Fracture Science Reservoir/Production Engineer — Greater Denver Area, Colorado

at Packers Plus Energy Services Inc
Location Louisville, Colorado
Date Posted August 2, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 15


Job description

Packers Plus is the pioneer of open hole, multi‐stage horizontal fracturing and we provide technology‐based solutions to the oil and gas industry around the world.  We are currently recruiting for a Fracture Science Reservoir/Production Engineer to join our team at our Louisville, Colorado office.


Primary Role Focus

The Fracture Reservoir/Production Engineer will be a member of the Packers Plus Fracture Sciences Group, based in Louisville, CO. Operating independently they will handle a broad scope of global assignments. Primary focus will be on reservoir analysis relating to hydraulic fracturing optimization, especially multistage horizontal fracture treatments. Reports to the Manager of Fracture Sciences


Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Numerical simulation of fluid flow behavior and reservoir physical properties
  • PTA, PLT, well test, and hydraulic fracture performance evaluations
  • Provide stimulation flowback recommendations.
  • Evaluation of wellbore landing parameters
  • Competent using reservoir simulation software for production forecasting, hydraulic fracture SRV and economic modeling
  • Provide technical services support for internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide guidance to the RTD Engineering and Technical Services departments as required
  • Author SPE papers, case history studies on formations, client wells against offsets and any relative milestones of products and services
  • Perform internal, client and public presentations, assist in sales calls, lunch and learns, and training
  • Work collaboratively with the marketing and sales teams
  • Participate in industry conferences, seminars, and trade shows
  • Knowledge of core testing and fluid sensitivity.

Desired Skills and Experience

Expertise and Skills

  • At least 15 years working in oil and gas industry
  • Familiarity with industry proppant and fluid technology
  • Must have proven track record in unconventional resource exploitation
  • Knowledge of major multi-phase reservoir model software
  • Detailed knowledge of well completions and construction
  • Practical knowledge/experience in downhole tools and fracture stimulation


Education and Training

  • BSc or MS in Geoscience or Engineering discipline



Core Competencies

  • Core Competencies
  • Customer Intimacy
  • Operational Excellence
  • Innovation
  •  Initiative


Department Competencies

  • Analytical
  • Preemptive problem solving
  • Time management
  • Communication
  • Detail oriented
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Conceptual thinking


Role Competencies

  • Technical writing skills with oil and gas language
  • Public speaking
  • Ability to work independently, while contributing to departmental goals
  • Stay current with industry research and development
  • Build collaborative industry relationships.
  • Meets client deadlines


Technical Competencies

  • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Adobe
  • Working knowledge of petrophysical and geomechanics software


Physical and Safety Requirements

  • Safety Sensitive
    • Subject to pre‐employment, post incident, random and reasonable cause drug and alcohol testing
    • Significant use of computer, monitor, keyboard and mouse
    • Sit at a desk for extended periods
    • Some travel required

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