Reservoir Engineer - North BU in Denver, United States

at BP
Location Denver, United States
Date Posted June 12, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Role synopsis
The Reservoir Engineer will report to the RE Manager. The successful candidate will work in a highly integrated multi-disciplinary team charged with optimizing development activity, value, and overall business delivery across multiple reservoirs. The successful candidate will also contribute to field and reservoir management plans with a focus on continuous improvement and value creation for the business. The successful candidate will work closely with corporate reserves team to accurately manage proven reserves and unproven resource volumes for the business. The candidate will support other Asset teams, as necessary, to ensure delivery of annual plans.
Key accountabilities
Create and maintain reservoir development plans, proposing new wells and well interventions on existing wells in order to optimize recoverable reserves for maximum economic value.Work with the Central Reserves team to estimate and book resources and reserves.Contribute with innovative development ideas and gather data for the opportunity hopper and assist with progressing them through the portfolio to execution-ready. Define and incorporate the necessary reservoir and well surveillance to optimize the overall field program economic value. Coordinate between the Reservoir Engineering and Completions teams to optimize well design.Post-appraisal of well performance by working closely with Operations and Completions teams.Production forecasting and economic evaluation of existing and future well prospects.Manage partner OBO data requests.Populate SOR tool to drive faster AFE’s and ensure handoff from Subsurface to the Execution teams is documented.Contribute to delivery of wellwork projects that meet or exceed BU-specific targets.
Essential Education
BS in Petroleum or other Engineering disciplines
Essential experience and job requirements
Minimum 5 yrs of engineering experience Substantial development operations experienceStrong Interpersonal, influencing and communication skills.Demonstrated ability to work well in teams. Proven project management abilitiesStrong analytic skills and ability to handle complex datasetsWillingness and ability to travel up to 25% of the time to the field location in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position as neededExperience in ARIESSkilled in MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
Strong commitment to Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE).
Desirable criteria & qualifications
Foster an environment of safety first operations Demonstrate ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in fast paced environmentForward looking thinker; who actively seeks opportunities and solutionsAbility to innovate and be open to new ideasSoftware: DSG, SpotfireDemonstrated use of IMPACT principles:I - Innovated: Learns from new ideas and applies solutions to add value.M - Motivated: Overcomes obstacles with an intense desire to succeed.P - Performance Driven: Makes value-based decisions involving measured risk to deliver business objectives.A - Accountable: Takes responsibility and ownership of business performance. C - Collaborative: Shares knowledge and works together for the good of L48.T - Trustworthy: Keeps commitments, listens to others and authentically supports change necessary to achieve our Path to Premier. .
Relocation available
Travel required
Yes - up to 25%
Is this a part time position?
About BP
BP's US Lower 48 (L48) Onshore business operates across a vast US geography, from Texas north through the Rocky Mountains. The business manages a diverse portfolio which includes an extensive unconventional resource base of about 7.5 billion barrels of oil equivalent across 5.5 million gross acres in some of the largest and most well-known basins in the US. Headquartered in Houston (Texas), L48 employs about 1,700 people across six states, operates more than 9,600 producing wells and has 70,000 royalty owners. Our vision is to be the most respected and admired oil and gas company in the Lower 48 US states.Our Wyoming operations are anchored on the giant Wamsutter tight gas field in the south central part of the state. In the San Juan area of Colorado and New Mexico we produce from tight gas sands and operate the largest coal-bed methane field in the US. Our Mid-Continent operations cover the prolific Anadarko, and is home to the famed East Texas basin, along with the Woodford shale gas play and Arkoma basin. We also have non-operating interests in over 10,000 wells across the US with substantial positions in both the Eagle Ford and Fayetteville shale basins.In 2015, the L48 Onshore is being established as a separate business within BP’s Upstream to manage its onshore oil and gas assets across the US onshore. This effort is being undertaken to improve competitiveness and help L48 remain at the forefront of innovation and development of technologies for unconventional resources.*LI-NOWRAP
Closing Date
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Eligibility Requirements
If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States; and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., TN, H1B status), now or in the future.

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