Senior Reservoir Engineer — Oklahoma City

at Marathon Oil
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted January 11, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10

Description

Overview:

Marathon Oil, an energy industry leader, is engaged in the worldwide hydrocarbon exploration and production.  Marathon is currently seeking a Senior Reservoir Engineer to support our Oklahoma Resource Basin operations.    This is a high-impact position within a highly collaborative team.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: budget preparation/business planning, reserves management, business development opportunity assessment, well design/execution, and performance analysis.

 

Essential Functions May Be Responsible For, But Not Limited To:

  • Integrate engineering analyses with geologic interpretations to create optimized plans of development.Function as a project manager guiding horizontal well design/execution/lookback (both parent well and infill well projects) and economic evaluations.
  • Work collaboratively with drilling, completions, production & facilities to influence and guide the complete life cycle of wells.
  • Possess suitable experience and/or knowledge of reserve determination techniques and is familiar with reserve and resource definition practices and the recent updates in associated US law. Develop reserve booking strategy, evaluate & book reserves.
  • Possess familiarity with stochastic analysis techniques and tools and understanding of how to utilize stochastic approaches for type curve generation and production forecasting.
  • Monitor well production against expectations and coordinate well performance analysis.
  • Serve as a coach and mentor to less experienced professionals.Seek opportunities to network internally and externally to build relationships that foster information exchange.
  • Evaluate business development opportunities as they arise.Create development models that allow full economic evaluation and guide bid strategy.
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations for management reviews, peer reviews, and technical committee meetings.

 

Prerequisites:

  • BS in Petroleum Engineering
  • 10+ years reservoir engineering experience.
  • Solid technical background (decline curve analysis, volumetrics, pressure/rate transient analysis, nodal analysis, etc.) and developed understanding of geology.
  • Reservoir stimulation knowledge and petrophysical analysis skills beneficial.
  • Knowledge of oil and gas economics software (ARIES strongly preferred).
  • Additional software experience/expertise with ArcGIS, OFM, IHS Harmony, Topaze, and Spotfire
  • Strong command of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)

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