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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Company: Chesapeake Energy

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

Job Summary

This senior level position performs geosteering operations on all assigned wells, under limited supervision in order to recommend best applications for success. 


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Models offset data to determine the feasibility of geosteering within reservoirs within given geological / physical constraints and to recommend best applications for success
  • Monitors real-time data, provides real-time interpretation and executes directional decisions to ensure proper placement of the borehole within a specific target
  • Analyzes data from gamma, offsetting wells, structure maps, seismic and mud logs to make educated steering decisions
  • Implements target lines, congruent with geology, drilling and production best practices
  • Reviews and analyzes geological and targeting information provided by geologists and other sources
  • Recognizes errors and seeks to make adjustments in practices to reduce error count
  • Maintains updated geologic interpretations for all wells assigned
  • Maintains open and frequent communication with rig line geologists, engineers, field personnel, and drilling analysts keeping them appraised of the status of their wells
  • Generates Cplot reports and other deliverables according to protocols with minimal errors
  • Prepares status reports, formation updates, target line changes, and End of Well reports
  • Enters statistical data into a geosteering database
  • Focuses on continuous improvement, quality control, and work efficiency to reduce errors and improve processes/protocols
  • Shares discoveries, tips and tricks, and workflow enhancements to improve team efficiency
  • Recognized as either a technical expert in district/division or group
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

  • Advanced working knowledge of mudlogging operations, basic logging tools, and measurements
  • Advanced working knowledge of gamma, offsetting wells, structure maps, seismic, and mud logs to make educated steering decisions
  • Advanced working knowledge of horizontal drilling, directional surveys, and geosteering concepts
  • Advanced working knowledge of geological concepts, and is able to recognize faults and geohazards
  • Understands drilling parameters on WITS feed and how it affects drilling and geosteering. DLS and Toolface awareness
  • Understands and uses drilling operations vocabulary
  • Mastery of district lithology and issues/preferences associated with each formation
  • Advanced, in-depth knowledge of geosteering software and is able to create accurate and visually appealing correlations
  • Ability to steer several wells at a time as well as complete project work
  • Advanced knowledge of field operations hierarchy, and possesses strong communication skills in order to communicate with field operations personnel
  • Ability to adapt to software changes and is motivated to learn
  • Advanced attention to detail to produce quality work product
  • Ability to work irregular hours


  • Minimum: High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree - from accredited university - Geology


  • Minimum: 5 - 8 years related work experience


Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Chesapeake Energy Corporation's operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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