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Geoscience Specialist

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Houston, TX

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Geoscience Specialist','00017878','!*!Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a subsidiary (OxyChem) that is a major North American chemical manufacturer.  As one of the largest oil and gas companies in the U.S., we continually strive to be one of the best in the business.  Our greatest asset has been, and will continue to be, our people. 

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual to fill the position of Geoscience Specialist with our Subsurface Characterization Team in the Texas Delaware Business Unit. You will join a team focused on striving to expedite and optimize the economic recovery of hydrocarbons from secondary and tertiary recovery reservoirs in Permian Basin. If you are interested in joining a fast-paced, action-oriented team, please apply for this position.   This position is located in Houston, Texas.

Responsibilities include:

Supporting Landmark-Openworks, Petrel, ArcMap (and other) data management tools and databases

Understanding, manipulating, auditing, loading and maintaining well log data, raster images, scout ticket information, geological field data, seismic navigation/survey data, land data, georeferenced map data, and core data in both electronic and hardcopy formats 

Preparing maps, cross-sections, montages, charts, tables, etc. in hardcopy and electronic formats 

Downloading, compiling, organizing, loading and front-end analysis of well and spatial data into various Geo-platforms, especially Petrel and Petrel Studio 

Creating and manipulating map data, performing technical support, and creating documentation and elements for presentation slides

Assisting geophysicists, geologists and petrophysicists with database management

Assisting with post-well and/or project evaluations and competitor analysis','!*!

A minimum of five years of industry experience

Knowledgeable of reservoir and production engineering, geology, and land terminology

Expertise in Petrel

Possess strong computer skills in Microsoft and workstation-based applications (data management, geological, and engineering) e.g. UNIX, LINUX, Access, Excel, ArcGis Suite, Geographix, Petrel, and Landmark-OpenWorks

Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, develop new workflows with minimal supervision

Innovative thinker with a desire to challenge the status quo and conventional thinking with the ability to implement new ideas, processes and technologies

Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities with the ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations with incomplete information and tight deadlines

Results-oriented with excellent time management skills with ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently and meet tight deadlines

Collaborative and a strong team player with effective interpersonal skills

Proactively takes initiative to drive hard for success, tackle problems and assumes ownership of challenging work or projects

Strong communication (verbal and written) skills with ability to effectively share information

Able to work some overtime as needed for key projects/deadlines

Minimum education is a high school diploma/GED

Desired Qualifications

Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline or relevant field of study is highly desirable

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status','Exploration Support','United States-Texas-Houston','','DOMESTIC','Full-time','Geoscience Specialist

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation
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Company Profile
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.

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