Oil & Gas - Joint Venture Reservoir Engineer (Eagleford) - Denver

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Location Denver, Colorado
Date Posted August 6, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 8


The JV Reservoir Engineer is responsible for the reservoir engineering of  interest in the  operated South Texas properties in the Eagle Ford.  Primary responsibilities include evaluations of reserves/resources, well performance, capital performance, and economic assessments.
  • Assess performance of the non-operated Eagle Ford oil and gas properties in the JV through Aries production forecasting.
  • Assess performance and economic viability of other shallower/deeper formations.
  • Assist in the assessment of existing and future field development/projects through studies, partner meetings, and internal knowledge sharing with operated Eagle Ford group.
  • Provide technical input into the budget process, through production and reserve forecasting.
  • Evaluate the economic performance of the capital program and understand projects to support maximizing the value of the asset.
  • Coordinate with internal reserves and budgeting groups for volume forecasting, capital and operating expense accruals, and monthly new well reserve estimates.
  • Attend multi-disciplinary team meetings as the engineering lead and ensure key project benchmarks and budget plans are met through partner meetings.
  • Lead the reserve report preparation and resource model assessment for the  JV assets.
  • Provide type curve and performance information as needed.
  • Transfer technical advancements across company, when possible.
  • Conduct business with the highest ethical standards; demonstrate decision-making skills that ensure the safety of all persons associated with facilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • B.S. degree in Petroleum, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or Geologic Engineering, is required.
  • Between 8-16 years of experience in the E&P Business.
  • Solid understanding of engineering economic evaluations including competency with Aries or other economic software programs.
  • Advanced knowledge and practical application of volumetric calculations, decline curve reserve determinations, appropriate analogue techniques, and material balance assessments.
  • Experience with a variety of reservoir types, depletion scenarios, and development scenarios.
  • Experience and understanding of completion drivers for horizontal wells.
  • An operations background with working in a multi-disciplinary team is a plus.
  • Experience with conventional oil and gas reservoirs and unconventional resource plays.  Exposure to horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing, and multi-basin experience is a plus.
  • Able to operate independently and professionally represent company in technical/operational settings with Operator and partners.
  • Ability to understand the entire life-cycle of the producing asset and economics of proposed drilling/projects, including midstream investments and economic drivers.
  • Experience with phase behavior, specifically gas condensate/volatile oil reservoirs and associated operations is desirable.
  • Experience with reservoir simulation, rate modeling, and/or rate transient analysis is a plus.
  • Strong influencing skills to enhance relationships and achieve objectives with Operator and partners.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks with competing demands on resources.
  • Ability to manage significant information flow in terms of AFEs, well data, forecasts, etc. through dedicated team and functional support.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to evaluate other operator data in Eagle Ford and other resource plays to determine application to reservoir/acreage position.
  • Ability to actively transfer knowledge gained to colleagues and management.
  • Excellent communication skills including: written, verbal and formal presentation.
  • Experience with industry/company software including:  Risk Analysis Software (Crystal Ball, @ Risk), OFM, AFEN, Wellview, Fekete, Perform, Spotfire,& Data Cube training is a plus.
  • Proficient level of skill in Microsoft Office.
  • Driven, enthusiastic, and passionate.
  • Self-directed, organized, and detail oriented.

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