Oil & Gas - Reservoir Engineer in Minneapolis, United States

at EJS Group
Location Minneapolis, United States
Date Posted May 8, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Basic Function

To perform analysis of well performance and preparation of reserve estimates using a variety of techniques including decline curve analysis and analytical modeling.

Key Responsibilities

Evaluate oil and gas reservoir performance and depletion strategies.
Analyze actual field data and recommend new projects for increasing reserves.
Perform reserve evaluations estimating reserves and recoveries.
Develop engineering models integrating well performance/production forecasting.
Conduct reservoir simulations to predict reservoir performance.
Perform technical and economic evaluations to add reserves.
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with field operations personnel.
Steward business results and make recommendations to increase asset value.


Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline is preferred.


A good grounding in Petroleum Engineering is required with a minimum 7 years of current oil/gas industry experience.

A solid understanding of the principles of field optimization, development and depletion planning is required.

Strong communications skills, including the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of technical specialists and partners are necessary.

The ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and the ability to communicate results and interpretations to management.

Keen analytical skills and proficiency in Aries Petroleum Economic Evaluation Software are required.

Critical Success Factors

Dependable, highly motivated individual who thrives in a “self driven” environment.
Consensus-builder; an aggressive yet charismatic diplomat with presence. Able to lead and influence.
Team player; able to fit the existing culture, yet helps to transform the engineering area into a world class department.
Visionary and strategic thinker; a creative change-agent that identifies issues and translates data and information to successful strategies.

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