Geo Modeler

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Occidental Petroleum

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Oxy is an international energy company with assets primarily in the United States, the Middle East and North Africa. We are one of the largest oil and gas producers in the U.S., including a leading producer in the Permian and DJ basins, and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Our midstream and marketing segment provides flow assurance and maximizes the value of our oil and gas. Our chemical subsidiary OxyChem manufactures the building blocks for life-enhancing products. Our Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary is advancing leading-edge technologies and business solutions that economically grow our business while reducing emissions. We are committed to using our global leadership in carbon management to advance a lower-carbon world. Visit for more information.


Occidental is looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Geo Modeler in Houston, Texas under the general direction of the Lead Geoscience, within 1PointFive Sequestration of Low Carbon Ventures.  The position will support a new business within Oxy Low Carbon Ventures (LCV).  The mission of the LCS group is to grow an externally focused low carbon services business utilizing Oxy’s significant experience in carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS), subsurface expertise, and to explore other low carbon service opportunities. 

The experienced advisor geologist will work the different Sequestration Hub team with primary duties of fluvio-deltaic reservoir characterization across the US gulf coast region, Petrel static modelling, and interaction with development teams and simulation teams.


Role and Responsibilities:

·       Perform technical and project work as required, with particular emphasis on Petrel static modeling.

·       Mentor and advise team members applying best practices to projects

·       Involve additional company resources as needed (e.g. from Central Function), advocate and organize  peer assists and reviews





·       M.S. or Ph.D. Degree in Geoscience


·       Required: 10 years industry experience

      Professional/Technical Knowledge:

·       Required – Expert knowledge in Petrel static modeling

·       Required – Experience with sandstone reservoir characterization

·       Preferred – Fluvial/Alluvial sandstone characterization experience

·       Preferred – Experience with conventional sandstone petrophysics

·       Preferred – Experience with CO2 saline aquifer sequestration projects.

·       Preferred – Experience working with RE’s on dynamic simulation.


Skills & Competencies:

·       Ability to collaborate across disciplines

·       Team oriented

·       Excellent Communication and Presentation skills

·       Innovation

·       Business judgment in decision making process


Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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Primary Location

  United States-Texas-Houston





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