Petroleum Geologist Resume Samples

A Petroleum Geologist is an earth scientist working in the field of petroleum geology, involved in the process of discovering oil and identifying possible oil deposits, gas caps, and leads. While the duties vary based on the type and workplace setting, the following core duties are identified on the Petroleum Geologist Resume – studying the composition, structure, and other attributes of the earth, using mathematics, physics, and geological knowledge in exploration for oil, gas, minerals, or underground water; using a variety of techniques to discover the information, interpreting geophysical information in project reports, conducting field studies and implementing drilling strategies for extraction of the fuel.

Even if the work field varies, the needed skills to execute the job description are common and include the following – knowledge of geographical information systems, and the global positioning systems, familiarity with data collection, good interpersonal skills, and knowledge of extraction processes and techniques. To become one, a bachelor’s degree in geology or a closely related field such as environmental science is needed.

Petroleum Geologist Resume example

Petroleum Geologist Resume

Summary : Ensuring compliance relating to surface and mineral material management, mining law administration, oil and gas, and non-energy leasable mineral management, and also Determining procedures for safe abandonment of mine shafts, portals, and other features caused by mining and exploration operations.

Skills : MS Office, Researching Skills.

Description :

    1. Knowledgeable and responsible for prospect generation through development and drilling.
    2. Experienced working principally in the North American intercratonic basins of Illinois and Michigan.
    3. Developed over 50 potential Mississippian and Devonian drillable prospects over a large acreage block on the Eastern Shelf of the Illinois Basin using both geological and geophysical means.
    4. Prospected generation and development has been expedited by becoming proficient in Petra mapping software.
    5. Researched and developed, using both proprietary (seismic, geochemical, etc.) and public data, drillable oil and gas prospects in the Michigan Basin.
    6. Served on a team providing geologic expertise in support of District planning, design, construction, and operation activities.
    7. Applied a sound knowledge of accepted scientific theories and practices in the field of geology, hydrogeology, and engineering geology using a good general knowledge of related sciences, e.g., chemistry, mathematics, physics, and geophysics.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          Bachelor Of Science In Geology


          Petroleum Geologist Resume

          Summary : Versatile professional with a strong background in science and technology who has enjoyed success in multiple careers including computer network administration and oil and gas exploration. Experienced in all areas of information technology including desktop management, server administration, network design/implementation, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

          Skills : Project Management, Network Management, Geographic Information Systems, Desktop Support.

          Description :

            1. Evaluated 130 Rangely wells for potential proactive work on routine workovers.
            2. Created field geology course that examines the Rangely reservoir in outcrop, and taught portions of the course to 16 production engineers, geologists, partners, and well site managers.
            3. Mapped calcite veins on the surface and in newly trenched lines for identification of possible faults in the reservoir.
            4. Used as an inexpensive alternative to a 3D seismic survey.
            5. Mentored the production engineers in understanding the wellbore interaction with the reservoir.
            6. Presented a geology lecture to Colorado School of Mines students 9 times totaling 600 students.
            7. Conducted analyses and draw conclusions that impact design, construction, and operation costs of District projects.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Management
          Education
          Education
          GED


          Petroleum Geologist Resume

          Headline : Processing applications for mining law, mineral materials, oil and gas, and non-energy mineral management; preparing reports leading to the issuance of permits and leases.

          Skills : Planning Skills, Coordinating Skills.

          Description :

            1. Developed drillable oil and gas prospects using GIS software and economic analysis tools.
            2. Developed plans and manages the geologic program for an assigned geographic area.
            3. Provided geologic analysis services for land use categories in assigned geographic areas.
            4. Planned and executed on studies requiring a fresh approach to resolve new problems.
            5. Trained or advised scientists and engineers from other organizations regarding geologic programs and investigations.
            6. Performed assigned fieldwork and data collection activities for various media (groundwater, surface water, soil, air, etc) independently and accurately.
            7. Provided technical support for hydrogeological and remedial investigations, hydrogeologic testing, and groundwater monitoring programs.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      5-7 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Executive
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      MS

                                      Petroleum Geologist Resume

                                      Summary : Over 25 years of experience with investigative geology, Geographic Information System (GIS) technologies, environmental science, and geotechnical engineering, Working on three DOE Remediation Projects in Ohio - the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (GDP), the Fernald Closure Project, and the Mound Project.

