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Geologist Jobs in Calgary at Talisman Energy Inc

Calgary, AB, CANADA

Talisman Energy Inc. is a global, diversified, upstream oil and gas company, headquartered in Canada. Talisman's three main operating areas are North America, the North Sea and Southeast Asia. The Company also has a portfolio of international exploration opportunities. Talisman is committed to conducting business safely, in a socially and environmentally responsible manner, and is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability (North America) Index. Talisman is listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges under the symbol TLM. Please visit our website at

As a member of the Situche Development Team, you will work with other professionals located in Calgary and Peru. The successful candidate will be a Senior Geologist with exploration and development experience. The candidate will have extensive experience working as a development geologist with proven geocellular modeling skills.

1. Development Geologist

Competition Number: 2010-0224

This role will be responsible for providing full time geological expertise for the Situche Complex Development. Ensuring the quality and timely delivery of the following:

- Geological evaluation and modeling of Situche Central discovery.
- Responsible for defining and coordinating all development geological modelling studies.
- Synthesize geological information from developing regional database and apply improving regional understanding to geological model.
- Refine geological field and reservoir model as input to field development planning.
- Integrate field studies with other key disciplines in the situche Central team (Geophysics, Petrophysics, Reservoir Engineering etc.).
- Create detailed well plans for execution by Drilling and play a central role in the detailed planning and geological operations of appraisal and development wells.
- Prepare detailed well evaluation program in conjunction with other disciplines, to define full data acquisition programmes in appraisal and development wells.
- Provide geological input to optimize appraisal and development well planning activities and operational support during drilling activities.
- Contribute to field reservoir management and surveillance plans.
- Work closely with Exploration to optimise the potential of Talisman's acreage in the Maranon Basin.


- 10+ years working as a development geologist in the oil and gas industry.
- Minimum B.Sc. in Geology and membership of a professional association

Candidate Profile:

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that will enable you to effectively interact with management and cross-functional team members to advance projects and ideas.
- A self starter, capable of working independently and as part of a dynamic team.

Additional Information:

- Only candidates who are legally permitted to work in Canada will be considered.
- Relocation will be provided for the successful candidates if required.

To Apply:

If you are interested in this rewarding opportunity, please forward a cover letter and resume via email to by August 20, 2010 quoting the competition number 2009-0224 in the subject line.

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