Reservoir Engineer - Oklahoma City

at Devon
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted September 14, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

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POSITION SUMMARY
Working in the E&P; Strategic Services Reservoir Technology and Optimization (RTO) Group, this position is part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for monitoring and executing Integrated Reservoir Characterization studies across all business units (onshore North America). This work involves working extremely complex reservoir engineering issues as part of a multi-disciplinary team to characterize the behavior of critical unconventional reservoirs. As a team member, this individual must work with a minimum of supervision, work and interact well with others in a variety of settings being able to manage occasional diverse opinions in a positive and constructive manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Focus on the technical reservoir engineering aspects of unconventional play characterizations including but not limited to analog studies, type curve characterization, PVT behavior, volumetrics, deliverability characterization, and analytical and advanced numerical simulation modeling.
Probabilistically forecast and optimize field development scenarios and economic performance.
Provide these functions embedded within an IRC team as a contributing member and as an advisor to other IRC teams across the company.
Develop new methods and/or tools to improve understanding of reservoir engineering aspects of unconventionals.
Begin piloting and maturing methods for improved recovery of certain unconventional reservoirs.

PREREQUISITES
Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering plus a minimum of 10 years industry experience.
Well rounded reservoir engineering skills and experience.
Experience with unconventional/resource play economics, production type curve analysis, material balance techniques, PVT behavior, pressure transient analysis, analytical modeling and advanced reservoir simulation.
Probabilistic methods for history matching and production forecasting for unconventional reservoirs.
Exposure to drilling, completion, stimulation technology
Good understanding of petroleum geology
Good communication, listening and interpersonal skills
Good problem solving skills
Good team player
Requires ability to travel.
Requires a valid passport.
Devon Energy is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Devon Talent Acquisition Team at Diversity@dvn.com .

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