Reservoir Engineer in Columbus, United States

at Battelle
Location Columbus, United States
Date Posted April 27, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

We are currently seeking a Reservoir Engineer (multiple positions). This position is located in Columbus, OH.

Job Duties:
Support the Energy Resources group, which specializes in providing innovative solutions and solving difficult problems in the areas of oil and gas exploration and production as well as using or storing carbon dioxide generated during energy production and use. Provide reservoir analysis under the guidance of senior engineering staff within our oil and gas exploration and production and carbon utilization and storage programs. Perform simulations of CO2 injection into saline aquifers and depleted oil fields. Develop simplified models of fluid injection and pressure buildup. Estimate reserves and improved oil recovery potential based on historical production data. Analyze transient pressure and rate data from brine disposal, shale gas and CO2 injection wells. Interact with both internal and external clients to convey results or present findings through briefings.
Job Requirements:
Master’s degree or higher in Petroleum Engineering or a closely related field. Foreign equivalent degrees are acceptable.

In addition to the degree, the position requires a theoretical background in porous media flow modeling concepts as demonstrated by any amount of graduate coursework in at least three of the following subject areas: reservoir engineering, reservoir simulation, data integration for petroleum reservoirs, or pressure transient testing.

Applicants must be authorized for permanent employment in the United States.

Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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