Senior Reservoir Engineer

at Petroplan
Location Houston, Texas
Date Posted November 18, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10
Must Already Have Work Rights Yes


Senior Reservoir Engineer - Global E&P Company - Houston Texas - Permanent

Our client, a major E&P with onshore and offshore assets based all over the world, are currently recruiting for a Senior Reservoir Engineer (Unconventional) to join them on a permanent basis to work within their corporate offices in downtown Houston.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for training, mentoring and the development of the reservoir engineering staff.
  • To Provide guidance on SEC reserve evaluation on company assets with emphasis on properly valuing assigned assets.
  • Verify, maintain, and develop when necessary type curves for predicting future well performance executed.
  • Perform analytical and numerical reservoir modeling studies when necessary.
  • Provide expertise and insights on integrated field development planning.
  • Interact with all disciplines to drive consistency, and economic optimization into our long-term development planning efforts.
  • Integrate well performance/nodal analysis, pressure transient analysis, material balance, and volumetric decline in evaluations when necessary.
  • Support engineering and exploration teams through detailed engineering assessments including probabilistic reserves evaluations and economic analysis.
  • Make presentations to management as required.
  • Oversee all aspects of reserves reporting for associations and attend significant Railroad hearings while understanding statewide field rules.
  • Work with Land and outside counsel to protect the companies rights.
  • Evaluate offset operators R-37 and injection applications.
  • Seek out and manage the companies participation in Reservoir Engineering consortiums.
  • Generate & Oversee special studies.
  • Stand in for RE team lead when necessary.
  • Stay current with reservoir engineering technological advances.
  • Monitor and act as the primary interface with partners of outside operated assets.
  • Assist in the evaluation of new venture opportunities in both current well stock and potential acquisitions.
  • Effectively manage time and prioritize projects in order to meet established deadlines.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Desirably 10 - 15 years of Reservoir Engineering or related experience.
  • Must have unconventional experience.
  • Must have purchasing and sales experience.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis.
  • S. Degree or higher qualification.

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