Reservoir Engineering Manager - Midcon in Oklahoma City, United States

at BP
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted January 10, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Role synopsis
This role will report directly to the SVP of Midcon Development. The successful candidate will manage reservoirs in the MidCon BU to ensure delivery of annual plans, optimize asset value and define field/reservoir development plans. In addition, this role sits within the MidCon Business Unit Leadership Team and will work directly with counterparts in Geology, Drilling, Completions, Facilities, Land and Finance.
Key accountabilities
Create and maintain reservoir development plans across MidCon Business Unit, optimizing recoverable reserves for maximum economic valueCoordinate short and long term development plans working with Business Unit LT to ensure assumptions and deliveryDeliver in year production forecasting and economic evaluation of existing and future well prospectsLead capital allocation process with Finance and LT for in-year capital reallocation and following year capital allocation budgetWork with the Central Reserves team to book resources and reservesCoordinate with Geology, Drilling, Completions, Facilities and Operations to optimize well design and deliveryDevelop and maintain hopper of prospects (new drills and recompletions) and progress them through the portfolio to execution-ready Define and incorporate the necessary reservoir and well surveillance to optimize the overall field program economic value Ensure post-appraisal of well performance occurs within a timely manner such that lessons learned and observations are incorporated in upcoming projectsCollaborate with Exploration and Business Development to assess offsetting industry performance, identify new lease areas and evaluate potential acquisitions Manage OBO well proposals and relationships
Essential Education
BS in Petroleum Engineering or other Engineering disciplines
Essential experience and job requirements
A minimum of 10 years of reservoir engineering experience in US onshoreAbility to lead teams and provide direction and objectives to accomplish delivery of business unit programsA&D experience preferredStrong interpersonal, influencing and communication skillsDemonstrate ability to work well with peers across the Leadership Team Willingness and ability to travel up to 20% of the time to field locations or LT meetings Skilled in MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)Software: ARIES, Spotfire and Fekete tools
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
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 solutionsDemonstrated 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
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