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Reservoir Quality Geoscientist

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Company: ExxonMobil

Location: Houston, TX

Date Posted: August 9, 2014

Source: ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company has an immediate opening for a Reservoir Quality Geoscientist at its Upstream Research Laboratory located in Houston, Texas.The successful candidate will conduct research and research applications in reservoir quality analysis and prediction. Our investigations focus on developing broad understanding and predictive models of geological processes controlling reservoir quality evolution, including the provenance, deposition, and diagenesis of reservoir rocks. Our research goals are tied to addressing both immediate concerns and emerging trends in exploration, development, and production, including unconventional reservoirs. Candidates should have the following qualifications:• A Ph.D. in geology, petroleum geology, sedimentary petrology, inorganic geochemistry, or a related field• Experience in one or more areas pertinent to reservoir quality including but not limited to mineralogy, petrography, sedimentology, inorganic geochemistry, stable or radiogenic isotope geochemistry, fluid inclusion analysis, and/or geochemical modeling• Experience in one or more analytical techniques including but not limited to core ...
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company has an immediate opening for a Reservoir Quality Geoscientist at its Upstream Research Laboratory located in Houston, Texas.The successful candidate will conduct research and research applications in reservoir quality analysis and prediction. Our investigations focus on developing broad understanding and predictive models of geological processes controlling reservoir quality evolution, including the provenance, deposition, and diagenesis of reservoir rocks. Our research goals are tied to addressing both immediate concerns and emerging trends in exploration, development, and production, including unconventional reservoirs. Candidates should have the following qualifications:• A Ph.D. in geology, petroleum geology, sedimentary petrology, inorganic geochemistry, or a related field• Experience in one or more areas pertinent to reservoir quality including but not limited to mineralogy, petrography, sedimentology, inorganic geochemistry, stable or radiogenic isotope geochemistry, fluid inclusion analysis, and/or geochemical modeling• Experience in one or more analytical techniques including but not limited to core analysis, X-ray Diffraction (XRD), X-ray Fluorescence (XRF), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), petrography, stable and radiogenic isotopic analysis, and/or data analysis• Creative, adept at team work, and able to drive projects to completion • Strong communication, organization, and interpersonal skills• Industry or post-graduate experience in reservoir quality technology and/or experience in integrated hydrocarbon systems analysis, including basin modeling, would be a plusThe candidate filling this position will be expected to contribute immediately to on-going projects, as well as formulate and direct future endeavors. Collaboration is required with corporation geoscientists and engineers from a broad range of disciplines in order to address Upstream business objectives. ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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