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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