Reservoir Development Manager — Anchorage, Alaska

at Bridgeline RPO
Location Anchorage, Alaska
Date Posted November 18, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 15
Must Already Have Work Rights Yes

Description

We are currently seeking an Alaska Reservoir Development Manager to work out of their offices located north of Houston.

This position will begin in The Woodlands, TX office, but will be relocated to Anchorage, AK office.

The Alaska Reservoir Development Manager is responsible for managing the reservoir engineering, petrophysical, geologic and geophysical and evaluation functions for development projects in Alaska, as well as subsurface technical support for Alaska exploration projects.

 

  • Managing the Subsurface aspects of multiple Integrated Major Development Projects.
    • Key member of leadership team evaluating and progressing multiple Alaska North Slope Development Project opportunities through the planning, approval, execution and operational phases.
  • Providing management and oversight of the interaction with internal and external stakeholders to set priorities and manage workflow to meet departmental and individual objectives.
  • An organization that includes Reservoir Engineering, Geology & Geophysics and Petrophysics.
      • Evaluating field development options for exploration and development opportunities.
      • Performing field and well surveillance.
      • Performing reservoir simulation and studies, in order to optimize development decision-making.
      • Providing reserves estimations under SEC and PRMS guidelines.
      • Providing reservoir engineering support of exploration activities, including prospect evaluations, risk assessment, development concept selection and preliminary economic assessments.
      • Providing geoscience support for Alaska development projects.
      • Analyzing and recommending development drilling locations.
      • Building and maintaining geostatistical models for use in field development decisions and management.
      • Supporting reserves assessments.
      • Working with Exploration organization to transition projects to development phase from exploration/appraisal.
      • Setting goals with subordinates and evaluating their performance.
      • Leading efforts to develop and implement training programs for technical professionals.
      • Interacting with internal and external reserve auditors.
      • Coordinating with Asset Managers, Exploration Managers and other internal groups to optimize value and to maximize and leverage the usage of available technical resources.
      • Communicating and interacting with external stakeholders to emphasize asset value and attain alignment on objectives.
      • Petrophysical analysis and operations support for Alaska based organization in both exploration and development.
  • Setting goals with subordinates and evaluating their performance.
  • Leading efforts to develop and implement training programs for technical professionals.
  • Interacting with internal and external reserve auditors.
  • Coordinating with Asset Managers, Exploration Managers and other internal groups to optimize value and to maximize and leverage the usage of available technical resources.
  • The legal authorization to work in the U.S. for any US employer.
  • A minimum of 15 years industry experience with focus in reservoir engineering, subsurface evaluation and development management.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or other engineering disciplines with appropriate industry reservoir engineering experience.
  • Experience with managing a team of technical professionals.
  • Experience with developing and implementing training programs for technical professionals.
  • Experience in setting subordinates’ goals and evaluating their performance.
  • Experience with directing, coordinating and assisting in performance of workers’ activities.
  • Experience working with Joint Venture partners and external stakeholders.
  • The willingness and ability to travel up to 15% of the time in order to perform the responsibilities of this position; travel typically within U.S., but occasionally some international travel.
  • Knowledge and understanding of a wide range of software tools and their applicability necessary to accomplish business objectives. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience in Alaska North Slope, including enhanced oil recovery, horizontal well developments and resource plays.
  • Experience working on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Spanish language capabilities.

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