Company: Continental Resources
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 26, 2023
The Petrophysicist will be tasked with providing detailed petrophysical assessments for Continental's asset appraisal, exploration, and development. The successful candidate will be expected to implement modern petrophysical workflows in conventional and unconventional reservoirs. The candidate should be highly skilled in data acquisition, data analytics, tool theory, and core analysis theory. The primary function of this position is field or basin-wide petrophysical assessments to support comprehensive exploration efforts. To that end, the candidate will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of geologists, engineers, landmen and others to arrive at asset level decisions that generate value for Continental. This position will be expected to present to upper management regularly.
Serves as a resource within functional area. Guides others in resolving complex issues; may lead functional teams or projects. Advanced knowledge of fundamental theories, principles, and practices in specialization. Solves complex problems without precedent and/or structure; takes a broad perspective to identify solutions. Works independently, with guidance in complex situations.
Duties and Responsibilities
Expert level understanding and ability to plan or design
Open Hole, Cased Hole, LWD/MWD programs
Core analysis methods including SCAL
Log data acquisition, normalization, editing and interpretation
Log curve forward modeling
NMR data processing and analysis
Dipole data processing/analysis - and rock mechanics interpretation
Image log processing and analysis
Evaluations with large basin-wide studies
QA/QC of log data
Core data analysis
Understanding of standard core analysis protocols
Capillary pressure modeling
Core rock mechanics
Presenting to Executive Management on a regular basis
Personal commitment to inclusion and diversity
Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Competencies
Proficient in log and core theory applications
Ability to write and understand code in any of the following
Experience working in Integrated Petrophysics (IP)
Spotfire analytics experience
Arc GIS or related mapping software
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team to evaluate prospects or A&D deals
Ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects and focus attention on most critical aspects of each project to drive timely decisions
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
Instills trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments
Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
Nimble learning - Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
Bachelor's degree in Geology, Geophysics, or related field of study
Minimum of five (5) years of recent experience working as a Petrophysicist
Minimum of three (3) years of experience doing large basin-wide studies
Prior US Onshore and unconventional experience
Excellent knowledge of open and cased hole logging tool types, function, and application
An acceptable pre-employment background and drug test.
Previous public technical presentations at SPWLA, SPE, AAPG, SEG or related forums
Geographix experience, especially GVerse Petrophysics
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
Continental Resources, Inc. provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Continental is successful because we challenge our employees to be innovative and creative. We provide our employees with the necessary tools to be successful, and we reward them for their hard work. If you want to work in an environment that encourages teamwork and putting your ideas into action, consider joining Continental Resources.
Continental Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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