Reservoir Engineer Req #CNPCUSA-HR-000056 - Houston / Beijing

Location Houston, United States
Date Posted August 21, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5
Must Already Have Work Rights Yes


CNPC USA is actively seeking creative, innovative, best-in-class experts to join our growing team. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced reservoir engineer. The right candidate will be responsible for reservoir surveillance of existing company properties to monitor production performance and make recommendations for optimization of production rates and reserves, and will be in on the ground floor of an exciting new venture backed by CNPC.


Carry out field and reservoir studies and perform reservoir engineering functions including decline curve analysis, material balance, volumetrics, pressure transient analysis, nodal analysis, etc.
Evaluate and initiate exploitation opportunities including new drill wells and workovers.
Prepare production forecasts, operating plans, expenditure forecasts, etc. and evaluate economic models for asset valuations and budget preparation.
Support exploration teams in evaluation of projects including construction of economic models, probabilistic estimation of reserve potential, play analysis, production forecasting and evaluation of possible development scenarios.
Perform risked economic assessment including decision tree analysis.
Develop knowledge of basic well/prospect/project economics, risk analysis, and cost vs. value technical data.
Conduct all business activities in agreement with CNPC USA core values.
Desired Skills and Experience
Key Skills:

Demonstrated ability to deliver on time, on target, with quality and sustainability.
Proficiency in reservoir management and development practices including material balance, field development planning, reservoir surveillance, reservoir performance modeling and production forecasting.
Demonstrated results in improving the profitability of oil and gas fields using reservoir analysis.
Demonstrated ability to forecast reserves using multiple techniques.
Proficiency in analyzing pressure transient and fluid property data.

BS in Petroleum Engineering, advanced degree a plus.
Minimum of 5 years of direct Reservoir Engineer experience.
Willing to relocate to Beijing, if needed.
Must be eligible to work in the United States of America
Must be fluent in English.

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