Reserves Engineer in Calgary, Canada

at ConocoPhillips
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted July 25, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Calgary, ABReserves Engineer - 00SQ2

Company Overview

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent exploration and production (E&P;) company, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, we had operations and activities in 17 countries, approximately 11,100 employees worldwide and total assets of $71 billion as of Sept. 30, 2018.

We are focused on exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas globally. Our diverse portfolio primarily includes resource-rich North American unconventional assets; oil sands assets in Canada; lower-risk legacy assets in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia; several international developments across the portfolio; and an inventory of global conventional and unconventional exploration prospects.

In Canada, we can trace our history back over 110 years. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, our world-class portfolio includes the Surmont oil sands project in the Athabasca region of northeastern Alberta and exciting opportunities in the liquids-rich Montney play in northeast British Columbia. Our production averaged 62,000 barrels of oil equivalent in 2017 when adjusted for the impact of asset dispositions, and proved reserves were 300 million barrels of oil equivalent.

Our story demonstrates our commitment to the community, our innovative approach to technology and our adaptability during the changes faced by our industry. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas and perspectives are what fuels innovation, and we reinforce this belief throughout our company. Our workforce represents the international communities in which we live and work, bringing together talented people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Consistent with our focus on excellence, ConocoPhillips continues to discover and develop best practices in diversity and inclusion – for the good of our enterprise, our employees, our vendors and our communities.


Reporting to the Manager, Frontiers, Reserves and Resources, this position will coordinate, prepare and review reserves for Canada. This role will be responsible for collaborating with internal partners, executing economic evaluations and reporting of reserves. This role engages with a wide cross section of ConocoPhillips workgroups and leaders to ensure ongoing communication and support business processes.

Responsible for economic evaluations, compliance and reporting for reserves in Canada
Serve as a technical resource to the Canada Reserves and Resource Manager
Gathering and reviewing input operating and capital costs appropriate for reserves
Maintaining records and documentation for reserve assessments
Establish positive working relationships with teams involved with the reserves process
Assess subsurface reserves evaluations and methodology
Prepare reserves booking schedules
Compare and identify variances between reserves and long range plan (LRP)
Support any acquisition and divestiture evaluations as required
Supporting interim and year end 10-K reserves reporting, and other financial reporting including depreciation, depletion and amortization (DD&A;), standardized measure of oil and gas (SMOG), etc.
Communication of reserves within Canada and with corporate reserves team
Support for audits and assessments
Resources coordination for Canadian assets for Discovered Resource Tracking System (DSTR).


Basic/Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent
8+ years of experience in oil and gas assets
Broad knowledge of an asset, including facilities, production, development engineering
Demonstrated ability to perform economic evaluations
Knowledge of internal financial processes
Proficient with Spotfire, Value Navigator, MS Office
Preferred Qualifications

Strong collaboration skills
Experience working with all levels of an organization
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated personal integrity and self-discipline, and ability to build trust and confidence
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Strong presentation and facilitation skills
In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of August 8, 2019.
Current employees: Please ensure you have discussed your intent to apply with your current supervisor prior to applying for any internal position.
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ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Function: Engineering
Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level
Line of Business: Exploration & Production
Job Posting:Jul 25, 2019, 7:00:51 PM

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