Senior Staff Reservoir, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

at Continental Resources
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted May 1, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


Job Summary

Possess experience and skills listed to provide vision, leadership, and engineering support to achieve or exceed corporate goals and maximize shareholder value. Ability to work individually as well as in a multi-disciplined team is critical. Candidates should be proficient in all areas of Reservoir Engineering including reservoir characterization, performance analysis, risk analysis, well test, analysis, material balance, fluid properties, volumetric reserve estimation, well and project economics.


  • Provides reservoir engineering leadership, as a member of a multi-disciplined asset team, to plan and execute optimized development programs
  • Perform reserve and economic evaluations of drilling and completion, recompletion, workover and acquisition/divestiture opportunities and make recommendations to management
  • Generates risked economics for screening and ranking prospects.
  • Prepares annual drilling plan and capital budget and recommends approval to company executives.
  • Semi-annually performs SEC reserve evaluation on company assets with emphasis on properly valuing assigned assets.
  • Develops exhibits and provides expert testimony at regulatory hearings supporting company projects.
  • Develops and keeps current type curves economics for various areas or plays.
  • Determine optimal well density, completion design, and well performance for multi-well units
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations on potential acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Forecasts production for capacity design of gathering lines, compressor stations and processing plants.
  • Mentoring of less experienced and inexperienced individuals is required.


  • Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills; Candidate will be presenting to company executives
  • Proficient computer and data analysis skills
  • Operations experience a plus
  • Proven team player


  • Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • 10+ years of recent, relevant industry experience; Unconventional experience preferred
  • Good working knowledge of industry economic software required (Aries preferred)
  • Experience in using production curve analysis (Arps) to forecast reserve recoveries from reservoirs
  • Knowledge of SEC reserve reporting guidelines and able to quantify PUD, POSS, and PROB reserves
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and efficiently prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to proficiently utilize technical and administrative personnel resources
  • Prior experience in mentoring less experienced engineers and technicians
  • Ability to work independently and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision
  • An acceptable pre-employment background and drug test
  • Position will be located in Oklahoma City with a minimum travel expected

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