Oil & Gas - Corporate Reserves Engineer, Denver Colorado

at Energy Job Solutions
Location Denver, Colorado
Date Posted July 22, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


This position will be a member of the Corporate Engineering staff of  located in Denver, CO, which is comprised of managers, engineers, and engineering technicians. This position operates under limited review while handling assignments of a broad scope and moderate difficulty. The key responsibility for this position is to provide Reservoir Engineering support for the corporate reserves process as it relates to the reporting of SEC reserves. Additional involvement in processes may include assistance in technical evaluations and support of other Corporate Engineering special projects. This position offers a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual who is looking to learn and work in a fast paced environment. Responsibilities will also necessitate working closely with numerous departments including other regions, land, finance, tax, marketing, production accounting, etc.
  • Work interactively with corporate and regional personnel to insure consistency and completeness of reserves and resource assessments in accordance with SEC and PRMS rules and regulations
  • Assist in the review & analysis of financial data including but not limited to capital, operating costs, taxes, and production data in support of Company’s economic evaluations
  • Assist in the preparation & review of Reserve Engineering documentation in support of the Bank Group and external financing agencies
  • Assist in the preparation and review of data in support of the annual EIA report
  • Interact with and provide supporting documentation to external technical auditors
  • Interact with and provide supporting documentation to both internal and external financial auditors
  • Conduct technical studies in support of the regional asset teams and assist with project review & workflow development as needed which may include but not limited to decline curve analysis, rate transient analysis, volumetrics & material balance, and incorporation of PVT data.
  • Assist in technical evaluations and presentations of materials for the executive management team, accounting, financial reporting, tax, and investor relations departments
  • Conduct business with the highest ethical standards; demonstrate decision-making skills that ensure the safety of all persons associated with facilities
  • Other duties as assigned
  • B.S. degree in Petroleum (preferred), Mechanical or Chemical Engineering is required
  • 10-20 years of applicable petroleum engineering experience
  • A self-motivated engineer with experience in reserve classification and preparation of reserve estimates for SEC reporting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, and Access are required) applications to manipulate and interpret data and reports
  • Knowledge of Aries or other economic evaluation software programs
  • Knowledge of Data Visualization tools such as Spotfire, a plus
  • Knowledge of unconventional reservoirs, a plus
  • Basic understanding of engineering economic evaluations
  • Ability to thrive in both an independent and collaborative work environment and have exceptional skills in managing multiple demands, including prioritizing deadlines
  • Strong analytical, numeric and problem solving skills
  • Effective team player who takes an active role in team responsibilities
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly
  • Excellent written / verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with industry/company software including: Wellview, AVM & Data Cube training is a plus
  • Working knowledge and practical application of volumetric calculations, decline curve reserve determinations, appropriate analogue techniques and material balance assessments
  • Experience with conventional oil and gas reservoirs and unconventional resource plays. Secondary recovery, horizontal development and EOR experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to produce results that meet economic goals and make economic recommendations that have a positive financial impact
  • Driven, organized and detail oriented

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