• Senior Geologist Advisor

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    Energy XXI is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company whose growth strategy emphasizes acquisitions, enhanced by its value-added organic drilling program.  The company's properties are located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico waters and the Gulf Coast onshore.  We are currently looking to fill the position of a Sr. Advisor Geologist in Houston, Texas. This role will report into the Asset Manager.


    • Detailed reservoir mapping integrating subsurface data, petrophysical data and seismic interpretations
    • Work with Geophysicist, Engineer, Regulatory and Drilling in planning wells
    • Assess exploration and development risk and reserves potential with company software
    • High grade prospective areas for acreage acquisition and exploration/appraisal drilling
    • Generate maps for booking reserves and work with outside auditors
    • Assist in generating appropriate geologic models to be adopted in the seismic interpretation process
    • Work with Production department to maintain reservoir performance and find opportunities for recompletes or sidetrack candidates
    • Ability to coordinate and supervise logging operations during actively drilling wells
    • Generate and file required Regulatory documentation
    • Document technical work for budgeting and Investor Relations
    • Monitor exploration drilling activity in areas of interest
    • Other duties as assigned


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree required in Geology
    • Minimum 15 years’ experience with concentration in Gulf of Mexico
    • Experienced in Field Development mapping
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proven success in working in a multi-disciplined team environment
    • Proficient in Geologic Database & Mapping Software (particularly Petra or Petrel)
    • Strong working knowledge of MS Office


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Geology
    • Preference for candidate trained at major E&P company with Gulf of Mexico experience
    • Petra proficiency
    • SMT and/or Landmark Seismic interpretation skills preferred



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