Permian unconventional resource plays Proficiency in each of the following: Stratigraphy Structural interpretation Regional evaluation and play fairway mapping Well tops and correlation Well design and planning Landing target analysis Takes ownership of actions and follows through on dedications by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical 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 ofNovember 30, 2021. Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee. Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire. ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. #LICK Apply Share this job

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Date posted
30 Nov 2021
Science, Technology & Environment
Enviro/Geo Testing & Analysis
$130k ~ $153k
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard hours
Desired education level
Master's Degree
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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