Advisor Reservoir Engineer in Houston, United States

at Weatherford International Inc.
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted June 27, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Weatherford International Inc. is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people.
Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.

The Houston-based position reports to the Bakken Reservoir Engineering Manager and will provide reservoir engineering support to the Subsurface Team. The position requires experience in classical reservoir engineering methods, economics, reservoir fluid and rock characterization, uncertainty analysis, reserves evaluation, enhanced oil recovery methods as well as experience in reservoir simulation. The incumbent will be part of a multi-disciplinary team seeking to optimize the development strategy of the asset.

Construct and update reservoir simulation models (Intersect) to assist with field development planning, ongoing reservoir management and short and long-term forecast. Participate in the annual reserves process, including allocating current and future volumes using the Weatherford P1-P6 system. Contribute to maximize asset value, with focus on optimizing completions and well spacing. Provide reservoir engineering support to optimize and design EOR projects. Conduct/participate in appropriate Peer Reviews and technical workshops; complete required corporate technical assurance reviews. Provide one-on-one mentoring to less-experienced reservoir engineers. Provide expert coaching to the asset engineers in conducting the appropriate reservoir performance evaluation and prediction studies. This could range from using analytic techniques to advanced reservoir simulation studies. Ensure high quality standards for managing reservoir engineering data, ensuring consistency with Weatherford guidelines.

Experience 15+ years of reservoir engineering experience, including experience working in unconventional reservoirs. Proven track record of leading small projects required. Strong computer skills and experience with technical applications including Eclipse, Excel, OFM and PEEP are essential. Effective interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), and influencing skills are highly desirable. Self-starter, able to work independently, collaborate fully as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Able to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
BSc / Engineering degree in Petroleum Engineering

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