Job Detail: Development Geologist

Job Order #13194

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
6/18/2024 Development Geologist Midland - Texas Oil/Gas


Walker Elliott is recruiting for a Development Geologists for upstream oil and gas company with a strong presence in the Permian Basin. We are seeking motivated Development Geologist to join their team in Midland, TX. The ideal candidate will have experience in the Permian Basin, with a specific focus on the Delaware Basin. This role involves evaluating and optimizing our existing oil and gas assets and collaborating with cross-functional teams to drive successful development projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct detailed geological evaluations and characterizations of reservoirs in the Permian Basin, with an emphasis on the Delaware Basin.
  • Integrate geological data with geophysical, petrophysical, and engineering data to develop comprehensive reservoir models.
  • Generate geological maps, cross-sections, and other visualization tools to support development planning and decision-making.
  • Collaborate with reservoir engineers, geophysicists, and other technical experts to optimize drilling and production strategies.
  • Monitor and analyze reservoir performance, providing recommendations for enhancing oil recovery and production efficiency.
  • Stay current with industry trends, technologies, and best practices related to reservoir characterization and development.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Geology, Geophysics, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a development geologist in the upstream oil and gas industry, with significant experience in the Permian Basin, specifically the Delaware Basin.
  • Proficiency in geological interpretation software (e.g., Petrel, Kingdom, Petra) and geostatistical analysis techniques.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret geological and engineering data sets.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary environment.

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Walker Elliott is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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