Works as the geologist in an integrated environment of landmen, geophysicists, reservoir and production engineers to identify optimal drilling locations (primarily, but not limited to unconventional development).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Lewis Energy seeks to fill two (2) Geologist II positions in San Antonio, TX to identify optimal drilling locations primarily, but not limited to, unconventional development; coordinate logging runs and perform petrophysical comparisons, long stratigraphic correlations, regional structural and isopach mapping, open and cased hole well logs QCOM, OBMI, ELAN, and Mechanical Properties; perform geophysical evaluations; create synthetics, well ties to 3D datasets, structural interpretation, and aid in evaluation of locations and geosteering; produce pre-drill prognosis with location, anticipated tops, well plan, geological and economic justification of location along with identification of any known or suspected drilling hazards; maintain constant communication with the drilling department and monitor geosteering during drilling of wells; provide feedback and plan changes as necessary; incorporate post well appraisal (production and economic metrics) in order to maintain optimal development plans; review competitor/offset drilling and production activity to complement our understanding of regional activity/development; develop drillable oil & gas prospects with the specific purpose of finding commercial quantities of oil & gas in South America; work on a variety of projects which will include both conventional and unconventional (shale gas and oil) plays; improve geological support in accordance with the corporative strategy of expiation in South America; work on projects that will extend to the field during drilling operations in Colombia, Mexico and the United States; responsible for coordinating a fluent communication between geologists in the Colombian and San Antonio offices while managing Colombian projects and the Colombian database in San Antonio; prepare status reports for the Colombian government, including the National Agency of Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Mines, and EPIS (Exploration and Production Information Service); utilize fluency in Spanish to communicate effectively and efficiently with foreign company offices and government entities; load and interpret 2D and 3D seismic data and utilize the geological software program Geographix; analyze wireline log information and incorporate this data into the seismic interpretation; complete geological mapping and petrophysical evaluation of all productive intervals within the current contracts in Colombia; use Petrel, SMT/Kingdom and Geographix software for both geological and geophysical mapping; utilize comprehensive knowledge of compressional and transpressional tectonic settings; utilize knowledge of geophysical data dealing with elastic rock properties required in the building geomechanical models used in well design.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree in Geology and 2 years of experience in job offered or 2 years experience as an Exploration Geologist analyzing cretaceous and tertiary formations.
Conversational and professional fluency in English and Spanish (verbal and written)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Less than 10% travel to domestic & international locations required. Conversational and professional fluency in English and Spanish both verbally and in writing required. Knowledge of Colombian oil & gas basin geology required.