Senior Reservoir Engineer - Houston

at GE Oil & Gas
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted January 2, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Role Summary:
The position requires a Petroleum Engineering background with extensive Integrated Asset Modeling (IAM) experience. The role will primarily focus on production optimization services using GE oil and gas software and services solutions and partner technology solutions. The candidate must have excellent written and verbal English communication skills and have a proactive/self-starter approach. Position will conduct duties in client or GE offices.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Senior Reservoir Engineer, you will:


  • Be responsible for working with clients to model and analyze assets across reservoir/wells/network/process for the purpose of providing sound analytical reports of well and field optimization opportunities to increase production, minimize downtime and reduce lifting costs in both FEED/field development planning as well as ongoing operational workflows
  • Define and implement upgrade of remote monitoring and diagnostics center as well as roles and processes for interfacing with clients to perform production optimization services
  • Develop competency matrix and domain/process/application training targeted to junior petrotechnical services team members as well as other functions in the company (deployment, support, sales, etc)
  • Work with Commercial Operations (Sales) to refine the written RFI/RFP/proposal process assuring accuracy of proposals prior to submitting to customers
  • Present high-risk projects to Management for discussion and approval prior to quotation especially where specific development or 3rd party technology or services will be required
  • Work with deployment team to ensure smooth transition from pilot/implementation phase to ongoing monitoring/optimization service
  • Provide support, training and guidance to client personnel
  • Provide feedback on software and products to aid product development
  • Work with managers and other engineers in order to achieve the goals of the company in an efficient and professional manner
  • Technical presentations with an emphasis on value to clients and develop/deliver industry white papers, case studies and conference presentations
  • Track and provide reports on specific business metrics established by management
  • Follow Company HSE and other procedures/policies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years experience with integrated asset modeling at an operator or providing integrated asset modeling services at a service company
    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Ability and willingness to work in office and (limited) field environments
  • Ability and willingness to to prepare detailed technical/complex reports and other documents, ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability and willingness to travel 25% of the time

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Working knowledge of prominently used domain simulators across reservoir/well/network/facilities
  • Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from an accredited college or university preferable
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businesses
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to define value specifically for different technology stakeholders (engineering, operations, management, IT)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Business development experience will be beneficial
  • Customer Service Mind-set
  • Positive and inquisitive
    GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.
    Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Oil & Gas! 

    Locations: United States ; Texas; Houston


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