Reservoir Engineering Intern (Summer 2018) in Columbus, United States

at Battelle
Location Columbus, United States
Date Posted April 18, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.
Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.
Our Energy team is currently seeking a Reservoir Engineering Intern to work full time during Summer 2018. This position is located at our headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.
JOB DESCRIPTION
Our Energy Group in the Environment & Infrastructure Business Unit specializes in providing innovative approaches to solving difficult problems in the areas of oil and gas exploration and production and using or storing carbon dioxide generated during energy production and use. We use advanced earth science tools, methods, and models to characterize geologic systems for the oil and gas industry and for long term storage of CO2, including enhanced hydrocarbon recovery. Our clients include large and small oil and gas companies, engineering companies, electric utilities, and federal and state governments.
As a Reservoir Engineering Intern, the selected individual will evaluate secondary recovery potential for a depleted oil field in Ohio. Work will be with our oil and gas exploration and production, carbon utilization and storage programs and pipeline programs. Examples of responsibilities based on current or anticipated projects include:
Building a dynamic reservoir model using geologic inputs,
Assigning rock and fluid properties from field data and/or correlations
Performing history match of primary production data,
Simulating various water/gas injection scenarios to optimize incremental oil recovery, and
Analysis of project economics
THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:
Currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or a closely related field (chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, geoscience, hydrogeology)
GPA of 3.0 or above
Strong background in porous media flow modeling concepts
Experience with history matching of primary production and simulation of immiscible secondary recovery projects using ECLIPSE, IMEX, or similar reservoir modeling tools
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:
Related work experience (paid or unpaid) in the engineering discipline
BENEFITS:
Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.
Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, military or veteran status, or any other protected classes covered under federal or applicable state and local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.
For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers.

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