Engineer Reservoir Manager in Midland, United States

at Apache Corp
Location Midland, United States
Date Posted November 25, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Company Overview
Apache Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. With operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom (North Sea), the company has a presence in domestic and international basins. Apache is proud of its portfolio that includes exploration in conventional, unconventional, onshore and offshore operating areas.
At Apache, there is a world of opportunity. With a history of using sound financial practices and an abundant inventory of near-term and future development projects, the company is admired across the industry for its ability to navigate in a rapidly changing world. Apache succeeds in recognizing opportunity and acting quickly. The growth of the company comes from the coordinated efforts of its diverse and accomplished workforce.
Our vision is to be the premier exploration and production company contributing to global progress by helping meet the world’s energy needs.
Our mission is to grow in an innovative, safe, environmentally responsible and profitable manner for the long-term benefit of our shareholders.
Our strategy is to deliver top-tier returns by maximizing recovery and minimizing costs through continuous improvement.
Apache is proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Houston and San Antonio and is one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune. Our global team is brought together by a shared sense of ownership, team of teams approach and the knowledge that best answers win.

Apache provides a challenging and rewarding work environment, supported by a premier total compensation package that includes competitive base salaries and benefits along with performance-driven incentives.

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Key Duties/Responsibilities
Position Title: Engineer Reservoir Manager

Location: Permian Region

Specific Responsibilities:
Plan, direct and coordinate activities of a multi-functional team of engineers to identify, evaluate and execute conventional and
unconventional oil and gas exploration projects. Utilize advanced petroleum engineering principles to manage the coordination of engineering
studies and economic evaluations to quantify drilling, recompletion, and workover potential within new and existing oil and gas assets.
Integrate pressure transient analyses, material balance calculations, reservoir simulations, decline curves and/or volumetric analyses into
reservoir evaluations. Participate in preparing multiyear regional business plans. Provide technical and engineering support for new reserve

Job Qualifications
Professional Qualifications & Experience:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering or foreign equivalent
4 years’ of experience utilizing advanced engineering principles to independently perform reserve and risk/uncertainty quantification and build field development plans to characterize asset potential and identify drilling potential of conventional and unconventional resources; performing reserves bookings, completion design, and development optimization; evaluating improved and enhanced recovery fields. Experience may be gained before or after completion of Bachelor’s degree.
OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Travel to field locations within 100 miles of Midland, TX up to 15% of the time required.
Behavioral Competencies and Personal Characteristics
A “Team of Teams” mindset with the objective of aligning your vision, mission, and strategy with the company’s overarching vision, mission, and strategy;
A natural desire to work with a sense of urgency and a contrarian spirit;
The capability to change and generate process improvements for greater effectiveness and efficiency;
Strength of character, including the highest levels of honesty, integrity, ethics, professionalism, trust, and loyalty;
An approachable, likeable personality;
An entrepreneurial mindset with a strong track record of agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment;
A hands-on employee who can also see the big picture;
The energy and ability to work collaboratively across the entire organization;
The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;
Confident, while checking ego at the door, and fearless in the face of speaking up to challenge norms or convention;
Self-aware with excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
Excellent analytical, strategic, business judgment, and problem-solving skills;
Enthusiastic and eager to learn; and
Team focused, service oriented, and values driven.
Core Values and Leadership Attributes
The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes:

Core Values:
Expect top performance & innovation;
Seek relentless improvements in all facets;
Invest in our greatest asset, our people;
Foster a contrarian spirit;
Drive to succeed with a sense of urgency;
Safety is not negotiable & will not be compromised;
Conduct our business with honesty & integrity;
Treat our stakeholders with respect & dignity; and
We derive benefit from the earth & take our environmental responsibility seriously.
Leadership Attributes:
Responsible irreverence;
Focus on team accomplishments over personal gain;
Decisive, invested, committed;
Safety is not negotiable & will not be comprised;
Fire in the belly;
Lead by example, be an ambassador for Apache’s values;
Sees the big picture, translates into action;
Sound judgement and emotional maturity;
Best answers win;
Working managers; and
Effective communicators.

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