Senior Reservoir Engineer — Tulsa, OK

at Newfield
Location Tulsa, Oklahoma
Date Posted December 14, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Coordinate the economic and reservoir evaluation of existing assets, and actively participate in the development and execution of new investment opportunities.

Detailed Description

  • Work with geologists, landmen and other disciplines to Identify and evaluate technical and economic merits of new investment opportunities
  • Conduct internal reserve and economic evaluation of acquisition, drilling, recompletion, and workover opportunities utilizing appropriate economic and engineering applications
  • Develop and ensure timely execution of field exploitation plans for existing assets
  • Utilize surveillance tools to monitor production and injection performance; make recommendations as necessary to maximize value/efficiency
  • Recommend necessary cased hole logs and/or surveys to monitor production and assist in recomplete/workover/flow optimization recommendations
  • Complete budgeting, forecasting, and reserve/economic analysis for year-end reserve reporting on existing assets
  • Leadership role in the development and implementation of growth strategies

Job Requirements

  • Degreed Engineer with 5-10 years of industry experience in Reservoir Engineering, well performance analysis, reserve estimation and economic/risk analysis, including some recent experience with in tight/shale resource play quantification
  • The employee must be self-directed and capable of working in a small team environment along with other engineers and geoscientists
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Adept at interaction with a variety of contacts, internal and external, including management and industry partners
  • Knowledgeable of SEC reserve reporting guidelines and their application
  • Proficient in ARIES, EXCEL and standard evaluation software

Additional Details

  • Normal office environment; some travel to field operations may be required
  • Experience in resource plays in the Mid-Continent would be helpful but is not required

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