Full time Full day
$133,000 - $155,000 / year
The Woodlands, TX

As an employer, we foster an exciting culture of innovation that offers challenging and dynamic work to unlock the potential of our people. We are collaborative, fast-paced, engaged and relentlessly focused on our goals

Attracting and retaining the right people is the key to our business strategy. We provide our employees with a variety of career growth opportunities and programs that recognize and reward demonstrated results. Our work environment promotes knowledge sharing, transparency and innovation

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Ovintiv’s Geoscience team has an opportunity for a Geoscientist. This position requires strong integration with engineers to enhance the design and execution of development drilling programs and subsurface evaluations across the Bakken Shale in the Rockies Operating Area

The successful candidate will have the ability to integrate subsurface information, including geological, petrophysical, and production data to high-grade areas within established producing areas. Demonstrated experience with horizontal drilling operations and resource plays is required. Experience creating and executing asset level appraisal plans is preferred


  • Generate and execute development plans for multiple unconventional play horizons and concepts
  • Collect and integrate data of differing types and scales to build an understanding of the resource and its optimum development
  • Communicate and interact daily with geophysicists, reservoir, completion, and drilling engineers providing interpreted well logs, cross-sections, subsurface maps, and development plans
  • Mentor other Geologists, Interns, and Technicians
  • Create, generate, manage, and present sound, high-quality geologic interpretations and drilling opportunities
  • Develop regional, multi-county stratigraphic framework and subsurface correlations


  • Five or more years of related experience with an oil and gas operator
  • Master's degree in Geology is required
  • Team-oriented with good interpersonal communication skills and the ability to integrate with others while maintaining a positive and productive work environment
  • Extremely organized with the capacity to plan, prioritize, and complete multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to deliver outstanding results with minimum supervision
  • Working knowledge with geoscience workstation software for mapping structure, reservoir properties and facies and producing well log correlations, cross-sections and well-seismic calibration. These interpretations will incorporate completion and production data
  • Demonstrated experience planning and executing horizontal wells
  • Strong working knowledge of geo-steering techniques
  • Ability to use Geographix and StarSteer software packages
  • Strategic thinker with ability to introduce innovative and sound solutions adding the most value to the company
  • Experience in unconventional resource development and resource estimation
  • Understanding of play analysis, reserves analysis, economics, and risk assessment
  • Ability to communicate technical data through the preparation and presentation of clear, concise and persuasive oral/written opinions, reports and presentations
  • Some travel to field operations may be required

In accordance with applicable law, the following represents Ovintiv's reasonable estimate of the hiring compensation range for this role

HIRING SALARY RANGE : $133,000- $155,000 USD

Compensation may vary and will be determined by the geographic location, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data

Benefits: Ovintiv offers a competitive benefits package

At Ovintiv, we value diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment

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