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Geologist - Eagle Ford Operations- TX - Marathon

Posted on: 28-Feb-2012

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Position ID:  50503115 # Positions:  2
Location:  US-TX-Houston Type:  Regular Full-Time
Category:  Geosciences
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The successful candidate will be responsible for operations geology tasks during drilling of wells on Marathon’s acreage in the Eagle Ford play in South Texas.  Plans are to drill approximately 100 wells by the end of 2013 and continue at a pace of around 60 wells per year, making this an opportunity to work in a very fast paced and rewarding environment.    This position will report to the Subsurface Manager for the Eagle Ford Asset Team and will be located in Houston

  • Generate geologic prognoses for each new well.
  • Work with  development team to implement data gathering programs. Coordinate  efforts of vendors for logging, coring, mud logging. Be onsite for  logging and coring operations as necessary.
  • Monitor wells during  drilling utilizing geosteering to ensure that well paths are kept  within acceptable tolerances. Work with development staff and drilling  to make course corrections in a timely manner to minimize well  cost.
  • Ensure well data is provided to partners as required on a  timely basis.

Degree: Bachelors required, Masters preferred
Major Discipline: Geology
Years Experience Required: Minimum 5 years total industry experience
Travel Required: up to 25%
Computer Proficiencies: Intermediate PC skills are required in Microsoft desktop suites.  Experience with Geosteering Tools (Boresite), Geographix, GIS, Landmark, and onshore data bank software suites are preferred.

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