Company: Petroplan
Skills: Geologist
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Petroplan is actively recruiting for an Operations Geologist to join a reputable and high performing oil & gas operating company. Based in the Houston offices, this individual will play a key role in providing operational support to wellsite teams focusing on unconventional horizontal wells.


  • 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, SMEs, supervisors, and upper management

Role Requirements

  • 5 years' experience in operations geologywith a high level of interest to working in operations teams
  • Bachelor's Degree in Geosciences
  • Experienced with Geologic software such as StarSteer, Geographix, and ArcGIS
  • Experience in unconventional reservoirs and horizontal wells is required
  • Strong technical acumen in addition to operations experience

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.