Reservoir Engineer in Plano, United States

at Denbury
Location Plano, United States
Date Posted February 27, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Denbury Resources is currently recruiting for a Reservoir Engineer to join the corporate office operations in Plano, Texas.
The Reservoir Engineer will perform all reservoir engineering activities on assigned fields, including: identifying opportunities to pursue additional recovery, building the reserves economic cases, technically defending reserves when needed, monitoring reservoir performance throughout the year against plan, and setting injection and offtake targets for the wells in the field.
Additionally, the reservoir engineer will support other technical team members to: design and perform a surveillance program to identify field performance issues, optimize use of compression and other processing resources to maximize field cashflow, make well decisions based on economic analyses, and identify faulting and other forms of compartmentalization that affect reservoir behavior.
Work in a multi-discipline field asset team to manage tertiary CO2 floods.
Identify, design, and evaluate reservoir management projects to improve reservoir value.
Monitor reservoir performance against expectations for long-term recovery and flooding efficiency.
Prepare and defend reserves and long-term business plan forecasts for area of responsibility.
Optimize flood performance through pattern balancing, well-test analysis, injection profiles and production logging.
Gain experience in EOR processes, including water flooding, CO2 flooding and gas flooding and use the experience to create or modify the strategic development plan, identify opportunities to pursue additional recovery and build reserves.
Assist geologist to prepare reservoir descriptions through well log, core, well performance, and well test analyses.
Train and utilize engineering technicians.
Skills, Education & Experience Required
Minimum experience: 1+ years
Minimum B.S. in Engineering with a preference for Petroleum Engineering.
Strong business acumen and an understanding of project economics
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.
Good communication skills – articulates well and conveys clear objectives
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
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 #3503

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