Engineer - Reservoir CO2 in Midland, United States

at Kinder Morgan
Location Midland, United States
Date Posted October 9, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Position Description

Position Description:
Kinder Morgan CO2 is seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented Reservoir Engineer to work as part of a multi-disciplined team focused on extracting maximum value from the Katz Field CO2 Flood. Position level commensurate with experience and skill sets.

The successful candidate will:
Be a key member of a multi-disciplined team of reservoir and production engineers, geoscientists, and field operations personnel.
Currently live in Midland, Texas, or be willing to relocate.
Proficient in the application of reservoir engineering practices including, but not limited to, material balance, injector conformance, flood pattern surveillance, and forecasting of CO2 &/or Water flood operations.
Possess aptitude to exploit the subtleties of software and to learn new software quickly.
Develop familiarity with the depletion strategies of Company assets.
Possess skills and experience presenting work to team and to upper management.

Position Requirements

Position Requirements:

College degree in Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university.
Professional Engineering license in the State of Texas a plus.

Experience / specific knowledge:
Minimum 5-years’ experience as a reservoir engineer working CO2 &/or Water floods.

Certifications, licenses, registrations:
Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record may be required.

Competencies, skills, and abilities:
Strong computer skills and proficient with applicable computer applications.
High proficiency with MS-Office applications: Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated ability to proficiently use and/or learn petroleum software such as DSS, Aries, Spotfire, Petra, Paradigm, etc.
Experience interpreting well logging suites, injection profiles, and pressure transient analysis.
Experience with RRC rules and filings a plus.
Excellent communicator with the team, operations, and other corporate groups.
Ability to work well with other team member and take direction from supervisor.
Demonstrated knowledge of oilfield finances and economic analyses using Aries or similar software.
Experience developing and presenting technical documents such as AFE’s, economic analyses, and presentations to management (written and verbal).
A non-supervisory role, but must possess strong leadership qualities.
Detail oriented and able to meet deadlines, often with multiple, competing deadlines.
Knowledge of and experience with the dimensionless approach to CO2 flood forecasting a plus.
Experience with data management and manipulation required.

Physical demands:
Travel to field sites as needed.
May be a safety sensitive position.

Working conditions:
Primarily office setting in Midland, Texas with some offsite/outside (<10%) work assignments possible Working after hours, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call as needed We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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