Contract Geologist

Dallas, Texas

Petroplan is actively recruiting for a Contract Geologist to work on behalf of a reputable and growing oil & gas company within their Dallas offices in Texas. The geologist role will be dedicated to project generation of additional potential in idle wellbores within company assets, while providing wider support to the subsurface team.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Expertise in cased-hole log analysis including RST's
  • Reservoir property distribution uncertainty analysis including OOIP calculations
  • Experience interpreting logs and generating perforation recommendations
    • Proven success in bringing on incremental production preferred
  • Ability to incorporate seismic data into geological interpretation
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and map complex geologic structures
  • Ability to incorporate nearby well production performance into geologic interpretation
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, multidisciplinary team
  • Strong organization, presentation, and communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to work at a fast pace
  • Experienced in using Petra, Petrel and Microsoft Office products
  • 15 years' relevant experience, ideally working on assets with in onshore USA
  • Masters degree in Geology

Position Responsibilities

  • Build field level structure, gross and net isopach maps with limited well data on potential additional zone targets.
  • Interpret older vintage open hole and modern cased-hole logs to identify and quantify incremental potential
  • Build probabilistic oil in place calculation for different drainage radii to assist reservoir engineers in project economics

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


Craig McConochie
Craig McConochie
Recruitment Manager, USA