Reservoir Engineer in Naperville, Illinois

at Southern Company Gas
Location Naperville, United States
Date Posted June 25, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Apply engineering principles to conduct the analysis, modeling, design, costing, and implementation of facilities associated with projects and acquisitions related to gas storage. Support field work at subsurface and surface facilities and associated projects for salt caverns, aquifer storage, and depleted gas storage reservoirs. Provide functional expertise in designing, building, and utilizing analytical models and tools for commercial optimization of facilities and project development. Commercially solve complex engineering problems and deliver accurate cost estimates and feasibility analysis. Conduct reservoir and individual well analysis of storage assets to predict, monitor, and manage reservoir performance. Design, contract and oversee high pressure gas well logging and wellbore intervention work. Perform reservoir studies to track reservoir performance as compared to predicted performance in order to develop optimal schedules and forecasts of individual reservoir deliverability. Assist with development of commercial possibilities associated with current assets and potential projects. Participate in the design, validate assumptions, interface with external subsurface engineering contractors and commercial parties, and perform due diligence studies for acquisitions and development of storage opportunities. Analyze cavern and/or reservoir data in order to guide commercial and field operations to obtain the greatest economic benefit while maintaining operational integrity. Interface with other AGL departments on major project initiatives and communicate with external counterparties on the details of project specifics such as capacity and deliverability. Conduct initial engineering analysis, modeling, design, and costing of subsurface facilities for proposed projects and acquisitions and work with locations and key stakeholders to efficiently run storage facilities during critical operating periods. Utilize internal and external resources to achieve desired results for multiple projects and storage fields simultaneously. Identify project risks and develop means to mitigate risks. Coordinate efforts of multiple groups to achieve optimal project results.


Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) in Civil, Electrical, Petroleum, or Geological Engineering or related field. 1 year experience in successful project development; 1 year experience using good organizational management skills; 1 year experience adhering to tasks and delivering an unbiased view of projects; 1 year experience working with project finances; 1 year experience using business environment communications skills (oral and written); 1 year experience handling multiple projects simultaneously and meeting aggressive deadlines. Travel (15% domestic). Will accept paid or unpaid experience.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annualWorld's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Engineering

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Illinois-Metro Chicago-Naperville

Operating Company: Southern Company Gas

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

G O Naperville - 1844 W Ferry Rd. (1844NapervilleCODE)

1844 W Ferry Rd.

Naperville, 60536

Req ID: GAS2000375

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