Engineer, Senior Staff - Reservoir, Midland

at Diamondback E & P LLC
Location Midland, United States
Date Posted March 16, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


The primary responsibility of the Reservoir Engineer is to work with other disciplines in a team environment to most efficiently exploit and develop unconventional resource assets, with consideration given to well spacing, landing zone, development order, and lease obligations.


  • Develop recommendations for asset development plans that are supported by data and economic analysis
  • Recommend collection of reservoir data as appropriate to evaluate reservoirs and enhance future exploitation
  • Evaluate well performance using standard and advanced techniques
  • Monitor company and offset results. Capture data and analyze results on a continual basis and make recommendations to enhance ongoing asset development
  • Complete reserve calculations, production forecasts, and budgeting for assets
  • Prepare economic assessments on capital projects and prepare periodic technical reviews
  • Evaluate acquisition and property trade opportunities on an as needed basis
  • Mentor less experienced engineers and advise on cross functional decisions


  • B.S. degree or higher in related engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience as a reservoir engineer
  • Experience in developing unconventional assets particularly regarding optimized well spacing with Permian Basin experience preferred
  • Proficient in economic analysis software (Aries preferred) and MS Office Suite
  • Proficient in reserve estimation and familiarity with SEC reporting guidelines
  • Significant experience with Spotfire or other data analytics tools is preferred
  • Experience with reservoir simulation is a plus
  • Demonstrated communication, teamwork and project management skills
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States indefinitely
Diamondback is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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