Alaska's Oil & Gas Consulting Company

Marissa Hillje – Wellsite Geologist


B.S. in Geology California State University, Fullerton, May 2010


December 2011 – Present Wellsite Geologist Petrotechnical Resources of Alaska LLC, Prudhoe Bay, AK

  • Geo-steered wells using gamma, resistivity, density and porosity data
  • Proficient in steering horizontal wells through structurally complex areas, while avoiding water-flood, gas and heavy oil tar boundaries
  • Performed casing point picks
  • Inspected and described formation cuttings
  • Supervised MWD and wire-line logging
  • Designed “as drilled” cross-sectional interpretations
  • Collaborated with operations geologist to achieve well objects
  • Knowledgeable in drilling operations on coil and rotary rigs


March 2011- November 2011 Command Center Geologist: PASON SYSTEMS Golden, CO

  • Remote Well Monitoring and troubleshooting with the Pason TGAS system.
  • Remote Geo-steering using gamma and resistivity data.
  • Creating logs and final reports for finished wells.
  • Making target line changes and bit inclination recommendations as well as tracking the well from KOP to TD.
  • Interpreting lithology and formation changes based on data given.

September 2010 – March 2011 Marketing Geoscientist: GETECH Denver, CO

  • Corresponding with potential clients in order to sell GETECH’s oil and gas exploration services.
  • Marketing data and services at oil and gas conferences and conventions.
  • Working with geophysical data using ArcMap software.

September 2007 – August 2010 Field Naturalist: Inside the Outdoors Costa Mesa, CA

  • Teaching groups of 5th grade students about environmental science by taking them on outdoor educational field trips.
  • Communicating and presenting natural science, local history and environmental awareness in an educational and entertaining manner.
  • Promoting Inside the Outdoors non-profit organization at local community events.

Additional Skills

  • Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point
  • GIS
  • TechLog Software
  • OMAX – Microscope camera software