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Petroleum Geologists work in the oil or gas extraction industries. Common work activities highlighted on a Petroleum Geologist resume sample include determining fuel location and quantity, detecting obstacles against reaching fuel reservoir, using specialized equipment, analyzing satellite mapping, and supervising oil extraction processes. Based on our most successful resume examples, these professionals should demonstrate petroleum extraction expertise, excellent math skills, analytical thinking, communication and interpersonal skills, time management, and computer competencies. Petroleum Geologists receive a significant amount of academic education and often hold a Master's Degree.

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Petroleum Geologist

Built subsurface structural and stratigraphic geological maps and cross sections in Texas and Louisiana Gulf
Coast. These maps and cross sections were used to develop and review economically viable oil and gas
prospects.

  • Reviewed geology and made recommendation on purchase of submitted oil and gas prospects
  • Performed well-site geological duties: logging samples and drill time; picking formation tops; well log analysis
  • Assisted in generation and drilling of development and exploration oil and gas prospects
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer Science
BS
Geology
2

Petroleum Geologist

  • Provided reservoir engineering support & economic evaluation for acquisitions & development opportunities; identified value-creation opportunities and implemented projects to cease timely growth potential.
  • Developed and maintained progressive professional relationships with partners & potential new business.
  • Monitored / evaluated oil & gas reservoir performance & depletion strategies; estimated reserves & recoveries, performed nodal analysis.
  • Pursued opportunities realized through drilling, well completion, artificial lift, and mechanical improvements.
  • Assisted with preparation and routine updating of business plans, reserve estimates, and budgets.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Computer Engineering
BE
Petroleum Engineering
MBA
Business Admin / Project Mgmt
3

Petroleum Geologist, Exploration and Production Manager and Market Research Coordinator

Worked directly with industry Executives and Directors to develop and implement exploration and production initiatives.

  • Managed and consulted with industry partners for drilling and completion strategies to effectively bring reserves into production and sales.
  • Business Development Coordinator of future exploration efforts.
  • Organization of company assets for marketing and divestiture
  • Conducted business venture strategies with industry partners.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Geology And Integrated Sciences
Professional Studies
4

Petroleum Geologist

  • Identified and explored for new hydrocarbon prospects and potentials; evaluated prospects, mineral leases and geophysical data; managed exploration budget and supervised drilling and development of wells
  • Mapped the Arkoma Basin in Oklahoma and Arkansas extensively, as well as Central Oklahoma platform shelf and Ouachita Overthrust for structures, sandstone trends and production trends.
  • Discovered Badger Hill gas field in McIntosh County, Oklahoma
  • Mapped the surface expressions of the Spiro Sandstone and the Wapanucka Limestone
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Accounting
BS
Geology
MS
Geology
5

Consulting Petroleum Geologist (part Time)

  • Prepared geology and risk assessment reports regarding field packages located in the Upper Texas Gulf Coast, East Texas, and West Central Texas for potential acquisition.
  • Reviewed, interpreted, and remapped geology and geophysics and determined reserves.
  • Assessed permit and environmental issues associated with the targeted acquisition.
  • Interpreted open and cased hole well logs, log calculations, reserves, leases, seismic and geological interpretations, and geologic and production risk assessments.
  • Recommended potential well recompletion targets.
  • Performed economics assessments including the evaluation of present value of future value of projected cash stream based on production and reserve assessments.
  • Utilized log and geophysical data to generated field structure and isopach maps, production history, and fault plane in 2D and 3D formats.
  • Reviewed New Venture lease royalty and terms status.
Candidate Info
45
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Earth Science / Geology
MS
Geology
6

Assistant Exploratory Petroleum Geologist (geotech)

Mapping of drill pads in accordance to OSHA, city, county, and state well setbacks.

  • Used excel to document wells, production, depth intervals, thickness of formations of known producers and mapped them in 3-D in ESRI.
  • Used ESRI, Google Earth, current and older maps to ensure precise areas of interest for drill pads.
  • Searched through old oil and gas fields in order to see what production and how long it produced and what intervals.
  • Use State wide Oil and Gas Libraries along with the Texas RRC and Drilling Information websites to obtain information for different projects in the Texas areas of research.
  • Researched several basins in the continental US. (This includes sands, conglomerates, shale's and hydrocarbons).
  • Fabricate structural and stratigraphic cross sections in areas proposed for drilling.
  • Research current state oil and gas laws as they pertain to the company and the cities affected.
  • Made contact with government officials in order to ensure setbacks are current.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Electrical And Electronics
AS
Electrical And Computer Engineering
BS
Geology
7

Petroleum Geologist Assistant/surface Logger

Gather technical, geological, and observational data to ensure proper interpretation for energy production companies.

  • Assist well site geologist during coring operations.
  • Set up and install sensors, computers, and equipment, and lend on-site technical support in case of equipment failure.
  • Real time monitoring of data and drilling activities from proprietary data acquisition systems.
  • Collect and analyze cutting and fluid samples from well.
  • Communicate with various key personnel in regards to depth formation changes, geological samples and drilling parameters.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Natural Resources
8

Petroleum Geologist

Generated subsurface maps and cross sections

  • Evaluated borehole geophysics
  • Evaluated and developed acreage in the Permian Basin, New Mexico, Eastern Shelf, and South Texas as an exploration, development, and exploitation geologist
  • Supervised conventional and sidewall coring projects
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Geology
MS
Geology
9

Independent Petroleum Geologist

Early success and respect within the industry. Recognized for being detail oriented and driven.

  • Developed Oil Well Drilling Proposals for [company name]
  • Leased land and mineral rights from Landowners
  • Negotiate drilling contracts with independent drilling contractors
  • Prepared and sold drilling prospectus to individual investors
  • Prepared ownership documents for submission to oil purchasing contractors
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
10

Petroleum Geologist

Develop and evaluate prospective oil and gas exploration targets

  • Construct maps and interpretive cross-sections using PETRA subsurface mapping
  • Interpret subsurface geological data including geophysical logs, operator well completion
  • Assemble and communicate presentations of prospective targets for investors and management
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Geology
MS
Geology

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