Company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Skills: Petrophysicist
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Midland, TX, US
Status: Active

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Job Summary
Anadarko is seeking a Petrophysical Technician who will work closely with Petrophysicists, Geoscientists and Engineers by providing support related to data management, wireline logging, core analysis and computer related activities. This position will be located in the Midland, Texas office working with the Delaware Basin Subsurface & Technology Data Management Team.



  • Five (5) + years of relevant experience in petrophysical interpretation and operations preferred.

  • Experience in tight gas/oil, gas/oil shales, and unconventional reservoirs is preferred.

  • Knowledgeable in Wireline and LWD tools.

  • Knowledgeable in Log Curve Mnemonics.

  • Knowledgeable in Quality Control of data.

  • Experience in Log editing.

  • Must possess excellent organizational & communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of at least one petrophysical software such as Interactive Petrophysics, Techlog, Geolog, or Powerlog is highly desirable.

  • Familiar with all digital data formats such aas LAS, DLIS, tif, PDF, CSV, etc. is required.

  • Familiarity with wireline vendor's software toolkits is a plus.

  • Must have ability to successfully interact within and other departments and service companies.

  • Dependable and able to work independently.



  • Daily compiling, editing and compositing of well logs from drilling wells.

  • Quality control for accuracy and consistent formatting.

  • Keeping track of and inputting digital data from newly acquired log sets.

  • Stay current on new logging tools and curves and keep ITS up to date in order to make necessary changes to software tables.

  • Assist petrophysicists in archiving and maintaining the corporate well log and core databases.

  • Perform depth shifting, curve conversion and normalizations.

  • Work with teams and vendors to ensure they are following data delivery specs.

  • Run database reports.

  • Export data to and from various software platforms.

  • Search and retrieve log data in various company databases then populate databases in prep for petrophysical interpretation projects.

  • Organize and manage digitization projects for various teams.


Bachelor's Degree in Science, IT, Engineering or Mathematics Or High School Diploma or GED and minimum 4 years' experience.


This position may be eligible for domestic relocation.


Travel Requirements
The percentage of travel required for this position is 0 - 10%.


Work Schedule
This position is eligible for the 5/40 or 9/80 work schedule.

The position covers 24-hour operations and must be available for 24/7 on call.


Anadarko does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.



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Anadarko is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with corporate offices in the Woodlands, Texas. Our deep and balanced portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in major U.S. onshore shale and resource plays, and oil-focused opportunities in deep-water basins worldwide.


Each day, we are focused on our core values of integrity and trust, servant leadership, commercial focus, people and passion and open communication in all of our business activities. We are committed to our mission of delivering a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare. At Anadarko, we directly employ more than 4,900 men and women and we strive for excellence in all that we do. We know the best vision in the world will not be realized without the right people.


At Anadarko, we set ambitious goals and take disciplined risks to achieve them. We need individuals who will take on this challenge. We’re planning for the future and looking for exceptional people to be part of it.


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