Senior Reservoir Engineer - Austin, Texas

at Statoil
Location Austin, United States
Date Posted November 2, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


This role reports to the US Onshore Subsurface Acquisitions & Divestitures Lead

Evaluate bolt-on opportunities to existing Bakken, Eagle Ford & Appalachian basin assets

Support Corporate-driven opportunities from Business Development and New Access Team

Proven and rapid capabilities in petroleum economic and reserve software (Aries and/or PHDwin) with strong attention to detail and documentation of work products

Ability to gather and integrate commercial assumptions into economic and reserve estimates including coordination with the finance team

Proficiency in understanding field operating statements and summarization into commercial assumptions

Commercial and economic mindset with focus on spending time directed towards value adding projects

Provide reservoir engineering expertise for the US Onshore Unconventional team

Manage, maintain and analyze a large amount of data for developing type curves

Proficient with the use of Spotfire analytics tool

Technical Skills:
Engineering skills from simple production decline and well performance analysis to complete economic analysis

Capable to work with a large amount of data, and present and work with stakeholders, both internal and external

Excellent software skills

The chosen candidate will also build competence and networking with other disciplines in the team as well as with the relevant networks and advisors

Some supervision of both internal and external studies may be required

This position requires excellent communication skills. This includes internal with management and technical positions in the office as well as with our operating partners

Bachelor's in an Engineering discipline or Geology with Engineering or Economics experience

5+ years industry experience

Knowledge and Ability to work with Aries

Position requires strong technical skills, ability to work well with others and a desire to make a difference on potentially large impact opportunities

Independent, self-motivated, creative, results oriented, can work to given deadlines

Very proficient with using databases and the relevant software

Experience with unconventional reservoirs

Ability to effectively use well data and production databases (IHS, Access, DrillingInfo etc.)

Familiar with software such as Excel, Spotfire, IHS Harmony, Aries

Office Based in Austin, TX

Personal Qualities
Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment

Very strong oral and written skills are required, as is the ability and desire to work in a multi-discipline team environment

Strong interpersonal skills

Well structured work practices

Self driven

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Flexible and a team worker

Ability and willingness to teach others

Able to adhere to and contribute to development of best practices

Commitment to Statoil ethics and HSE standards

We Offer
Statoil offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Statoil is an equal opportunity employer.
General Information
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.
Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.
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