Sr Reservoir Engineer - Advanced Analytics and Emerging Technologies in The Woodlands, United States

at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Location The Woodlands, United States
Date Posted June 12, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Job Summary

Anadarko is searching for a Reservoir Engineer specializing in application of advanced digital technologies for field development, reservoir management and production optimization, to be a part of Anadarko’s centralized Advanced Analytics & Emerging Technology (AAET) organization located in The Woodlands, TX.

The AAET group serves as a centralized innovation and excellence organization responsible for identifying and developing Advanced Analytics and Emerging Technologies which provide differentiating capabilities across Anadarko’s business.

As part of the AAET team, the Reservoir Engineer will bring their expertise in developing and applying new technologies (physics-based, data-driven and hybrid) to monitor, analyze and optimize asset performance for unconventional and conventional reservoirs, and the advancement of these analytical and emerging solutions within the business units.


Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience required.
Experience with unconventional field development and planning operations (using tools such as Enersight or Palantir).
Demonstrated ability to carry out research and development of digital oilfield practices and technologies for field development planning, reservoir management and production optimization.
Strong background in reservoir engineering, black oil and compositional reservoir simulation and integrated production modeling.
Working knowledge of commercial reservoir simulation, PTA, RTA and nodal analysis software packages.
Experience in multivariate statistics, machine learning and data analytics are preferred.
Familiarity with design and execution of data acquisition programs (PVT, SCAL etc.).
Proficiency in programming languages (C++, C#, Python, Java etc.) and mathematical packages (R, Matlab, etc.).
Strong analytical skills and sound business awareness.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to work in highly charged, fast-paced work environment and be able to handle multiple projects.


Analyze well performance using traditional and modern tools to forecast volumes.
Develop advanced digital technologies for field development, reservoir management and production surveillance for unconventional and conventional reservoirs.
Support implementation and deployment of new solutions in software platforms for business users.
Perform end-to-end modeling, uncertainty analysis and optimization workflows for field development and asset management.
Execution of a wide range of projects across core focus areas of AAET.
Execution and support of pilot programs with business units.
Seek opportunities to network internally and externally to build relationships that foster technology transfer and collaboration.
Work with external technology organizations including joint industry projects and consortia.


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or any other related discipline required

(MS or PhD preferred)


This position may be eligible for domestic relocation.

Travel Requirements

The percentage of travel required for this position is 0 - 10%

Work Schedule

This position is eligible for the 9/80 work schedule.

Anadarko does not offer sponsorship of employment-based non-immigrant visa petitions for this role


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