                                      Skills : Microsoft Office, Petra, Landmark Decision Space, Stoner Engineering Software.

                                      Description :

                                        1. Developed oil and gas prospects for several onshore locations in California using geological, stratigraphical, and geophysical methodologies, including seismic line interpretation and well log analysis, interpretation, and correlation.
                                        2. Completed a year-long geochemical and stratigraphic study of the Norton Sound prospect in Alaska using Continental Offshore Stratigraphic Test (COST) borings and other researched geologic, geochemical, and stratigraphic data.
                                        3. Completed geologic and stratigraphic studies of several onshore Alaska petroleum provinces.
                                        4. As the Intergraph System Manager, prepared and taught CAD classes to geologists and geophysicists.
                                        5. Designated the on-site geologist on a number of onshore and offshore oil rigs in California.
                                        6. Work performed included geological supervision, borehole sampling, and borehole and well log interpretation.
                                        7. Made field decisions as to testing and analysis based on information retrieved during the drilling process
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      10+ Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Senior
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      MS In Economic Geology

                                      Petroleum Geologist Resume

                                      Objective : Hardworking, organized, Petroleum Geologist professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

                                      Skills : Microsoft Office Products, Communication Skills.

                                      Description :

                                        1. Initially contracted through Intermountain Well Analysis and Analex Corporation.
                                        2. Mudlogger responsible for examination and logging cutting samples.
                                        3. Monitored and maintained hydrocarbon detection equipment.
                                        4. Unit Manager for directed crews in mudlogging operations.
                                        5. Well site geologist observed lithology drilled and hydrocarbon shows along with log correlation to pick formation tops and core points.
                                        6. Oversaw mudlogging operations and electric logs ran at completion of drilling.
                                        7. Duties required technical deduction of data and ability to communicate and present interpretations.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      2-5 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Junior
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      B.A. In Geology

                                      Petroleum Geologist Resume

                                      Summary : A licensed professional engineer and professional geologist with over 28 years of multi-disciplined experience in the oil and gas industry. Past duties include production, drilling, operations, and reservoir engineering; development and operations geology; property appraisal and evaluation; project and data management; and land acquisition.

                                      Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Retail.

                                      Description :

                                        1. Responsible for evaluating oil and gas prospects in the Rockies.
                                        2. Partnered with Oil and Gas Company in basin analysis of the petroleum system in the Columbia River Basin, Washington.
                                        3. Leased 450,000 acres.
                                        4. Integrated geological, geophysical and well log data to generate prospects.
                                        5. Project was sold to Encana and Delta Petroleum and led to the drilling of three exploratory wells.
                                        6. Generated and leased 50 thousand acres in East Central Nevada.
                                        7. Sold and retained operations.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      10+ Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Senior
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      Master Of Science In Geology

                                      Petroleum Geologist Resume

                                      Summary : Highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic and drive to exceed expectations, Single and willing to relocate. Enjoy jobs that require a road warrior mentality and require overnight travel.

                                      Skills : Drilling Fluid Management, Communication Skills.

                                      Description :

                                        1. Evaluated rock samples and electric logs for the commercial production of oil and gas.
                                        2. Communicated with operators, landowners and rig hands for logistic purposes.
                                        3. Supervised of multiple wells at a time, requiring time management while also fulfilling operator and landowner needs.
                                        4. Stayed within KCC and OSHA regulations.
                                        5. Finished geological reports in a timely manner minimize operator down time.
                                        6. Drilled one exploratory well and completed as a dry hole.
                                        7. Directed the office migration of data and software from DEC systems to UNIX-based platforms.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      7-10 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Management
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      BS In Geology

                                      Petroleum Geologist Resume

                                      Headline : Performing subsurface field geologic exploration tasks accurately while quickly logging and classify soil samples utilizing the Unified Soil Classification System (USCS) with detail, and also Working knowledge of construction standards for environmental monitoring wells and soil collection methodology utilizing Hollow Stem Augers (HAS) as well as split-spoon technologies.

