Reservoir Engineer Advisor in Duncan, United States

at Core Laboratories
Location Duncan, United States
Date Posted March 25, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Stim-Lab Inc. leads and manages the Proppant Consortium studying various aspects of hydraulic fracturing that has been ongoing for 31 years. The Reservoir Engineer provides key technical support to this effort. The Reservoir Engineer provides the engineering support for a number of major IRS consortiums such as Power River Basin and Utica Shale. Stim-Lab also provides laboratory data regarding the compatibility of stimulation fluids and proppants used in well completions along with a broad range of other laboratory testing. The Reservoir Engineer provides technical input and guidance to these testing projects. The Reservoir Engineer works independently to assist with problem solving while maintaining customer focus. The Reservoir Engineer will also complete assignments and projects of increasingly larger scope requiring knowledge of concepts, methods, and application of engineering principles and maintaining a high level of integrity and safety awareness.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Expected to apply creativity and innovation to the testing, evaluation and research activities related to hydraulic fracturing, core flow simulations, fluid rheology, proppant characterizations and completion operations.
Responsible for identifying new technologies to develop methodologies which will provide state-of-the-art answers to clients.
Responsible for the development of new procedures to further understanding and knowledge in the field of hydraulic fracturing
Implements new technologies into the work process.
Takes the lead role in analyzing laboratory and field data related to complex problems in our industry to further our understanding of how to provide solutions.
Product development activities include conceptual development of new and improved services as directed by management in response to customer and industry requirements.
Perform engineering calculations and thorough analysis of components and systems per approved engineering standards.
Advise and assist customers on a technical level during development, production, and operation of customer specific tools and/or applications.
Special projects as assigned by StimLab management.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

BS in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent, MS or PhD preferred. 10 years of oil field industry experience, experience with well stimulation and completion, reservoir characterization, fracture analysis and formation damage.

Additionally, exposure to various areas of completion operations, like wireline, fishing, pressure pumping, TCP, pump-down operations, etc. highly desirable.

Experience publishing research reports is preferred.

Valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee may be asked to lift and/or move up to 30-50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50-70 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee may also be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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