Reservoir Engineer - Tulsa

at WPX Energy
Location Tulsa, United States
Date Posted May 15, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Requisition Number 17-0073 Title Reservoir Engineer City Tulsa State OK Description WPX Energy is seeking an experienced Reservoir Engineer to join the Permian Team at our Tulsa, OK headquarters. This individual will be responsible for:
  • Maintaining reserve and decline curve estimates and maximizing production for existing producing properties
  • Working closely with the field production department on well performance and production optimization
  • Directing and performing various interdisciplinary team studies
  • Analysis of reservoir performance to identify workover candidates
  • Tracking and evaluating workover effectiveness
  • Preparation of the annual plan for assigned fields including the capital budget
  • Preparation of the year-end reserve report for assigned fields including estimating undeveloped reserves
  • Reviewing and recommending reserve promotions
  • Performing economic evaluations
  • Designing and evaluating reservoir testing and monitoring programs, including, but not limited to pressure transient and injection tests
  • Evaluation of acquisition opportunities
  • Evaluating outside operated AFE proposals
  • Responding to information/economics/evaluation requests
  • 5+ years of reservoir engineering experience, at least 2 years being in unconventional reservoirs (tight gas sands and/or shales)
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Candidate must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidate must be organized and capable of handling multiple tasks with changing and conflicting deadlines
  • Must be self-motivated and solutions oriented with strong problem conceptualization and solving skills
  • Must be an enthusiastic team player with strong interpersonal skills capable of managing and completing tasks in a group environment
  • Demonstrated advanced computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel and Aries
  • Experience with oil and gas software packages such as Fekete Harmony RTA, WellTest and DeclinePlus, Petra, SpotFire and IHS Enerdeq desired. Experience with Microsoft Access a plus.

Position will be filled at a level commensurate with experience.

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