Director of Reservoir Engineering in Fort Worth, United States

at Range Resources
Location Fort Worth, United States
Date Posted January 16, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Position Summary​: Responsible for all strategic and tactical Reservoir Engineering reserve and economic activities across the company. Responsible for providing technical analysis of individual wells and drilling programs and making recommendations based on variance to expected results. Responsible for production of the Mid-Year and Year End Reserves Reporting. Ensure that career development plans are formulated and in place for staff.


Oversees the day to day activities of Reservoir Engineering personnel. Responsible for staff development and mentoring of employees. Performs key supervisory responsibilities such as goal setting, planning, training, and performance evaluation. Exercises authority concerning staffing, performance appraisals, promotions, salary recommendations, and terminations. Provide leadership, support, and advice to less experienced staff in order to successfully complete projects and encourage employee development.
Responsible for studies related to the efficient development of oil & gas reserves. Includes well performance evaluations, production forecasting, and evaluation and improvement of depletion strategies.
Manage the development of the corporate long range plans by integrating supply and demand trends in the energy industry with timely development of RRC resources, recommending appropriate drilling and completion strategies, and estimating resources required for planned development.
Oversee and implement guidance over drilling capital in order to provide capital expenditure levels/timing, production and reserves.
Approve completion of Company mid-year and year-end SEC reserve estimates and provide to senior management. Provide project economic analyses as needed to support these reports.
Develop and manage reservoir engineering operating and capital budgets.
Provide analyses and exhibits for investor relations that summarize and compares/contrasts RRC corporate performance with our competitors illustrating reserve potential, production growth, play boundaries, etc.
Estimate staffing needs and manage recruitment of new personnel. Develop and manage succession planning to ensure continuity of technical skills over time.
Help achieve RRC's financial objectives by sound management of financial resources through budget preparation, monitoring of costs, and analysis and/or justification for the use of financial resources.
Coordinate Reservoir Engineering activities with Land, Geology and Production Management across the company.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Being courteous, cooperative, and helpful are conditions of employment with Range. Additionally, each item listed below is an essential function of this position.

Regular and timely attendance
Deal professionally and respectfully with coworkers, management and others
Read, comprehend and follow applicable policies, procedures and directions
Work with others as part of a team to ensure efficient operations and enhanced productivity
Safeguard confidential information and disclose only to those in "need-to-know" positions
Safeguard and enhance Range's assets and business interests
Consistently perform all job duties at an acceptable level

Minimum Education: Bachelors in Engineering; Petroleum Engineering preferred.

Minimum Experience: 20 years experience, experience must include 5 years of supervisory experience.

Oil & Gas Exp Required: Yes

Skills: Math, Science, Analysis, Statistics, Project Management, Communication, People Management

Economic Software
Reservoir Stimulator Software
Data Analysis Software
Well Testing Software
Microsoft Office

Working Conditions: Climate controlled working environment and field-based; subjected to seasonal field conditions ranging from normal to extreme temperature and weather conditions.

Physical Requirements: Data Entry, Filing, Sitting, Typing, Vision, Writing,

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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