Petroleum Geologist II studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Being a Petroleum Geologist II estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Petroleum Geologist II typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Petroleum Geologist II gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Petroleum Geologist II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience.