Senior Reservoir Engineer - San Antonio

at Lewis Energy Group
Location San Antonio, United States
Date Posted March 24, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


Senior Reservoir Engineering opportunity in a large-scale, multiple-asset tight-gas/ unconventional resource acreage position. A strong emphasis is placed on supporting and optimizing current on-going development operations, uncovering and defining the way forward, and overall capturing long-term stakeholder value.




  • Classical Reservoir Engineering analysis of technical data to evaluate reservoir performance using classical reservoir engineering techniques (decline curve analysis, pressure/ rate transient analysis, nodal analysis, volumetrics, material balance, natural gas reservoir engineering, reservoir fluid flow, log analysis, other)
  • Field/ Well performance surveillance  (Proficiency in field/ well/ reservoir surveillance using self-developed/ fit-for-purpose tools and processes, as well as third party/ vendor products such as Schlumberger Oil Field Manager, Merrick Field Data Capture System, etc.)
  • Economic analysis of potential development projects such as, but not limited to, drilling opportunities, workovers, facilities and field expansions, etc. Valuation of acquisition and divestment acreage and/ or interests will also be performed. Economic analysis will typically include conventional cash flow analysis with forecasting of production rates, acquiring pertinent price forecasts, capital investments, and operating costs from respective groups, and assuring the correct assumptions regarding timing, taxes, economic limit, etc.)
  • Project execution (Ability to identify, scope, plan, secure approval, execute, and assure projects that capture long-term stakeholder value, such as different technologies to improve well/ field/ reservoir performance, new software applications, continuous improvement in existing processes, etc. )
  • Collaboration (intra/ inter-discipline, Management, Field Operations, JV partners, others)
  • Reservoir Engineering suport (reserve stewardship, bank/credit financial support, forecasting, budgeting, acquisition/ divestment, business/operations/financial analysis)
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to junior reservoir engineering staff, other disciplines, and management
  • HSE (Health, Safety, Environment) (Practice good HSE habits. Comply with Safety and Asset Specialty Group HSE policies, procedures and initiatives)



  • Minimum- bachelor’s degree in Engineer or related field required
  • Minimum ten years experience in Reservoir Engineering required



  • Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering preferred
  • Tight Gas/ Unconventional resource experience preferred
  • Technical Proficiencies: Numeric Simulation (CMG), ARIES, OFM (Oil Field Manager), IHS/Fekete Harmony RTA, WellFlo (nodal analysis), Pressure Transient Analysis, IHS Enerdeq, DI (DrillingInfo), Spotfire


  • Computer Proficiencies: Intermediate to Advanced PC skills in Microsoft desktop suites (Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint) are required
  • Travel Required: As needed; up to 10%

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