Engineer Reservoir- IR - Midland

at Apache
Location Midland, United States
Date Posted March 2, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Apache Corporation is one of the world's leading independent oil and gas producers. The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its #1 position around the world, entrepreneurial culture and deep operational focus.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

We are seeking an experienced and energetic Reservoir Engineer to join our Permian Team. This person will work within a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the management and optimization of Apache’s secondary and tertiary recovery projects in the Northwest Shelf and Central Basin Platform.

  • Use classical reservoir engineering techniques (e.g., material balance, DCA etc.) to identify drilling, recompletion, and workover potential within the existing secondary and tertiary recovery fields
  • Analyze the performance of the flood patterns and recommend improvements where needed; help manage and execute routine surveillance of the field
  • Build reservoir simulation models when appropriate to validate/improve predictions and quantify uncertainty
  • Perform economic analyses and sensitivities and present recommendations to region and corporate management
  • Plan and execute project development with team of geoscientists, drilling and production engineers, and landmen
  • Build and maintain field development plans to characterize asset potential and value
  • Identify and evaluate strategic acquisition/trade/divestiture opportunities
  • Provide support for new reserve bookings

Job Qualifications:

  • BS in Petroleum Engineering (or related engineering degree)
  • 5-20 Yrs Reservoir Engineering experience with E&P Company
  • Improved and Enhanced Oil Recovery experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and consistently meet project deadlines
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Proficient at economic evaluation and risk/uncertainty assessment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to present to Executive-level audience
  • Experience using database, engineering, and geoscience software, including Aries, OFM, Petra, and Spotfire
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