Sample Geologist Resume

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James Foster
3966 Catherine Drive
Fargo, ND 58102

Job Objective Seeking an exciting and challenging position as a Geologist in a company where my skills and knowledge can be used to the fullest.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in the collection, processing, and interpretation of geophysical data
  • Great expertise in oil and gas field development planning, oil sands exploration, modeling and reporting
  • Ability to implement data gathering techniques in a variety of field and weather conditions
  • Strong knowledge in stratigraphy and structural geology
  • Familiarity with using geological, geophysical, petrophysical and engineering data
  • Proficient in GeoSofa, Oasis Montaj, Surfer, ENVI spatial products(GIS), Petra and Landmark software
  • Ability to interact effectively with multiple functional groups

Professional Experience:

ConocoPhillips, Fargo, ND
August 2005 – Present


  • Conducted resource studies, positioned the asset for future exploration & development growth for the entire Anadarko Basin.
  • Quantified the resource potential, set strategic direction and delivered business objectives.
  • Integrated reservoir, production, geologic, geophysical and petrophysical data to assist in generating new development and exploration drilling opportunities.
  • Assisted in Front End Loading (FEL) processes used to progress development opportunities.
  • Coordinated non-operated project evaluations.
  • Monitored industry trends and helped in creating business opportunities.

Norwest Corporation, Fargo, ND
May 2000 – July 2005


  • Advised and guided on geology related projects.
  • Reviewed work, lead and mentored of geological staff.
  • Provided input for areas of future technical development within the department.
  • Overseen project management on geology related projects.
  • Maintained and updated regulatory documents.
  • Mentored staff and helped them in technical and professional business development.


Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Geology
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

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