Reservoir Engineer Advisor - Midland, Texas

at Concho Resources
Location Midland, United States
Date Posted May 22, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


Reservoir Engineering Advisor

Midland, TX

Job Summary
The Reservoir Engineering Advisor's responsibilities include:

  • Evaluation of development, periodic exploration step out scenarios, reserve profiles and profitability on existing properties or potential acquisitions
  • Monitoring drilling results and prepare/update asset type curve scenarios for economic runs
  • Evaluates and initiates exploitation opportunities including new drill wells and workovers
  • Prepares detailed studies of producing properties, and determine ultimate primary and potential secondary recovery
  • Recommends collection of additional specialized reservoir data, fluid sample analysis, pressure data and other information necessary to evaluate reservoirs
  • Advises on operational activities from a reservoir engineering standpoint
  • Builds and/or updates simulation models and use these to generate forecasts
  • Identification and economic assessment of drilling and workover opportunities
  • Understands phase behavior and use in material balance calculations
  • Audits and technical reviews on projects at key milestones
  • Reserve calculations, reporting, and documentation with corporate engineering and 3rd party reservoir auditors

Education/Experience Required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering; petroleum engineering preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of direct work experience as  a reservoir engineer
  • Demonstrated experience and competencies in team work, project management, and skills related to the E&P lifecycle
  • Experience in oil and gas reserve estimations using SEC rules, decline curve analysis, production surveillance, and economic evaluations
  • Direct work experience and proficiency with economic evaluation software (Aries experience beneficial) and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to work in the United States indefinitely

Education/Experience Preferred 

  • Experience in Access, Excel, ARIES, and IHS
  • Prior work experience and a broad understanding of the E&P business, Permian Basin experience

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