at Packer Plus
Location Louisville, Colorado
Date Posted January 10, 2016
Job Type Contract
Min. Years Experience Required 15


Primary Role Focus

The Fracture Science 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.


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.
  • Competent using reservoir simulation software for production forecasting, hydraulic fracture SRV and economic modeling
  • Evaluation of wellbore landing parameters
  • Working knowledge of ICD technology
  • PVT analysis
  • Provide technical services support for internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide guidance to the RTD Engineering and Technical Services departments as required
  • Author professional papers, case history studies on 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
  • Must have proven track record in unconventional resource exploitation
  • Knowledge of major multi-phase reservoir simulation software
  • Ability to utilize Nodal Analysis software
  • Detailed knowledge of well completions and construction
  • Practical knowledge/experience in downhole tools and fracture stimulation
  • Familiarity with industry proppant and fluid technology




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 numerical reservoir, Nodal Analysis, and PVT simulation 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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