Petroleum Geologist V Salary in the United States

How much does a Petroleum Geologist V make in the United States? The average Petroleum Geologist V salary in the United States is $217,689 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $201,549 and $228,347. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Skills Associated with Petroleum Geologist V: Feasibility Study, Geospatial (GIS) Analysis, Predictive Analytics and Modeling, Risk Assessment ...More

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Salary estimation for Petroleum Geologist V at companies like : BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC, KINDER MORGAN INC, KOSMOS ENERGY LTD

Job Description

Petroleum Geologist V 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 V estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Petroleum Geologist V typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Petroleum Geologist V works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. To be a Petroleum Geologist V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., an exploration and production company, focuses on the extraction of onshore oil and related liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company's primary oil and liquids-weighted assets are located in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado. As of December 31, 2018, it had proved reserves of... More
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