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Senior Geologist - Oil & Gas Company

Stellar Recruitment
Updated: Feb 25 2013
Desired Expertise: Geologist
Experience: 8+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: Negotiable $140k base, STI/LTI cash incentives, equity and benefits
Location: Denver, CO, US
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: North America
Job Description:
  • Join a privately-held oil and gas company developing shale assets
  • Report directly to the Geoscience Manager on complex projects
  • Progress your career working for in a small team environment

Stellar Recruitment is partnered with a privately-held oil and gas company with significance in onshore unconventional resource projects consisting of tight gas sands, gas shales and coalbed methane. Due to having recently received a private-equity funding to develop Marcellus Shale assets, they are growing their technical team and are recruiting a Sr. Geologist.

As the Sr. Geologist, reporting to the Geoscience Manager, you handle complex geological assignments to identify drillable prospects. Other duties include:

Your other responsibilities will include:

  • Work on both new prospect generation and established play development
  • Utilize geological data to evaluate viability of drilling locations
  • Interpret data to determine subsurface geology and economic viability
  • Develop geological models of the geological structure and rock characteristics
  • Produce and present geological maps and reports
  • Plan location and trajectory of development wells and prepare well proposals
  • Assist with annual development of exploration plans
  • Travel to site to collect information from well data

Top candidates will possess:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Master's Degree is a plus
  • 8 years of experience working in an oil and gas geoscience capacity
  • Experience with horizontal drilling and unconventional plays
  • Capability with seismic interpretation and workstation use
  • Proficiency with Petra and/or geological mapping software

A successful candidate will be offered a negotiable package similar to:

  • $140k base, STI/LTI cash incentives, equity and benefits

This Position Is Closed to New Applicants

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