Graduate Reservoir Engineer - Austin, Texas

at Statoil
Location Austin, United States
Date Posted August 2, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Statoil has an opening for an Austin based graduate Reservoir Engineer. Seeking a self-motivated individual who is a strong problem solver. Individual needs to be willing to learn and contribute immediately to the onshore reservoir team goals. Prior industry intern experience is preferred. Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering.

Job Description
Provide reservoir engineering technical assistance to the Onshore Unconventional team

Manage, maintain and analyze a large amount of data
Develop and apply new technology/theories to the analysis of unconventional reservoirs and production performance with emphasis on optimization of new horizontal wells, reservoir characterization and reserves analysis

Able to assist with internal and SEC reserves reporting on annual basis

Learn and become proficient with the use of Aries for economic analysis

Learn and become proficient with the use of Spotfire analytics tool

Contribute to the evaluation of acquisition and divestiture opportunities

Assist in preparing long-term development scenarios

Technical Skills:
Engineering skills from simple production decline and analytical analysis to complete economic analysis.

Able to effectively evaluate production and pressure data of existing wells with emphasis on deliverability prediction for economics modeling

Some understanding of fracture analysis and fracture stimulation modeling, with ability to work closely with completions engineers

Capable to work with a large amount of data, and present and work with stakeholders, both internal and external

Excellent software skills

The chosen candidate will also build competence and networking with other disciplines in the team as well as with the relevant networks and advisors

This position requires excellent communication skills including internal with management and technical positions in the office as well as with our operating partners

Bachelor's in Petroleum Engineering

General understanding of oil and gas economics

Position requires strong technical skills, ability to work well with others and a desire to make a difference on potentially large impact opportunities

Independent, self-motivated, creative, results oriented, can work to given deadlines

Ability to learn new software programs and apply this knowledge to for practical use

Personal Qualities
Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations

Use foresight, and identify opportunities and challenges
Be imaginative, ambitious and stimulate new ideas
Challenge accepted truths and enter unfamiliar territory
Make clear demands on each other and push for constructive change
Understand and manage risk
Be truthful and act with integrity
Be curious, work together and share experience
Promote and value diversity
Communicate in a precise way, give and accept constructive feedback
Bring up ethical issues and challenges immediately
Deliver on promises
Continuously develop sound expertise, demonstrate commercial awareness and customer orientation
Strive for simplification and clarity, and focus on value-adding activities
Act decisively and be loyal to decisions
Show dedication and endurance, follow through and pay attention to important details
Cause zero harm to people and prevent accidents
Reduce the negative impact of our activities and products on the environment
Act within the law and comfortably within our own ethical policy
Demonstrate social responsibility and contribute to sustainable development
Respect the individual, help others to succeed and contribute to a positive working environment
We Offer
Statoil offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Statoil is an equal opportunity employer.
General Information
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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