Digital Reservoir Lead in Oklahoma City, United States

at General Electric
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted May 14, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Role Summary:

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of BHGE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

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Role Summary:

As Digital Reservoir Lead at the Energy Innovation Center in Oklahoma City you will be part of a multidisciplinary and diverse team of experts working on state-of-the-art and cross functionally-integrated technologies for the improvement of well and reservoir productivity. Specifically, you will work in close collaboration with EIC engineers, geoscientists and digital experts to ideate, validate, develop and commercialize digital and data-driven solutions to reservoir dynamic problems.

Turn technical requirements into function prototype algorithms as needed and defined by various innovation programs. Application areas will include enhanced oil recovery in conventional and unconventional reservoirs, asset optimization, reservoir analytics, and digital rock physics. You will also be involved in product development and commercialization, new venture incubation and start-up economics.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:
Lead the development of innovation projects and strategy utilizing digital and data-driven methods for the Reservoir Innovation (RI) team. This includes identification, prioritization and advocacy for all ideation within RI.
Coordinate across reservoir projects and sub-programs and identify and manage digital resource requirements. This includes staffing, software and hardware both internal and external in nature.
Coordinate with Director of Reservoir Innovation, Reservoir Innovation Leader and Reservoir Innovation product manager on development of strategic digital technology roadmaps for the Reservoir Innovation programs. Assist program leads with development of product development roadmaps.
Coordinate with non-EIC BHGE entities regarding digital innovation strategy for the reservoir.
Contribute to the strategic and tactical direction of the Reservoir Innovation group.
Specify and lead research projects; manage budgets, schedules, and technical risks
Work with customers, engineers, data scientists to understand customer needs and design prototype solutions for various reservoir challenges
Bachelor's Degree in Petroleum, Chemical, Mechanical Engineering, Geoscience from an accredited college or university
Minimum 5 years of experience in industrial and/or research
Eligibility Requirements:
Travel 10% of the time, as required
Work out of an office located in Oklahoma City
Desired Characteristics:
Master’s Degree in Petroleum, Chemical, Mechanical Engineering, Geoscience from an accredited college or university
Demonstrated qualifications or experience in Enhanced Oil Recovery, Reservoir Analytics, Digital Rock Physics or other general reservoir productivity approaches.
Strong customer service mindset with ability to enhance internal customer relationships
Proven track record of effective multidisciplinary teamwork
Demonstrated experience developing solutions to technical challenges
Excellent cross-functional interpersonal skills
Decisiveness to drive outcomes at market speed with market intensity
Demonstrated ability to interact at all levels of the organization
Self-confidence for a fast paced, multi-tasking, growth environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Oklahoma City, OK
This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization.

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Locations: United States; Oklahoma; OKLAHOMA CITY
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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