Sr Reservoir Engineer — Denver, Colorado

at QEP Resources
Location Denver, Colorado
Date Posted August 2, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 7


Challenging opportunity available for an experienced reservoir engineer in one of our divisions. Qualified candidates must have 7 or more years of resource play experience with a background including evaluation of drilling and recompletion opportunities; evaluation of field studies to maximize value and recovery of reserves, an understanding of SEC reserves classification and evaluation, strong computer skills and a good working knowledge of ARIES.



  • Create or modify, as needed, a comprehensive development plan to maximize value by optimizing well density & hydrocarbon recovery
  • Use appropriate reservoir models, including reservoir simulation, to assist in reservoir optimization
  • Work with team to maximize value associated with completion strategy
  • Provide reservoir engineering and economic evaluation support for an active drilling program
  • Evaluate reserves and economic potential of asset acquisition opportunities in area of responsibility
  • Work in multi-disciplined asset management team
  • Assist with budget, long-range planning, and reserves activities
  • Coaches less experienced employees and effectively explains ideas, concepts, and techniques
·         Brings forward new ideas and recommendations that are respected by colleagues






  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Petroleum Engineering discipline preferred)
  • 7 or more years of reservoir and/or operations engineering experience (experience with oil plays preferred), well performance analysis, reserve estimation and economic/risk analysis, including recent experience with in unconventional (tight reservoirs and shale) resource play quantification
  • Permian experience preferred
  • Understanding of geological, geophysical and development planning / economic concepts
  • Use rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems and is excellent at objective analysis
  • Proficiency with ARIES, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work well with others in a multi-discipline team environment
  • Strong communication, presentation, writing, and organization skills
  • Must be self-motivated and be receptive to new ideas and approaches.
  • Successful candidate will be expected to mentor and direct inexperienced engineers and technicians
  • Experience with Spotfire, MS-Access, RTA, and reservoir simulations preferred
  • Some travel may be required

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