Senior Reservoir Engineer in Denver, United States

at Premier Oilfield Laboratories
Location Denver, United States
Date Posted January 25, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Department: Reservoir Solutions

Reports to: Manager, Reservoir Solutions

Location: Denver, Colorado

As a member of the Reservoir Solutions department, the Senior Reservoir Engineer is responsible for executing all engineering initiatives related to the Reservoir Engineering/Simulation. This high impact, highly paced position includes both a sound technical foundation and excellent communication skills. This position is responsible to combine knowledge of reservoir development, and basin analysis techniques to generate quality solutions to support exploration efforts and reservoir development challenges.

Abide by the policies set forth in the Company’s quality and safety manuals and is alert and aware at all times of their own safety and the safety of others

Perform volumetric calculations, Review and recommend RCA and SCAL testing and integrate analysis into models.

Generate rock properties from core data

Generate PVT relationships from testing data

Perform rate-transient analysis and decline curve analysis

Perform history matching - Perform multi-well (field) reservoir simulation modeling (History matching and forecasting)

Extensive unconventional experience – working on integrated field development projects that engage multidisciplinary teams

Support reservoir engineering efforts on integrated projects

Become competent in the Company's unconventional technologies

Interface with geologists, petrophysics and completions engineers to capture observations in static models for history matching

Develop asset optimization strategies to continuously improve the economic performance of the asset

Master of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering, research focus in reservoir simulation preferred

10+ years’ petroleum reservoir simulation experience

3+ years’ experience in a consulting services environment

Good data management and computer literacy

Working knowledge of other technical disciplines including completions, petrophysics, geology and geomechanics

Experience in shale/resource plays a plus

Works well in a team environment

Ability to multi-task

Strong analytical skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to present technical materials

The job duties listed in this job description may not be inclusive of all requirements of this position. Other duties may be assigned by your supervisor and/or manager.

The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.


At Premier Oilfield Group, we help oil and gas companies make better exploration and production decisions by connecting the dots from samples to simulations and solutions.

We deliver timely, relevant data by doing the right experiments, doing those experiments right, and providing client-ready, fit-for-use results. At Premier, we apply expertise and workflows to answer critical questions through analysis and simulation. Finally, we integrate diverse measurements to diagnose and match actual well performance, and to design future development strategies.

To be successful in a world of lower-for-longer commodity prices, oil and gas companies must find and develop oil more efficiently, improving success rates, increasing hydrocarbon recovery factors, and controlling costs. At Premier, we strive to cultivate a positive environment in which expert scientists and engineers can thrive among their peers while they design novel concepts to solve extremely difficult problems, generating solutions for industry challenges together with the support of an internal lab and industry consultants.

Premier provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Premier complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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