Specialist III - Reservoir Engineer - Hawkville

at BHP Billiton
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 21, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


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About the role:

A highly motivated Unconventional Resources Discipline Reservoir Engineer is needed for our operatedHawkville Field in our Eagle Ford Production Unit to evaluate ongoing production activities and optimize our forward Development Plan.


This position is a grade 10 role.

In this role you will:

  • Monitor and analyse well and reservoir performance. Incorporate learnings into forecasting expectations (reserves estimates).
  • Able to work independently, communicate results and makes recommendations supported by technically sound analysis and data.
  • Work collaboratively with all key stakeholders, representing reservoir engineering in multi discipline groups to form a view on: development plans, surveillance, design basis and operations.
  • Perform technical assessment on investment evaluations, incorporating uncertainty of assumptions.

About you:

  • Has a B.S., MS or PhD degree in an appropriate engineering discipline from an approved school.
  • Practical application of reservoir engineering in Unconventional; 5-10 years of experience, including Unconventional
  • Basic understanding of production engineering geoscience and economics.
  • Able to work independently to solve issues and make sound recommendations informed by data.
  • Competency in ARIES (Landmark).
  • Familiar with RTA/ PTA.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP Billiton, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.  We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options; a generous paid parental leave policy; other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

We support flexible work at BHP Billiton.  Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team



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