Reservoir Engineer — Calgary, Alberta, Canada

at Crescent Point Energy
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted November 15, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Crescent Point Energy is a conventional oil and gas producer with assets strategically focused in properties comprised of high-quality, long-life, operated light and medium oil and natural gas reserves in United States and Canada. Crescent Point strives to create sustainable, value added growth in reserves, production and cash flow through the execution of management’s integrated strategy of acquiring, exploiting and developing reserves.


Crescent Point is currently seeking to fill the following position:


Job Title:          Reservoir Engineer

Location:          Calgary, Alberta

Reports to:       Team Lead, Reservoir Engineering SE SK


The following will provide you with basic guidelines as to the duties required of this position.



The Reservoir Engineer will be responsible for assisting the management of the company’s large oil properties and several waterfloods in southeast Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The reservoirs include clastics and carbonates. In addition, the Reservoir Engineer will assist with the design, optimization and implementation of new waterflood schemes where applicable, and will be expected to have the technical knowledge and ability to work with comprehensive oilfield management software.


Main Responsibilities & Activities:

  • Handle reservoir engineering of a wide range of projects relating to specific oil and gas properties assigned
  • Perform various duties including monitoring voidage replacement, recommending injection volumes and optimizing the waterflood patterns
  • Identify value adding opportunities such as reactivations, recompletions, development drilling locations and down spacing
  • Coordinate and analyze reservoir pressure data and pressure transient analysis
  • Recommend, organize and analyze technical studies, such as advanced core analysis and reservoir simulations
  • Assist with the creation of short term and long term development strategies
  • Work closely with the area exploitation engineers, geologists and field staff
  • Assist with resource applications to the respective provincial regulators
  • Present projects to the executive, management team and board of directors
  • Play a key role in the evaluation of potential acquisitions, ranging from property to corporate evaluations
  • Assist in the corporate reserve process with our independent engineering consultants 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • University degree in engineering is required
  • Minimum 5 years of reservoir engineering experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Current P.Eng. designation with APEGA membership is required
  • Past experience with oil field and waterflood development is required
  • Reserve evaluations and acquisition evaluations would be an asset
  • Proficiency in the use of simulation software (CMG) for the analysis of reservoir and waterflood performance as well as completion optimization including fracture design
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in well and reservoir analysis, Accumap, OFM, Visage, Value Navigator, IHS (Fekete), PEEP, FieldView and MS Office applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player who enjoys learning and contributing to team goals


                  Only qualified candidates of interest will be contacted

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