Petroleum Engineer in Bakersfield, United States

at Pinnacle Recruitment Services
Location Bakersfield, United States
Date Posted August 13, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Fundamental Objectives: Under the general direction of the Vice President, the Petroleum Engineer is responsible for maximizing production while maximizing profitability of oil and gas properties through assessing the associated costs and estimating the production capabilities and economic value of oil and gas wells while helping to plan for future development opportunitiesEssential Functions of the Job:Assess costs and estimate the production capabilities and economic value of oil and gas wells, in order to evaluate the economic viability of potential drilling sites.Liaising with geologists in interpreting well logs in order to assess the amount and quality of oil, the depth at which resources lie, and the equipment needed to properly extract them.Direct and monitor the completion and evaluation of wells, well testing, and well surveys.Coordinate pump system selection, design, and testing.Production Surveillance.Monitor production trends and design stimulation programs in order to maximize the oil recovery.Plan work over to increase the production trend.Provide technical support to operations.Write technical reports for engineering and management personnel.Assist in and supervise production forecasts and economic analysis.Assist in project development and reserves assessmentAnalyze the economics and risk assessments of major development programsEvaluate business opportunities for oil and gas exploration, appraisal, and development using input from multi-disciplinary team to formulate and support investment decisions and optimize project performanceCreate and enhance reservoir models that stimulate fluid flow, phase behavior, and reservoir physical properties and perform simulation if necessary.Analyze pressure transientsPerforms other related duties as assigned by the DivisionVice President.Minimum Qualifications:Education:B.S. degree with a major in Petroleum Engineeringorrelated field from an accredited college or university.PE Licensure from the State of CaliforniaExperience:At least 10 year’s experience as an Operations/Production Engineer.At least 10 years of Reservoir or field development engineering.Experience in waterflood recovery is requiredExperience in thermal recovery in oil and gas industries preferred.Job Type: Full-timeSalary: $160,000.00 /yearExperience:Reservoir: 10 years (Required)Thermal Recovery in Oil & Gas: 8 years (Required)Waterflood recovery: 8 years (Required)Production/Operations Engineering: 10 years (Required)Education:Bachelor's (Preferred)Location:Bakersfield, CA (Required)

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