Senior Reservoir Engineer - Dallas/Fort Worth Area

at Makaira Oil & Gas
Location Dallas, Texas
Date Posted July 1, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Senior Reservoir Engineer - Dallas/Fort Worth Area

  • Analyze prospective plays and joint venture opportunities by providing reserve estimates, cost estimates, and production forecasts.
  • Provide prospect and economic analysis for capital expenditures.
  • Act as key participant in developing annual budgets and monthly forecasts.
  • Focus on maximizing asset value.
  • Engage as a key team member in  technical meetings in a multi-discipline asset team environment to include geology, engineering, land, marketing and drilling.
  • Conduct economic evaluation of acquisitions/divestitures, exploration, and development opportunities.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Petroluem Engineering.
  • Experience working with joint venture programs in a business or asset team environment.
  • Multi-basin experience (primarily focused on Texas & Oklahoma).
  • Minimum of five years oil and gas reservoir engineering experience.
  • Three years of operations experience preferred.

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Strong experience in economic evaluations and a proficient user with PhdWin, Aries, or other commonly accepted forecasting tools.
  • Strong experience with formation evaluation, applied core analysis, reservoir characterization and reservoir modeling.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with specific ability to translate complex information into an organized and presentable manner.
  • Ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations.
  • Ability to deliver high quality work in a fast-paced environment.


  • Salary and equity participation commensurate with experience.

About this company

Makaira Oil & Gas is a Fort Worth based upstream oil and gas company. Our core goals lie in the acquisition of non-operated assets in high graded basins/plays in both Texas and Oklahoma. We achieve this through strategic joint ventures and responsible transactions.

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