Reservoir Engineer in Plano, United States

at Denbury
Location Plano, United States
Date Posted November 7, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Denbury is currently seeking a Reservoir Engineer to join the corporate office operations in Plano, Texas. The position will report to the Asset Leader of the North Business Unit (NBU).

Position Responsibilities:
Work in a multi-discipline asset team to develop and manage production performance in conventional waterflood and tertiary CO2 flood operations.
Serve as the point-of-contact for the Development Design, Business Development and Technology, and Exploitation teams in designing and executing of Conventional and CO2 Development Plans.
Prepare and defend reserves and long-range plan (LRP) for area of responsibility.
Prepare, defend, and update production budgets and forecasts for area of responsibility.
Work with Plano and Field team members to develop, manage, and optimize conventional production by analyzing the entire system, utilizing the components of IFM and Decision Modeling.
Monitor production/injection/disposal well performance and conduct reservoir surveillance to develop action plans to maximize the value of the asset.
Assist geologists to prepare reservoir descriptions through well log, core, well performance, and well test analyses.
Train and utilize engineering technicians to improve efficiency and effectiveness in performing reservoir management and optimization activities.

Desirable Qualifications
Exceptional team and interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work within a multidisciplinary team.
Ability to prioritize work and focus efforts to deliver value.
Independent, self-motivated, organized, creative and results-oriented.
Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to clearly convey practical concepts and relevant information to all levels of personnel, including executive management.

Industry Requirements
Minimum of 2+ years Reservoir Engineering experience.
Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently.
Strong business acumen and demonstrated understanding of project economics
Experience with ARIES, DSS, OFM, Petra, Spotfire, and IFM (MBal, Prosper, GAP) strongly preferred.

Education Requirements
Minimum B.S. in Petroleum Engineering.

Physical Demands
Work will primarily be conducted in an office environment; travel may be required to district and field offices and/or oil and gas production facilities, with the occasional need to wear personal protective equipment. Position requires the ability to frequently communicate information and to manage the possible stress of an office environment. Work may include being stationary for long periods of time, with occasional movement about the office. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds is required. Position requires constant operation and viewing of a computer screen and other office machinery.

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
Ability to wear personal protection equipment when visiting field locations
Location Type: Corporate (Plano)
Location: Plano, TX, 75024
Employment Status: Full time
FLSA Status: Exempt

Welcome to Denbury. A different kind of Oil Company.

Denbury Resources is an independent oil and natural gas company with 259.7 MMBOE of estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves as of December 31, 2017, of which 97% 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 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.
To become part of our organization, you 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 successful completion of pre-employment physical examinations and/or 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 #5281

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