Senior Reservoir Engineer — Dallas Texas

at Valor Services
Location Dallas, Texas
Date Posted September 27, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


We are actively seeking a seasoned Resevoir Engineer who thrives on establishing resource potential. Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills coupled with a strong work ethic are a must. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years Asset Development experience within the U.S. and major shale plays.


  • Provide engineering support for geologists, production engineers, and landmen as a member of a multi-disciplined asset team executing an active-drilling plan.
  • Perform reserves and economic evaluations of drilling, recompletion, workover, and acquisition opportunities.
  • Evaluate reservoir potential and determine performance potential from analogy studies.
  • Analyze data to make well-founded recommendations, and effectively communicate the analysis.
  • Provide exhibits and expert testimony at regulatory hearings supporting company projects.
  • Prepare reserve and economic analysis for budgets, year-end SEC reserve reports, and acquisition evaluations.
  • Analyze well data and identify behind-pipe potential.
  • Maintain inventory of behind-pipe potential with reserve and economic value estimates.
  • Participate in the identification, evaluation, planning, and execution of a resource-play, focused-growth strategy.


  • Ability to calculate well EURs volumetrically as well as using decline curve projections needed to forecast reserve recoveries from reservoirs.
  • Knowledge of SEC reserve reporting guidelines and their applications.
  • Solid working knowledge of economic programs (PhdWin or similar industry software).
  • Ability to mentor and direct inexperienced engineers and technicians.
  • Must possess a minimum of five-years' industry experience.
  • Project management and leadership is a plus.


  • Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering or related engineering discipline.
  • Registered professional engineer a plus.

Required experience:

  • Reserves, SEC Reporting, Project Management: 5 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

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