Devon Energy Geologist - New Ventures & Heavy Oil Technology in Calgary, California

GeologistCalgary Office

Devon Canada and The New Ventures/Heavy Oil Technology team has an exciting opportunity for an intermediate to seniorGeologist. This role will be multi-faceted in that the successful candidate will both seek out new opportunities but will also be a key contributor on a multi-disciplinary team working on Enhanced Heavy Oil Recovery projects.

Environment, Health & Safety and Regulatory Performance is a critical component of our overall success at Devon Canada and as such this position calls for a high level of excellence in respect to Health and Safety, requiring you, and those you engage with, to anticipate risk and ensure safety in the workplace is a priority.

Why Consider this Role?

You will be part of a leading edge team working to unlock greater potential from the Devon heavy oil asset portfolio.

Performance Objectives:

  • Evaluation of heavy oil reservoirs throughout the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin in order to provide technical recommendations for acquisitions

  • Provide detailed geologic input for the design and execution of Enhanced Heavy Oil Recovery schemes both internally and in partnered projects

  • Integration of geological and engineering technical data and interpretations


This position offers the right candidate variety in their daily work life, learning opportunities and the chance to offer creative solutions. We are seeking an individual with a strong work ethic, who is self-motivated and able to work under minimal supervision. Our ideal candidate will possess excellent planning and organization skills, and who has the ability to be influential and assertive when necessary. We require someone who is known as an open and honest team player, and who has a positive, engaging attitude.


  • Post-Secondary education in the field of Geoscience required, graduate degree preferred

  • Current member of APEGA or qualified to apply for membership


  • 8-10 years of experience, ideally in Oil & Gas industry, specifically Heavy Oil projects

  • Innovative thinker with a positive flexible attitude

  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team

  • Fundamental understanding of sequence stratigraphy and the geology of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin

  • Strong skill set in reservoir quality evaluation, especially mineralogy, geochemistry and fluid-rock interactions

  • Formation evaluation and petrophysics experience is considered an asset

  • Experience working in steam assisted and cold flow heavy oil projects is desirable

  • Readiness to champion ideas and engage with differing opinions

The Devon Advantage:

Every day, Devon employees bring their talent, skill and innovative spirit to work. That’s what’s made us a leading independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, and has helped us rank onFORTUNE Magazine’s 100 BEST Companies to Work Forand on the Best Workplaces in Canadalist. Plus, Devon offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • An industry-leading compensation and benefits package

  • Bonuses and long-term incentive programs

  • Focused employee development

  • A great place to do great work

  • An environment that values employees and is driven by performance