Senior Reservoir Engineer - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

at Continental Resources
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted December 8, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Continental Resources is an efficient organization with a rich asset base where talented, motivated individuals thrive. Our efficiency and premier properties have proven resilient throughout the recent industry downturn.  In 2016, Continental Resources is the most active operator in the United States with 19 drilling rigs operating across multiple basins.  The mission of the Business Development Group is to maximize shareholder value by making strategic and vetted recommendations allowing Continental to accelerate value, high-grade our premier inventory and increase the efficiency of how we do business. We are looking for engineers that work well both individually and have successfully proved themselves in multi-disciplined teams.



  • Perform and lead asset evaluations for A&D opportunities; present recommendations to executive management
  • Work closely with Exploration & Land to identify opportunities
  • Basin modeling to include both historical and future type curves, inventory and economics
  • Key team member in shaping corporate strategy by providing informed analyses of energy supply understanding both current and future catalysts
  • Aid portfolio optimization efforts
  • Initiate and aid projects leveraging advanced data analytics
  • Build and maintain databases for both asset level and regional evaluations


  • Candidates should be proficient in all areas of Reservoir Engineering with foundational knowledge of operations, marketing, land and geology
  • Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills; candidate will be presenting to company executives frequently
  • Strong team player with ability to think “outside the box”
  • Proficient in Microsoft office; Excel power user a plus
  • Experienced with analyzing public data (IHS Enerdeq, IHS Land Studio, Oseberg)
  • Strong working knowledge of industry economic software (Aries preferred)
  • Experienced with data analytics & automating/standardizing repetitive tasks; Spotfire authoring a plus
  • Familiar with spatial analyses (ESRI ArcGIS) and programming knowledge (SQL, Visual Basic, R, Python) a plus


  •  Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering or related engineering discipline; MBA a plus
  • 5-10 years relevant industry experience to include asset evaluation, project economic valuation, project leadership; A&D experience preferred
  • Experience in operational rotation program or operational engineering roles a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and efficiently prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to proficiently utilize technical and administrative personnel resources
  • Ability to work independently and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to work evenings and occasional weekends

Position will be located in Oklahoma City with minimal travel expected

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