Reservoir Engineers in Houston and California, United States

at GE
Location Bakersfield, California
Date Posted July 15, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5
Must Already Have Work Rights Yes

Description

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BusinessGE Oil & Gas

Business SegmentOG-MC Measurement & Control

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Posted Position TitleReservoir Engineer

Career LevelExperienced

FunctionServices

Function SegmentField Services

Location(s) Where Opening Is AvailableUnited States

U.S. State, China or Canada ProvincesCalifornia

Texas

CityHouston, Bakersfield

Postal Code77041-2001

Relocation ExpensesNo

Role Summary/PurposeIn this role of Reservoir Engineer you will be responsible for estimation of hydrocarbons in place within an oil or gas reservoir, and for forecasting the probable future production performance of a gas or oil reservoir.

Essential Responsibilities
+ Work with Engineering and Product Teams to develop process and procedures for Multi-Phase Services / Reservoir management + Work with NPI team to improve services capability for Multiphase meter and associated systems that contribute to Reservoir management + Work closely with Customers Operations and Production Engineering to implement Production Excellence processes. In particular take an active role in a) developing reservoir surveillance plans to improve understanding of assets, allow effective reservoir management, and support investment proposals, b) capture opportunities for production optimization, discuss implementation with the Customers Operations team, and influence the Operator for execution + Develop and maintain field profitability models, and running economic models of production optimization proposals + Perform detailed simulation studies to optimize well production/design or to investigate critical aspects related to fluid movements + Conduct analytical studies to understand the fluid flow characteristics in the reservoir + Analyze electric logs, formation pressures and reservoir fluids + Mentor junior engineers and engineering technicians, and providing guidance and training in fundamental and advanced applications of reservoir engineering + Provide oil production forecasting and reserve analyses using production decline curves + Generate computations to determine the economic life of oil & gas fields + Build reservoir models and carry out simulations to evaluate the possible development scenarios and associated reserve profiles + Interface with Field Engineers and customers to help troubleshoot issues as they pertain to the Multiphase Meter and Oil well systems + Identifying and implementing opportunities for cost reduction + Identifying and implementing opportunities to improve production through optimization and stimulation of wells + Coordinating reviews with field operations and engineering personnel to optimize individual well performanceQualifications/Requirements
+ Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) + Minimum 5 years of experience in Oil Field Industry + Minimum 5 years of well testing, fluid sampling and the interpretation and application of the dataRequirements + Ability and willingness to travel up to 60% of the time Domestically and InternationallyAdditional Eligibility QualificationsGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.Desired Characteristics
+ Experience with metering products and/or experience in upstream oil industry + Demonstrated leadership abilities, with a focus on change acceleration and process improvement + Demonstrated knowledge of reservoir engineering concepts and processes; including volumetric determination; rock and fluid properties; performance monitoring/improvement; reserves estimation and asset/field development planning + Oil and Gas Reserve Estimations, Decline Curve Analysis, Petrophysical Log Analysis, Material Balance Studies + Understanding of reservoir dynamics including the use of reservoir models + Proactive, can-do attitude with a bias for action and positive mental mindset + Minimum of 5 years of experience in a project management role + Ability to manage effectively in a dynamic and fast–paced environment + Ability to drive change and implement new process + Verbal, written communications, analytical and problem solving skills + Exceptionally strong customer service mindset + Operational experience with Oracle and SAP + PMP certified + Fast learner with energy and enthusiasm + Computer skills, MS office + Green Belt certified or Lean Six Sigma training (GE internal) + Ability to work independently with a high level of accuracy + Oral and written communication skills + Interpersonal and leadership skills + Analytical and presentation skills + Organizational skillsWhy join one great company when you can join many? We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team.GE Oil & Gas is a world leader in advanced technologies and services with 43,000 employees in more than 100 countries supporting customers across the industry—from extraction to transportation to end use. Our unrelenting commitment to the environment, health and safety, quality and integrity defines us: it’s The Way We Work. We develop smart solutions for our customers across the oil and gas value chain delivering the innovation, customized service solutions, training programs and technology that helps them to maximize their efficiency, productivity and equipment reliability. We partner with our customers to develop their next generation workforce; help them to fully benefit from the megatrends of natural gas, the growth of subsea and hard-to-reach reserves and the revolution in asset health management.To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter:Qualifications/RequirementsBachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)Minimum 5 years of experience in Oil Field IndustryMinimum 5 years of well testing, fluid sampling and the interpretation and application of the dataRequirementsAbility and willingness to travel up to 60% of the time Domestically and InternationallyAdditional Eligibility QualificationsGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.Desired CharacteristicsExperience with metering products and/or experience in upstream oil industryDemonstrated leadership abilities, with a focus on change acceleration and process improvementDemonstrated knowledge of reservoir engineering concepts and processes; including volumetric determination; rock and fluid properties; performance monitoring/improvement; reserves estimation and asset/field development planningOil and Gas Reserve Estimations, Decline Curve Analysis, Petrophysical Log Analysis, Material Balance StudiesUnderstanding of reservoir dynamics including the use of reservoir modelsProactive, can-do attitude with a bias for action and positive mental mindsetMinimum of 5 years of experience in a project management roleAbility to manage effectively in a dynamic and fast–paced environmentAbility to drive change and implement new processVerbal, written communications, analytical and problem solving skillsExceptionally strong customer service mindsetOperational experience with Oracle and SAPPMP certifiedFast learner with energy and enthusiasmComputer skills, MS officeGreen Belt certified or Lean Six Sigma training (GE internal)Ability to work independently with a high level of accuracyOral and written communication skillsInterpersonal and leadership skillsAnalytical and presentation skillsOrganizational skillsWhy join one great company when you can join many? We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team.GE Oil & Gas is a world leader in advanced technologies and services with 43,000 employees in more than 100 countries supporting customers across the industry—from extraction to transportation to end use. Our unrelenting commitment to the environment, health and safety, quality and integrity defines us: it’s The Way We Work. We develop smart solutions for our customers across the oil and gas value chain delivering the innovation, customized service solutions, training programs and technology that helps them to maximize their efficiency, productivity and equipment reliability. We partner with our customers to develop their next generation workforce; help them to fully benefit from the megatrends of natural gas, the growth of subsea and hard-to-reach reserves and the revolution in asset health management.To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter:

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