Reservoir Engineer in Anchorage, United States

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Location Anchorage, United States
Date Posted April 25, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Reservoir Engineer

Location: Anchorage, AK

Duration: May 2018- April 2020


Provide guidance to support the Reservoir Leadership Team in achieving desired performance objectives
Support / Advise Reservoir Leadership Team to aid in maintaining high technical standards
Develop plans / programs as required by the Reservoir Management team
Guide / support reservoir engineers to establish and implement plans that meet reservoir engineering requirements
Experienced in reservoir simulation and able to perform / guide detailed simulation studies
Perform / guide simulation and other studies to evaluate various depletion schemes and to investigate technical issues
Perform all related studies necessary to perform simulation studies including Pressure, Volume, Temperature (PVT), inflow/outflow, relative permeability, Special Core Analysis Laboratory (SCAL) and other evaluations
Perform depletion plan assessments to support the company in asset acquisition evaluations
Lead and/or participate in Peer Reviews to insure high technical standards are maintained
Provide necessary input to drilling, facilities, and other groups as required to support projects
Willing to mentor less experienced reservoir engineers in performing simulation and other studies
Document results in a comprehensive and understandable format, both in written and in graphic forms
Provide timely and focused updates of results/plans to management/partners/others



Develop project-specific strategies with the Project Team to address identified risks and challenges
Support risk assessments and studies as defined in the Project Risk Management Plan, and ensure results are addressed as relevant field work is executed
Support uncertainty analysis studies and value of information assessments for data acquisition plans
Share safety-related Lessons Learned across project(s) and within the company
May facilitate Reservoir Team meetings
May be assigned other services / studies by the Reservoir Leadership Team
Maintains a high degree of ethical conduct
Ability to work in environment with changing priorities
Develop / deliver technical presentations
Provide regulatory compliance support as required


University degree or equivalent
20+ years of demonstrated work experience in Reservoir Engineering positions in Oil & Gas Industry
Exceptional knowledge of reservoir engineering fundamentals and technical skills
Experienced in building, running and evaluating dynamic models to evaluate various technical issues
Knowledge of how to conduct reservoir simulation studies to address required issue in a timely and efficient manner Capability to identify issues and solutions and conduct reservoir evaluations independently
Willingness to direct and guide the work of less experienced engineers
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Initiative and problem solving capability with flexibility to react to unforeseen conditions
Ability to work under pressure in an environment which expects the highest levels of customer service, confidentiality and ethical behavior
Working knowledge of reservoir management practices, processes, and expectations.
Ability and desire to function in an integrated project team environment, develop successful working relationships with emphasis on effective communications in an integrated team environment
Must be able to effectively communicate / influence multiple levels, from Senior Level Manager to worker Willingness to travel / live away from home for extended time periods
Proficient in use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Office
Read, write, and speak fluent English, as required to function effectively within a Project Team
No training will be provided (other than company specific safety standards and procedures

Internal responsibilities:

Technical endorsement for drillwells, rig and non-rig workovers
Operator management - Reservoir key focus area development and implementation
Reserve updates
Company Plan, drilling and project reappraisals


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