Senior/Principal Reservoir Engineer in Austin, United States

at Equinor US Operations LLC
Location Austin, United States
Date Posted January 2, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Provide reservoir engineering technical expertise for Global Unconventional team and serve as technical mentor to inexperience engineers. Williston Basin experience and background in completion operation and frac modeling is preferred. < Monitor and analyze internal and peers’ data to build internal type curve models to assist with field development, A&D; activities and booking reserves and resources. Interpret well results in the context of reservoir fluids, completion design, flowback strategy, and artificial lift installation from a reservoir engineering standpoint Develop and apply new technology/theories to the analysis of unconventional reservoirs and production performance with emphasis on optimization of new horizontal wells, reservoir characterization and reserves analysis Strong in reservoir engineering skills, especially in Rate Transient Analysis and Forecasting Proficient with the use of Aries for economic analysis Proficient with the use of Spotfire analytics tool Assist in preparing long-term development scenarios Technical Skills: Engineering skills from simple production decline and analytical analysis to complete economic analysis Able to effectively evaluate production and pressure data of existing wells with emphasis on deliverability prediction for economics modeling Advance understanding of fracture analysis and fracture stimulation modeling, with ability to work closely with completions engineers Capable to work with a large amount of data, and present and work with stakeholders, both internal and external The chosen candidate will also build competence and networking with other disciplines in the team as well as with the relevant networks and advisors Some supervision of both internal and external studies may be required This position requires excellent communication skills. This includes internal with management and technical positions in the office as well as with our operating partners Qualifications Bachelor or Master’s Degree in an Engineering discipline 7+ years industry experience Knowledge and ability to work with IHS Harmony or KAPPA, Aries, ECLIPSE or CMG and Spotfire Position requires strong technical skills, ability to work well with others and a desire to make a difference on potentially large impact opportunities Independent, self-motivated, creative, results oriented, can work to given deadlines Experience with unconventional reservoirs Ability to effectively use well data and production databases (IHS, HPDI, Access, Drilling Info etc.) Some Field visits may be required Office Based in Austin, TX Personal Qualities Ability to live by our safety and security expectations Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment Very strong oral and written skills are required, as is the ability and desire to work in a multi-discipline team environment Strong interpersonal skills Well structured work practices Self driven Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines Flexible and a team worker Ability and willingness to teach others Able to adhere to and contribute to development of best practices Commitment to Equinor ethics and HSE standards We Offer We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture. General Information Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point. Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security. An Equal Opportunity Employer: Females, Minorities, Veterans, Disables and Other Protected Groups. Equinor is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral requested. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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