Senior Reservoir Simulation Engineer / Appraisals Houston, Texas

at Knowledge RPS
Location Houston, Texas
Date Posted July 21, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 15
Must Already Have Work Rights Yes


Senior Reservoir Simulation Engineer / Appraisals
Houston, Texas

RPS Knowledge Reservoir is seeking an experienced Simulation Engineer for a 4+ month project in Houston.


  • Performing reservoir simulation to guide the estimating of reserves, optimal field development and predicting future field performance to ensure maximum recovery.
  • Building simulation model from Petrel model
  • Black-oil and compositional reservoir simulation studies using ECLIPSE or equivalent simulator.
  • Developing dynamic and static reservoir models by integrating data from various technical disciplines
  • Build, run and calibrate simulation models to determine probabilistic assessment of recovery of deep-water reservoirs in Gulf of Mexico


  • Expertise with state-of-the-art black-oil and compositional reservoir simulation studies using ECLIPSE or equivalent simulator.
  • Eclipse VIP and/or CMG reservoir modeling tools (10 years minimum)
  • Experimental design probabilistic forecasting techniques essential
  • Deepwater, preferable GOM, is required
  • Project management skills are necessary
  • Proficiency in technical software packages such as economic modeling and decision tree, reserves management and pressure transient analysis
  • Decline curve analysis, material balance, volumetrics, waterflood studies, pressure transient analysis, nodal analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • BS Degree in Petroleum Engineer ¬†or related field
  • 15+ years experience in the oil and gas industry

Candidate must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States.

Company Overview:

RPS Knowledge Reservoir is a leading engineering and geoscience consulting firm serving the global oil and gas industry. With a seasoned staff of veteran engineers and geoscientists -many having over 25 years of relevant upstream expertise -- we deliver project services, studies and resources to major, independent and national oil companies worldwide. We exist to aid our clients in the exploration, development and production of hydrocarbons in a smart, sustainable and profitable manner.

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