Company: Ably Resources
Skills: Geologist, Geoscientist
Other Skills: Gulf of Mexico , Exploration
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Ably Resources are working an NOC with an office in Houston TX, supporting them with the growth of the Upstream Exploration department for the Gulf of Mexico . The role will be part of the New Ventures team ( GOM ) and key activities will involve the following:


Lead and drive the geological studies at various scales ranging from regional-block-prospect scale, the integration of various geological and geophysical data sources and the identification, definition, resource assessment and risking of hydrocarbon prospects.


Lead and drive development and execution of regional Exploration Projects activities and plans by ensuring adequate technical expertise, fit-for-purpose technologies and operational excellence of the Operated Blocks (COB) with the aim of creating value to achieve company's resource addition target.

Conduct an integration various data sources in Play Based Exploration works and to produce a synthesis on petroleum prospectively of an area, block or basin.

Evaluate region's exploration portfolios, provide technical inputs on the yearly venture plan, work program and budget through innovative and cost effective technical solutions in achieving business growth that's aligned with Exploration Venture strategy.


You will be responsible for the subsurface evaluation of company operated blocks and offer recommendations on appraisal and exploration well planning. Your role will report into the Country Exploration Manager



To be considered for the role, you must have the following:


• MSc in Petroleum Geology, equivalent or higher


• 10+ years' experience as a geoscientist with an operator, preferably with experience in Exploration or New Ventures


• Experience as a geoscience interpreter, ideally offshore Brazil.


• Appraisal and field development experience


• Relevant software experience, Landmark, Petrel and GEOX is preferred


• Project management skills


• Experience executing well programs


• Broad geoscience knowledge, with experience in both geophysics and geology



If you meet the above criteria and are interested in discussing further, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Ably Resources is an innovative, results focused recruitment consultancy building its reputation by consistently delivering the right people to the right job! We deliver cost effective permanent, contracting and temporary staffing services.


Our dedicated team believes in the importance of networks and industry knowledge. We work in partnership with a large range of clients from small, independent companies through to global blue chip organisations.


Our aim is to build and maintain long-term working relationships with our clients. Employers can trust us to offer tailor-made and cost-effective solutions to their recruitment problems, and jobseekers can trust us to deliver a discreet and dedicated service that will help them make the very best of their specialist skill-set.