Reservoir Engineer — Houston, Texas

at NES Global Talent
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted August 23, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


POSITION TITLE:  Reservoir Engineer LOCATION: Houston, Texas NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas industry. Our client is looking to hire a Reservoir Engineer on a direct hire basis located in Houston, Texas.



  • Organize a multi-disciplinary team to generate and enhance a value-based Field Development Plan
  • Develop economic models that connect the activities associated with Development Plans to financial outcomes
  • Monitor implementation of plans and surveillance for assigned properties
  • Serve as the reservoir development focal point for reservoir characterization and field appraisal efforts for assigned properties
  • Lead the reserves documentation process in assigned field areas
  • Support fast-paced drilling operations, including continued integration of new drilling information and identification of new/updated drilling locations
  • Work with team to identify and develop new exploration, out-step, and exploitation drilling opportunities, and develop a plan to capture these opportunities and add value
  • Support business development as needed


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of industry experience with at least 5 years of field development experience in unconventional and tight gas regions
  • Expert in the application of advanced engineering workflows and software
  • Skills across a broad range of petro-technical disciplines including: core analysis and description, sequence stratigraphy, geochemistry, petrophysics, geophysics, geomechanics, analytics, reservoir/production and drilling engineering
  • Capability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Effective technical presentation and writing skills
  • Experience in the Piceance Basin, Colorado


The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, medical coverage, paid holiday and more. For further information regarding this role or to discuss other opportunities contact Cecilia Garcia.

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