Senior Geoscientist, New Ventures

Dallas, Texas Location
Salary Commensurate with Skills and Experience

Dynamic, successful oil and gas company is seeking a Senior Geoscientist for new ventures and exploration opportunities in Unconventional Resource and/or Shale Plays.


  • Evaluate basins for unconventional resource potential and execute large scale development.
  • Provide regional play and prospect mapping.
  • Recommend exploration opportunities through geophysics and geological analysis.
  • Take lead role in well log interpretation, structural and stratigraphic mapping, core description and interpretation, and physical log interpretation.
  • Generate structure and reservoir maps for field appraisal, development and reserve estimation.
  • Coordinate with logging, sampling, and drilling vendors to insure data quality, archival, and real time communication.
  • Contribute to the scoping and execution of new projects.
  • Participate in special projects.

Candidate qualifications:

·         BS and/or MS in Geology or Geophysics. 
·         8+ years geoscience experience in the oil and gas industry.
·         Geoscience experience evaluating Unconventional Resource and/or Shale Plays required.
·         Permian Basin experience highly desired.
·         Functional understanding of geology, geophysics, and reservoir characterization issues and how they relate to reservoir performance and development planning.
·         Excellent computer skills.  Knowledge of many software tools, databases, and libraries required to pull necessary data for making recommendations for exploration/acquisition ventures.
·         Proven track record of value creation.
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
·         Ability to work as an integral part of the geoscience team.

Qualified candidates should immediately email a resume to:

J Mar & Associates