• Petrophysicist

    Job Locations US-TX-Midland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/6/2018 3:55 PM)
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  • Company Overview

    Apache Corporation is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas producers.  The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its strong core values, entrepreneurial spirit, and operational focus.

    Key Duties/Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Geological Manager to provide petrophysical expertise at a professional level for Apache’s Permian Region. A petrophysicist will characterize reservoir properties, interpret log and core data with the collaborative support and expertise required to deliver outstanding results. Petrophysicists are contributing members of a multi-discipline organization who work with geologists and reservoir engineers to develop new drilling opportunities and develop a strategic exploitation and business plan to capture these opportunities and add value.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Support logging operations, reservoir studies, and performance evaluations focusing on efforts to optimize the development of reservoir operations and recovery, including carbonate and unconventional reservoirs by working within cross-functional team
    • Sharing best practices knowledge for petrophysical applications and evaluation processes
    • Providing experience in all aspects of open and cased hole log applications/interpretation and advanced core analysis
    • Ability to design, manage, and interpret log and core data acquisition programs
    • Participate in multidisciplinary projects and help present defendable business recommendations to senior management

    Job Qualifications



    • BS in Geology, Geophysics, or Engineering, and relevant experience



    • 5+ years petroleum industry experience as a log analyst or petrophysicist
    • Possess knowledge of major petrophysical software packages applied in the industry for well and reservoir interpretation
    • Familiarity with advanced methods of post core retrieval handling and analysis techniques
    • Demonstrated ability to design logging programs in complex reservoir systems, maximizing data acquisition
    • Knowledgeable in petrophysical and geological analysis integration



    • A high degree of enthusiasm for the geosciences and petrophysics
    • Excellent communication skills - present formally to management and effectively communicate work procedures to relevant personnel.
    • Ability to work within an integrated multi-disciple team.
    • A mature and professional attitude - capable of directing the work of others and being directed as required.
    • Must be able to work under pressure and provide input in short project time lines
    • Must be willing to work in integrated teams and have the ability to interact effectively with geoscientists and reservoir, operations, drilling and facilities engineers


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