                                      Skills : MS office, Coordinating Skills.

                                      Description :

                                        1. Extensive experienced in both conventional and unconventional resource plays in the U.S., Mexico, and South America.
                                        2. Performed detailed log analysis, construct structural/stratigraphic cross sections and subsurface maps, evaluate acreage and prospect submittals, calculate volumetrics, and work closely with engineering staff on reserve estimates and A&D evaluations.
                                        3. Conducted regional studies to high grade areas for oil and gas leasing and mineral purchases by clients.
                                        4. Contracted involve subsurface exploration, well installation, excavation, blasting, geologic mapping, and geophysical explorations and A/E contracts for a wide variety of geotechnical services.
                                        5. Developed, implemented and updated the geology and minerals portion of the district planning system that could include inventories, opportunities for development, economic data, and possible conflicts with other programs.
                                        6. Participated in or leads projects in the development of environmental documents evaluating free use permits, material sales, oil and gas leasing, geothermal resource leasing, exploration and development drilling, and mining plans of operation.
                                        7. Experienced with creating tables, graphs and figures to assist staff in the completion of project deliverables.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        5-7 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Executive
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        MS

                                        Petroleum Geologist Resume

                                        Objective : Over 1.5 years of experience with Anadarko Petroleum as a Development Geologist in the Eagleford Shale. My primary responsibility was overseeing the drilling of horizontal wells, which included planning wells, creating geologic prognoses, creating structure maps and geologic property maps. I also became very familiar with a number of programs commonly used in the Oil and Gas industry, chiefly Petra, Decision Space, and SES Geosteering Software.

                                        Skills : Microsoft Office, Autocad, Surfer.

                                        Description :

                                          1. Responsible for all geologic characterization of the Sundown Slaughter, Levelland, Kingdom, T-Star, Smeyer and Masten CTX (Chevron) property- Northern shelf of the Midland Basin.
                                          2. Completed full volumetric assessment of Slaughter and Levelland units including the generation of OOIP, HCPV (Oil Saturation) PhiH, and structure maps with various porosity cutoffs, etc.
                                          3. Obtained extensive well workover experience in the Permian Basin - Have analyzed over 150 different wells for workover potential with acid stimulation, hydraulic frac.
                                          4. Supervised multiple wells at a time, requiring time management while also fulfilling operator and landowner needs.
                                          5. Established and maintained cooperative relationships with other BLM offices, user groups, and State and Federal agencies concerned with the Bureau's mineral management program.
                                          6. Prepared reports and appraisals on mineral leases, sales and mining operations, reviews the exploration or development/operating plan for adequacy and recommends the amount of bond to be required.
                                          7. Provided technical expertise in formulating surface protection stipulations, standards, and mitigating measures to reduce the adverse impacts of surface disturbing activities.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        0-2 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Entry Level
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        BS In Geology

                                        Petroleum Geologist Resume

                                        Headline : Petroleum Geologist with MS in Geochemistry and diverse experience including onshore operations geology; offshore drilling and mudlogging; construction project management, sales, and design; laboratory science and instrumentation; and university-level teaching and science outreach looking for the right opportunity in southern Indiana.

                                        Skills : Petroleum Geology, Supervising Skills.

                                        Description :

                                          1. Determined the impacts of prospecting, exploration, development, and mining on public lands through the application of geologic principles.
                                          2. Participated on interdisciplinary teams for evaluating the impact of Forest Service and non-Forest Service activities on Forest lands.
                                          3. Contributed geologic information input on interdisciplinary teams to support environmental impact studies on public lands.
                                          4. Applied geologic principles to the administration of mineral leasing activities on public lands.
                                          5. Inspected mineral operations for compliance with operating plans in accordance with agency standards.
                                          6. Served as a project geologist on projects and studies in support of major civil works and, environmental restoration projects.
                                          7. Projects included primarily dams, levees, and flood damage reduction structures.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              5-7 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Executive
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              MS In Geology