Oil & Gas Reservoir Engineering Technician - Houston

at J Mar & Associates
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted March 21, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 3


Premier Acquisition & Divestiture (A&D) firm seeks a take-charge Reservoir Engineering Technician who can work independently and with staff engineers to contribute to the success of the firm. This individual must have a strong desire to work in investment banking.


  • Responsible for technical data retrieval and record keeping, data organization and processing, reports and graphics, technical data analysis, reserve calculations, and economic evaluations.
  • Create applications to facilitate reservoir modeling and budget planning.
  • Create graphs, maps, spreadsheets and economic projections.
  • Run performance management and lookbacks on risk/reserve analysis files and prepare for management review.
  • Assist with the construction of presentations, pitch books and exhibits.


  • Must be able to create working reserves/economic databases from “the ground up” pulling production from various state websites, DrillingInfo/HPDI, IHS or Lasser.
  • Must be proficient in ARIES with high degree of understanding of ARIES coding, debugging, stream arithmetic and MS Access/Excel interfacing.
  • Experience performing decline curve analysis a must.
  • Ability to build type curves from investor presentations or from raw public production data highly desired.
  • Must understand the fundamentals of cash flow with ability to derive operating cash flow, rate of return, discounted cash flow and other related investment metrics.
  • Must have commercial analysis aptitude and ability to construct and derive price differentials, shrinkage, fixed/variable LOE parameters from client financial or P&L statements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, math or science related field preferred.
  • Must have current experience as Engineering Technician/Analyst.
  • Prior experience in Energy Investment Banking or A&D experience with an active E&P company.
  • Other industry software packages (i.e. Spotfire, ValNav, PEEP, OGRE, PowerTools) a plus.
  • Proficiency with database conversions.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Houston, TX

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Reservoir Engineering Tech: 3 years
  • Current Engineering Tech with ARIES: 3 years

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