Adv Reservoir Engineer Job in Houston, United States

at Marathon Oil
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted May 1, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Marathon Oil's Eagle Ford Subsurface team is seeking for a Reservoir Engineer. This team is active in development and appraisal activities.- The Company expects activity levels to remain high in upcoming years, providing challenging, varied assignments and opportunities for professional growth.
This position will report to the Subsurface-Supervisor-for the Eagle Ford Surveillance team.- The Surveillance team is part of the greater Eagle Ford Subsurface team. Functions below encompass some of the roles and responsibilities of the Surveillance team.

Essential Functions May Be Responsible For, But Not Limited To:

Conduct surveillance of all wells in area of responsibility on a weekly basis.- Communicate with Execution counterparts regularly to discuss performance improvements
Collaborate with Technical Applications & Completions & Technical Studies to design pilots & trials to identify opportunities for well performance enhancement and implement & share learnings across organization
Collaborate with Execution team to complete all required decline work for CPC & planning forecast updates
Collaborate on well reviews with Operations and Project Execution for all wells in AOR & document results in standardized format/tool.
Complete all required decline work for CPC & planning forecast updates
Complete Base and Reserve DCA & required documentation in a timely fashion
Complete required documentation for Health Checks/Sanctions/AFEs(COOP/OBO) in a complete and timely fashion (QC)
Conduct production data analysis to provide feedback to identify best completion and choke management strategies
Conduct studies to identify and quantify trends in performance.- Feed information back to influence PODs, drilling, completions and manage well flowback and longer term flow strategy. Communicate to Technical Applications.
Coordinate with Technical Studies on conducting well reviews with Operations for all wells in AOR & document results in standardized format/tool.
Coordinate with Technical Studies on developing area type curves, decline producing wells and estimate reserves using appropriate tools and techniques
Develop an integrated production to reservoir analysis - Sand face to Separator Bottleneck Analysis
Develop area type curves, decline producing wells and estimate reserves using appropriate tools and techniques
Develop bench marking/competitor surveillance leveraging DI Analytics
Provide support for recommendations on acquisitions and various development scenarios
Provide support to Technical Application in identifying non-routine data acquisition requirements (DFIT, Production Logs, etc.)

Education & Experience

BS in Engineering (Petroleum Engineering preferred)
Minimum 8 years of industry experience including at least-5 years as a reservoir engineer
Experience with-development of unconventional-reservoirs (Eagle Ford Shale Preferred)
Exposure to field operations and production activities
Experience in project level technical and economic evaluations
Experience with Spotfire and statistical analysis evaluating multiple variables

Skills & Knowledge

Must be a self-starter interested in working in a team-oriented environment and making recommendations to the team to help deliver a high quality, comprehensive work product
Must have a solid technical background (decline curve analysis, volumetrics, pressure/rate transient analysis, nodal analysis, etc) and developed understanding of geology
Must be a competent user of ARIES
Must have excellent presentation, communication and technical writing skills
Must be very flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and team needs and meet established deadlines
Must be very comfortable making technical recommendations and post appraising results
Software: Spotfire, ARIES, Kappa, IHS Harmony
Reservoir modeling/simulation knowledge beneficial


Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether-you're a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You'll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you-need to succeed.
Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.
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