Job Overview

Summary

The U. S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) provides policy-neutral data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.  EIA provides a wide range of information and data products covering energy production, stocks, demand, imports, exports, and prices; and prepares analyses and special reports on topics of current interest. For more information please visit EIA's website at: http://www.eia.gov/

The Office of Energy Statistics conducts a wide range of survey, statistical methods, and integration activities related to: energy consumption and efficiency; electricity; nuclear and renewable energy; oil, gas and coal supply; and petroleum and biofuels. This Office also manages the EIA data collection program and the quality control for weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual and quadrennial statistical reports.

A successful candidate in this position will:

  • Perform parts of projects evaluating oil and gas geologic systems and production capabilities.
  • Operate data collection systems and functions pertaining to the geologic structure, composition, and history of earth sites.
  • Research and review more efficient exploration, production, and distribution systems reflective of new and emerging technologies.
  • Document the effects of Government policies and private sector practices on current and future petroleum production and supplies.

Duties

As a Geologist, you will:

  • Perform projects evaluating oil and gas geologic systems and production capabilities.
  • Collect, compile, and organize data for geologic studies and evaluate production capabilities of different areas.
  • Operate data collection systems and functions pertaining to the geologic structure, composition, and history of earth sites and document the effects of Government policies and private sector practices on current and future petroleum and natural gas production and supplies.
  • Research and review more efficient exploration, production and distribution systems reflective of new and emerging technologies, consistent with sound economic and environmental practices and established principles of geology.