Geologist

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US

Category:  Geology and Geosciences

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BASIC ACCOUNTABILITY
The Geologist, under minimal supervision, performs complex duties related to the planning and executing of Devon’s drilling inventory. They must collaborate closely with a multidisciplinary team, utilizing their knowledge of the reservoir, to assist with development planning, drilling, and completions efforts in order to improve the economics of Devon’s inventory and existing base. The candidate will also be responsible for the addition of future reserves through exploration and appraisal efforts, including but not limited to the generation of new play concepts, integrated reservoir characterizations, appraisal planning, and data acquisition proposals. They will also provide recommendations on acquisitions, joint venture opportunities, and innovative technologies. The candidate should desire to work in a collaborative multi-functional team setting that prioritizes a “One Team” approach to problem solving. This includes a continuous improvement mindset, willingness to challenge the status quo, and ability to demonstrate integrated subsurface performance through actions and feedback. Devon desires a diverse workforce due to the complexity of our assets and tasks. Unique experiences and inclusivity are critical to our teams. 
 
EDUCATION
Master’s degree in Geology or Geosciences
  
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide geologic support to multi-disciplinary teams in the planning and execution of horizontal wells.
• Ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams in answering complex geologic problems related to the development and growth of Devon’s assets, utilizing state of the art software and analysis techniques.
• Identify geological relationships critical to the integration of engineering, geochemical, geophysical, and petrophysical data.
• Integrate wireline data and seismic to construct maps and depositional models needed to assist other disciplines in the understanding of petrophysical, geophysical, and engineering relationships of oil and gas reservoirs.
• Initiate exploration efforts looking for growth opportunities in the form of existing play extension and/or new play concepts.
• Assist the team in competitor analysis to better understand our own assets or to acquire competitors.
• Understand and apply geological risk to exploration, appraisal, and development projects, and work with a probabilistic mindset.
• Effectively communicate project results and recommendations to leadership, especially new ideas or those that challenge the status quo.
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
• Practice safe work habits at all times
• Demonstrate commitment to Devon values: Integrity, Relationships, Courage, and Results
• Communication skills that create a space for all team members to be heard and critical analysis evaluated in an open forum, including but not limited to effective and disciplined communication in a virtual environment 
• Strong problem solving skills to handle complex subsurface projects
• Proficient organizational skills, and an ability to progress multiple projects simultaneously
• Basic business acumen and interdisciplinary understanding
• Able to think critically and creatively, identify potential opportunities and risks, and bring forward recommended action
• Intermediate level computer skills
• Oil and gas industry experience preferred
• Experience in horizontal drilling, completion, and simulation technology is preferred

 

Devon Energy is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Devon Talent Acquisition Team at Diversity@dvn.com


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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