Sr. Petroleum Engineer in Bakersfield, United States

at Pinnacle Recruitment Services
Location Bakersfield, United States
Date Posted March 19, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Sr. Petroleum
Engineering Position

Position Objectives:
Under the general direction of the Vice
President, the Sr. Petroleum Engineer is responsible for maximizing production
while maximizing profitability of oil and gas properties through assessing the
associated costs and estimating the production capabilities and economic value
of oil and gas wells while helping to plan for future development opportunities.

Essential

Functions of the Job:
·
Assess
costs and estimate the production capabilities and economic value of oil and
gas wells, in order to evaluate the economic viability of potential drilling
sites.
·
Liaising
with geologists in interpreting well logs in order to assess the amount and
quality of oil, the depth at which resources lie, and the equipment needed to
properly extract them.
·
Direct
and monitor the completion and evaluation of wells, well testing, and well
surveys.
·
Coordinate
pump system selection, design, and testing.
·
Production
Surveillance.
·
Monitor
production trends and design stimulation programs in order to maximize the oil
recovery.
·
Plan
work over to increase the production trend.
·
Provide
technical support to operations.
·
Write
technical reports for engineering and management personnel.
·
Assist
in and supervise production forecasts and economic analysis.
·
Assist in project development and reserves assessment
·
Analyze the economics and risk assessments of major development
programs
·
Evaluate business opportunities for oil and gas exploration,
appraisal, and development using input from multi-disciplinary team to
formulate and support investment decisions and optimize project performance
·
Create and enhance reservoir models that stimulate fluid flow,
phase behavior, and reservoir physical properties and perform simulation if
necessary.
·
Analyze pressure transients
·
Performs
other related duties as assigned by the Division Vice
President.

Minimum

Qualifications:
Education:
·
B.S. degree with a major in Petroleum Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university.

·
PE Licensure from the State of California

Experience:
At
least ten (10) years experience as an Operations/Production Engineer.

At
least 5 years of Reservoir or field development engineering.

Experience
in waterflood recovery is required

Experience
in thermal recovery in oil and gas industries preferred.

Skills:
*
Must
have excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills

Strong

interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with
a variety of people

Skilled in the use of computer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,

Access, Builder Master)

Ability

to be self-directed and establish priorities to achieve goals and meet
deadlines

Willing

to aid in the development of lesser experienced engineers

Ability

to comprehend instructions as given by the supervisor

Establish

and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course
of work

Extensive

knowledge of Peep or PHD win or other economic software.

Experience

with some monitoring software like DSS or OFM

Other

Requirements:
Possession
of a valid California Driver’s License and State automobile insurance, and
acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout.

Completion
of drug screening upon offer of employment.

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