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Houston TX Full Time Posted: Tuesday, 13 March 2018
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Position Title: Geoscience Technician

Org: South Texas - Eagle Ford Subsurface

Location: Houston, TX

Vacancies: 1


Marathon Oil Corporation is an international energy company engaged in exploration and production. Marathon Oil has a major leasehold position in the core of the Eagle Ford Shale formation in South Texas.

The Marathon Eagle Ford Subsurface team is seeking a Geoscience Technician to support the Eagle Ford subsurface team primarily with company operated assets. The candidate will be expected to work closely with the technical staff and management in support of a variety of development activities and functions. This position will report to a Subsurface Manager for the Eagle Ford Asset Team and will be located in Houston.

Knowledge about subsurface data types, data usage and import/export utilities in multiple software applications is essential. Working with historic data bases and creating/analyzing data tables, data graphs and geospatial mapping is key. Working knowledge of geologic/subsurface software such as ArcMap, Petrel, GeoGraphix, OpenWorks/Decision Space, and Spotfire is ideal. Must be able to mine and QC data, make maps, and generate cross sections.


  • Generate a variety maps and cross-sections using data generated by geoscience and engineering staff
  • Utilization of internal/external data sources for data mining efforts to support geoscience and engineering analyses
  • Maintenance of databases for geoscience applications (ie GeoGraphix,OpenWorks and various internal trackers)
  • Generation of data visualization materials for technical staff, including charts/graphs and various spatially defined displays
  • Assist with the generation and compilation of internal/external presentation materials
  • Provide technical application support to personnel with geoscience support applications

Preferred Qualifications:

Education:Two-year or four-year degree (preferred) or equivalent experience. Major discipline: Technician specific curriculum, Geology or other technical related major preferred (ie math, natural science, computer science, etc.)

Experience: Non-technical major require at least 2 years of technician related work experience in oil and gas industry; Eagle Ford development experience is a plus

Computer Skills: ArcGIS, OpenWorks, Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis of Excel and PowerPoint, Spotfire, Drilling Info, TGS, GeoGraphix

General Knowledge:Good working knowledge of basic subsurface geology. Knowledge of subsurface data capture, analysis and end use to determine future development programs is critical.

Communication: Excellent oral and written communication skills, teamwork, and strong organization & planning skills

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether you're a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You'll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.

If you are a current Marathon employee please use the ERP website to submit referrals.

Posting Notes: || Houston || TX || United States (US) || Not Applicable; SF:DI; SF:GH; SF:LI; SF:MN; SF:RZ || Geosciences || Not Applicable || || 26381 ||

Houston TX, United States of America
Marathon Oil
Marathon Oil
3/13/2018 11:10:52 AM

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