Senior Reservoir Engineer in Denver, United States

at Encana
Location Denver, United States
Date Posted September 26, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


As an employer, we foster an exciting culture of innovation that offers challenging and dynamic work to unlock the potential of our people. We are collaborative, fast-paced, engaged and relentlessly focused on our goals.
Attracting and retaining the right people is the key to our business strategy. We provide our employees with a variety of career growth opportunities and programs that recognize and reward demonstrated results. Our work environment promotes knowledge sharing, transparency and innovation.
Encana is looking for a Senior Reservoir Engineer to join the Permian Development team. This position will be based in Denver and will be reporting to the Reservoir Engineering manager. This position will be responsible for coordinating the economic and reservoir evaluation of existing assets and actively participate in the development and execution of investment opportunities.
Evaluate and make recommendations for horizontal development in coordination with geologists, well planner and land.
Generate forecasts and type curves for areas of responsibility.
Regularly assess well performance and collaborate with Permian team (Completions, Reservoir Characterization, Production, etc.) to understand key performance drivers.
Perform risked/un-risked economic assessments.
Work with production team to maximize production, recommend drawdown strategy/artificial lift on new wells and reduce downtime.
Analyze competitor data (data trade and public data) to assess optimal development strategies
Provide estimates to budget and outlook process
Proactively review long term drilling plans and collaborate with Mineral Land team to identify potential acreage trades that will maximize value
Keep abreast of technology developments (internal and external).
Ensure rigorous technical evaluations are completed with appropriate technology applications.
Provide direction and input into the multi-variate analysis efforts within the basin.
Collaborate with land, drilling, completions and facilities as needed to optimize the drilling schedule to maintain acreage and maximize value.
Promote communication and foster team contribution to deliver results.
Mentoring of less experienced engineers and technicians.
BS or MS in engineering, petroleum engineering a plus.
8+ years of industry experience in reservoir engineering.
Experience in the asset development of unconventional (horizontal) resource plays.
Good communication and organization skills.
Excellent teamwork skills.
Work independently and collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team.
Strong track record of results, taking initiative and showing leadership.
Ability to meet deadlines and advance multiple projects concurrently with minimal direction.
Solid understanding of Oil and Gas economics.
Proficiency with Aries, Spotfire, MS-Excel, MS-Access, MS-OneNote and MS-PowerPoint.
Currently eligible or able to obtain clearance to work in the United States.
Encana is an EEO/AA employer.
Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to any individual inquiry about the status of your application.

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