Senior Reservoir Engineer — Texas

at Concho Resources
Location Texas, United States
Date Posted September 26, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


About Concho 
At Concho, we align our employees, customers, shareholders, and the communities we support in a value chain that drives long-term growth. It is a collaboration that fosters a culture of partnership, diversity, and innovation, acknowledges and celebrates our successes, embraces change, and guides us down the path of an even brighter future.

We believe our employees are our greatest assets and are committed to providing a dynamic, challenging, and rewarding environment where we can all thrive. At Concho, investing in our people has been essential to our success. We value the excellence in each of us, we face and overcome challenges together, we inspire and develop tomorrow’s leaders, and yes, we have fun at work.

Senior Reservoir Engineer

Midland, TX

Job Summary
The Senior Reservoir Engineer’s responsibilities include:

  • Evaluation of development, periodic exploration step out scenarios, reserve profiles and profitability on existing properties or potential acquisitions
  • Monitoring drilling results and prepare/update asset type curve scenarios for economic runs
  • Evaluates and initiates exploitation opportunities including new drill wells and workovers
  • Prepares detailed studies of producing properties, and determine ultimate primary and potential secondary recovery
  • Recommends collection of additional specialized reservoir data, fluid sample analysis, pressure data and other information necessary to evaluate reservoirs
  • Advises on operational activities from a reservoir engineering standpoint
  • Builds and/or updates simulation models and use these to generate forecasts
  • Identification and economic assessment of drilling and workover opportunities
  • Understands phase behavior and use in material balance calculations
  • Audits and technical reviews on projects at key milestones
  • Reserve calculations, reporting, and documentation with corporate engineering and 3rd party reservoir auditors

Education/Experience Required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering; petroleum engineering preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of direct work experience as  a reservoir engineer
  • Demonstrated experience and competencies in team work, project management, and skills related to the E&P lifecycle
  • Experience in oil and gas reserve estimations using SEC rules, decline curve analysis, production surveillance, and economic evaluations
  • Direct work experience and proficiency with economic evaluation software (Aries experience beneficial) and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to work in the United States indefinitely
Education/Experience Preferred
  • Experience in Access, Excel, ARIES, and IHS
  • Prior work experience and a broad understanding of the E&P business, Permian Basin experience
COG Operating LLC (Concho) uses e-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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