Senior Reservoir Engineer in Houston, United States

at Fieldwood Energy LLC
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted January 2, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


While only founded in 2013, Fieldwood’s significant footprint in the Gulf of Mexico includes interests in approximately 400 offshore blocks on the shelf and in deepwater, covering two million gross acres, and 1,000 wells. In addition to our U.S. presence, Fieldwood is also the operator of fields in Mexico’s Bay of Campeche. We are one of the largest operators in the Gulf of Mexico, a region that is our heritage and an integral part of our DNA. We strive to be the best in the Gulf of Mexico, period.

As members of the Fieldwood family, we have high expectations for both company and personal performance. We look for team members that are doers, builders, and seekers of excellence. We seek collaborators that creatively, and respectfully, solve problems together. We want people of integrity that possess an inherent grit and take pride in doing the right thing.

The successful candidate for this opportunity will play a key role in the company's success by performing the below duties and responsibilities.
Establish and promote safety and environmental performance expectations with employees and contractors in accordance with the Company’s safety policies and Safe + Sound initiative.
Working as part of a team, update some or all of static model (GOR, Bo), dynamic model (material balance and/or simulation), forecasts as data becomes available.
Develop familiarity and proficiency in Mexico PSC economics.
Identify and/or support as situation requires efforts to optimize reservoir development including assessment of waterflood. Responsibilities could include some or all of: analog studies, review of technical papers, material balance modeling, numerical simulation.
Support and/or lead efforts to document reserves using SPE-PRMS.
Support and/or situationally lead efforts to maintain and update our annual development plan.
B.S. or M.S. in Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering or related field required
Can work in the US
Ability to travel 6 to 12 times per year to Mexico City
Spanish and English language capability. Strong teamwork, communication skills and initiative
Minimum of 12 years of experience, 6 in a reservoir engineering role
Reservoir modeling proficiency
Knowledge and Experience Needed
Developing and adjusting forecasts
Ability to identify opportunities to increase rate and recovery. Ability to interact within and outside team to achieve consensus and document costs and rates, build a technical case and build a business case including running economics.
Experience working with an oil operator.
PTA experience
PVT experience
ESP experience
Experience with carbonates and/or modeling waterflood of naturally fractured reservoirs
Experience working with and supporting a project / facilities team with fit for purpose basis of design information

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