Geologist: Senior Development – Arlington, Texas

Geologist:  Senior Development



U.S Energy Development Corporation—a 40 years old energy company located in Arlington Texas, is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Geologist for a direct hire opportunity. The incumbent can look forward to working on multi-disciplined assignment within the USE Geosciences group and will be responsible for both prospect and regional level geological interpretation. Additional responsibilities include industry deal screening, M&A evaluation, A&D evaluation, and prospect generation in company focus areas. The individual will be required to handle multiple geological projects in various basins and perform high quality, integrated project evaluations in a timely manner. US Energy is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.



  • Candidate will be responsible for all the geological aspects of prospect evaluations, subsurface/formation evaluations, well planning, and relevant drilling & completions activities.
  • Thorough understanding of the Permian/Delaware Basin and Eagle Ford, unconventional resource attributes and horizontal well development is essential.
  • Responsible for the mapping and interpretation of existing assets in the Permian and Eagle Ford to maximize development of existing acreage.
  • Identification of primary drilling target and target window definition for each proposed well.
  • Oversight and coordination of third-party geo-steering.
  • Collaborate with Reservoir & Production engineers in well planning
  • Candidate will be the responsible geologist during drilling operations.
  • Monitor day-to-day drilling operations of the rigs
  • Provide geologic prognosis and well logging programs, along with analysis and mitigating of potential geohazards.
  • Identification of bolt-on acreage and acquisition opportunities to grow existing areas of development.
  • Interpret and/or generate appropriate maps utilizing subsurface and/or seismic data for project evaluation.
  • Screen and evaluate industry generated prospects, as well as potential acquisition and divestiture opportunities.
  • Review and assess competitor activity in corporate areas of interest.
  • Ability to prepare and effectively communicate technical information and recommendations to management.
  • Oversee and mentor staff geologist.



  • M.S. in Geology preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in E&P.
  • Experience in multiple basins, particularly in resource plays. Permian and/or Eagle Ford experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications including Petra or an equivalent geological interpretation program.



Self-motivated individual with ability to manage a substantial workload.

Able to work independently as well as effectively in a multi-discipline team setting.

Candidate must be a driven individual motivated to succeed.

Ability to perform under pressure and meet tight deadlines, sometimes for extended periods of time.

Ability to multi-task and manage several on-going projects at the same time.

Energetic, self-motivated, hardworking and detail-oriented.