Production Engineer in Houston, United States

at Orion Group
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted December 3, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Job Objective & Description: Evaluate conventional and unconventional oil & gas matured assets primarily focused on IOR/EOR opportunities. The role will be part of an acreage acquisition multi- disciplinary team, participating in data room visits, gather and analyze the provided information within a short period of time and more often with minimal or imperfect data. Should have advanced knowledge in implementation and optimization of waterfloods. The role is to provide expertise on maximizing production, reserve recovery and make recommendations on flooding options. Should be proficient in reservoir engineering and pattern management practices including material balance, injector optimization, conformance improvement, flood pattern options, and production forecasting. Ability to do simulation based waterflood analysis to predict water flood performances of a typical field pattern, determine sensitivity and uncertainty parameters. Experience in reservoir fluid sampling, fluid property modeling, and routine and special core analysis. Provide estimations of resource volumes and recoverable hydrocarbons using both probabilistic and deterministic volumetrics, EURs and recovery factors. Recommend reservoir surveillance plan (short and mid-term). Interpretation of production log measurements. Should be capable of making sound technical and economic recommendations on the future production performance of the asset, at well and asset level. Candidate with a proven record of successfully completing integrated reservoir studies involving reservoir description, reservoir modeling, and fluid and rock property generation is preferred. Must have a passion for innovative thinking, willing to apply latest technologies and possess a ‘can do’ attitude.Software Knowledge: Skilled in Production & Reservoir engineering software and Microsoft Office (Excel, word, power point etc.) Suite. Preference given to persons having experience in running Aries/PHDWin, MBal, Prosper/GAP, DSS Nexus, & Eclipse or their equivalent.Experience: 10 years of experience in a wide range of production engineering activities. A minimum of 3 years’ experience working on North American conventional and unconventional oil & gas fields. Experience in conventional mature oil fields under waterflood, including integrated operations of waterflood management system (oil/water separation, water treatment, injection facilities) is preferred.Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent fieldOur role in supporting diversity and inclusionAs an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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