Reservoir Engineer in Houston, United States

at The University of Texas System
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted June 7, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


A resume is required in order to apply.
A list of 3 professional references is required in order to apply.

Purpose of Position

University Lands is seeking a Reservoir Engineer to perform technical evaluations of operator performance, economic analysis of potential development deals, assist in the annual reserve report process, and work environmental and other activities.

Essential Functions

Participate in various phases of economic evaluations, including well performance reviews and type curve generation, single-well and project-level evaluations, and understanding differentials and sensitivities/uncertainties.
Reserve evaluation, including type curve generation and working with team to understanding the implications of spacing/stacking, completions, etc.
Short and long term planning models, developing a deep understanding for sub-basins, well performance, and revenue projections. Work with data management and tools, like Spotfire and Excel, to build tools for efficient but thorough evaluations.
Determine best practices for operators on and in close proximity to University Lands, and manage relationships with operators to influence full field development.
Opportunity to contribute to additional projects/initiatives (ex. emissions, water management, sand).

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
Economic Software - PHDWin.
Spotfire (proficiency in building tools, coding preferred).
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and limited job definition.
High degree of initiative and independent judgment.
Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.
Ability to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines.
Strong oral/written communication skills and personal computer skills.
Advanced Microsoft Product software utilization (experience with Pivot Tables, VBA preferred).

Preferred Qualifications

2-5+ years of full-time experience in oil and gas industry, knowledge of IHS and Drilling Info

Working Conditions

May work around electrical and medical hazards.
Working in hazardous locations and working around drill sites may be required.
Travel to project sites and client locations might be required occasionally.
May work around standard working conditions.
Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation.
Use of Manual dexterity.
Climbing of staris.
Lifting and moving.
Uniforms and/or personal protection equiptment (furnished).
May work in all weather conditions.
May work in extreme temperatures.

Additional Information

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
Complete all sections on the application, including highest level of education, college degrees (if applicable), references and all questions on the application questionnaire. If you are applying for the first time make sure to complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application.
Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

EO/AA Statement

The University of Texas System Administration is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. Reasonable disability accommodation may be requested by contacting the Office of Human Resources.

Related Posts