Reservoir Engineer in Plano, United States

at Denbury
Location Plano, United States
Date Posted April 21, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Denbury is currently recruiting for a Senior Reservoir Engineer to join the corporate office operations in Plano, Texas.
As a senior member of the Development Design team the successful Reservoir Engineering candidate will be responsible for field development planning and special projects in the medium to large capital range. The candidate will work with other disciplines to build field development, expansion and redevelopment strategies, provide guidance on reservoir performance and deliver high quality, detailed technical analyses. Typical deliverables include, but are not limited to: recovery estimation, pattern layout and development, generating and defending reserves estimates and economic analysis.
The successful candidate must be able to communicate well with team members from many different organizations in both receiving projects and providing technical feedback. The engineer should be able to work independently and efficiently and take on a variety of different tasks and projects simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines.
Contribute to a multi-discipline team supporting the development of primary production, waterfloods and tertiary CO2 floods
Identify, design, and evaluate development projects to improve reservoir value
Prepare and defend reserves and long-term business plan forecasts for area of responsibility
Use experience in EOR processes, including water flooding, CO2 flooding and gas flooding to create or modify the strategic development plan, identify opportunities to pursue additional recovery and build reserves
Assist geologists to prepare reservoir descriptions through well log, core, well performance, and well test analyses
Assist asset team reservoir and production engineers to operate new development projects to meet the design criteria
Train and utilize engineering technicians
Skills, Education & Experience Required:
Minimum experience: 10+ years
Minimum B.S. in Engineering with a preference for Petroleum Engineering
Eight years of progressively responsible experience in EOR processes, including water flooding, CO2 flooding and gas flooding
Experienced user of economics and surveillance software; DSS and Aries strongly preferred
Strong business acumen and an understanding of project economics
Awareness and appreciation for simulation workflows and ability to add value
Project management skills and can prioritize work and schedule accordingly
Demonstrated ability to recognize and solve problems working with others
Must be able to speak, read, and write in English fluently
Experience working as part of a multidiscipline team
Strong interpersonal and communication skills – articulates well and conveys clear objectives
Physical Demands
Travel to Field roughly once per quarter
Sitting for long periods of time
Frequent alpha/numeric keyboarding
Oral communication over the phone and in person
Ability to view computer monitor
Location Type: Corporate (Plano)
Location: Plano
Employment Status: U1 Full time, Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Welcome to Denbury. A different kind of Oil Company.
Denbury Resources is an independent oil and natural gas company with 437.7 MMBOE of estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves, of which 83% is oil. Our operations are focused in two key operating areas: the Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain regions. Our goal is to increase the value of our properties through a combination of exploitation, drilling and proven engineering extraction practices, with the most significant emphasis relating to carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (C02 EOR) operations.
Our employees are our most valued resource. We recognize that it is their ideas, passion and collective effort that produce winning results. Denbury attracts outstanding Talent, provides them with advanced technology and is committed to their future development. We offer challenging work to increase skills and experience.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Denbury adheres to a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace and as such all employees are subject to post-accident and random drug and alcohol screenings. Some positions require the wearing and use of personal protective equipment (respirators, FR clothing, protective eye wear, hearing protection, head protection, protective footwear, etc).
Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Requisition #3901

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