Senior Reservoir Engineering Technician in Denver, United States

at HighPoint Resources
Location Denver, United States
Date Posted April 4, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Position Summary

The Senior Reservoir Engineering Technician works independently on Budgeting/Planning, Reserves or Business Development projects and provides support to the reservoir engineers. They must have a good understanding of the processes and possess the ability to critically think about the tasks involved to bring the job to completion. This person will sometimes assume a lead role in projects where they will work with technicians, engineers and others.


Budget responsibilities – Model Aries forecasts using appropriate coding, timing and economic inputs. Coordinate with engineers to ensure correctness. Prepare cashflows, spreadsheets and graphs for use in analyzing the proposed forecast. Provide final data to finance, operations and accounting.

Reserves – Work with reservoir engineers to update reserve forecasts, timing, categories and economic inputs in Aries. Gather updated economic or interest updates. Load updates and provide information to determine correctness. Create SOX documents and work with Internal Audit and public auditor during testing.

Business Development – Assist in evaluation of potential property acquisitions or divestitures by providing support to the engineers and creating Aries cashflows and oneline data for analysis. Integrate new acquisitions in Aries DB, capture original acquisition DB and economics in archive for future analysis. Remove Divestitures and archive economics.

Knowledge & Skills:

The Sr. Reservoir Engineering Technician should have the following qualifications:

Analytical, critical thinker – must possess the ability to critically think about their tasks and how it fits into overall picture
Aries knowledge, understanding of oil and gas economics
Ability to multi-task
Team player, desire to work with engineers, technicians, accountants, regulatory
Database skills, competent in Access queries, etc.
Ability to provide data solutions through use of Excel
Knowledge of managing an Aries DB on SQL platform (optional)
Merrick, Wellview, Petra Spotfire experience a plus.

College degree


7+ years as Engineering Technician or similar experience in other Oil and Gas positions.

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