Manager, Reservoir Solutions in Denver, United States

at Premier Oilfield Laboratories
Location Denver, United States
Date Posted February 1, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Manager, Reservoir Solutions
Department: Reservoir Solutions

Reports to: Senior Vice President, Technology

Location: Denver, Colorado
Based in Denver, the Manager, Reservoir Solutions, will lead a multi-disciplinary team of petro-technical experts and direct completions optimization, field development and reservoir characterization projects. This high impact, highly paced position requires a sound technical foundation, keen knowledge of US onshore plays, and excellent management and communication skills. Based on a strong command of reservoir development and basin analysis techniques, the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of quality solutions in support of our clients’ exploration efforts and reservoir development challenges.
Your responsibilities will include:
Abiding by and enforcing Premier’s policies at all times, including our QHSES (Quality, Health, Safety, Environment and Security) policy.
Directing and working with geologists, geo-modelers, petrophysicists, geomechanical, completions and reservoir engineers to:
Perform volumetric calculations;
Review and recommend RCA and SCAL testing and integrate analysis into models;
Generate rock properties from core data and PVT relationships from testing data;
Integrate core, log and other multi-domain data & technologies into the evaluation;
Develop integrated static models based on geophysical, geological, geomechanical and petrophysical input;
Perform rate-transient and decline curve analyses;
Perform single and multi-well (field) reservoir simulation modeling (history matching and forecasting);
Perform basic stochastic modeling to understand basin focus/ alignment/ technology application; and,
Develop asset optimization strategies to continuously improve the economic performance of the asset.
Becoming knowledgeable and competent in the Company's unconventional and conventional technologies.
Working independently to drive deliverables for completion and field modeling, evaluation, & production optimization.
MSc in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline, with research focus on Reservoir Simulation preferred.
Extensive unconventional experience – working on integrated field development projects that engage multidisciplinary teams.
Must be proficient at fracture modeling (pressure history matching, diagnostics analysis, pressure analysis, etc.) using StimPlan/GOFHER, diagnostics design, evaluation and execution.
Demonstrated technical maturity and flexibility to adjust to change.
Good data management and computer literacy.
Working knowledge of other technical disciplines including reservoir, petrophysics, geology and geomechanics.
Self-starter with strong interpersonal as well as communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in a cross functional team and develop good working relationships within the team and across the Company is essential.
Strong teamwork, presentation, and people skills; in addition to possessing the adaptability required to perform in a consulting services environment
Legally authorized to work in the United States on a regular, full-time basis without restrictions.
15 years’ experience in petroleum reservoir/completions engineering, including field experience.
The job duties listed in this job description may not be inclusive of all requirements of this position. Other duties may be assigned by your supervisor and/or manager.
The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.
At Premier Oilfield Group, we help oil and gas companies make better exploration and production decisions by connecting the dots from samples to simulations and solutions.
We deliver timely, relevant data by doing the right experiments, doing those experiments right, and providing client-ready, fit-for-use results. At Premier, we apply expertise and workflows to answer critical questions through analysis and simulation. Finally, we integrate diverse measurements to diagnose and match actual well performance, and to design future development strategies.
To be successful in a world of lower-for-longer commodity prices, oil and gas companies must find and develop oil more efficiently, improving success rates, increasing hydrocarbon recovery factors, and controlling costs. At Premier, we strive to cultivate a positive environment in which expert scientists and engineers can thrive among their peers while they design novel concepts to solve extremely difficult problems, generating solutions for industry challenges together with the support of an internal lab and industry consultants.
Premier provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Premier complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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