Sr. Reservoir Engineer - Fort Worth, Texas

at Trinity River Energy
Location Fort Worth, Texas
Date Posted August 10, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5

Description

Senior Reservoir Engineer

Responsible for varied assignments requiring a broad knowledge of reservoir engineering and the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.  May serve as a project leader on assignments and facilitate asset team discussions.  Participates in planning objectives and performs independent studies; analyzes, interprets and draws own conclusions with minimal supervision.  May give periodic technical guidance to less experienced professionals or technicians assigned to work on a common project.

 

Job Summary:

 

The Reservoir Engineer is a critical member of a multi-disciplined technical team working to add value to oil and gas assets by developing long and short term exploitation strategies.   The engineer will work in concert with an integrated team of geoscientists, drilling, completion and production engineers to create/identify, develop, economically justify and execute drilling, recompletion and workover projects to increase profitability and reserves.  Responsibilities include reservoir management through frequent multi-discipline well reviews, production forecasting for budget/planning processes and reserves determination.  The Reservoir Engineer is responsible for assessing technology and providing peer support for division reservoir efforts to implement capital programs, performance monitoring and evaluation of opportunity associated with managing growth of the division assets.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Conduct all activities in a manner that reflects Trinity's commitment to a safety culture
  • Reserve booking strategies and implementation; maintenance of properties within ARIES; economic analysis of projects
  • Assist in acquisition and divestment economics; generation of new opportunities
  • Makes and supports actionable recommendations for future field development plans including primary and secondary development;  work within a multi-discipline team of Geoscientists, Land, Regulatory, Drilling/Completion & Facilities Engineers to execute development programs
  • Perform integrated reservoir studies; secures, interprets and evaluates data and information from different disciplines
  • Demonstrate initiative by actively advising and updating management and colleagues on new technology and value adding opportunities

 

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

Required

  • Proficiency in economic modeling (ARIES preferred)
  • Strong technical reservoir engineering skill set
  • Proficiency in generating reserve estimates using decline curve analysis, volumetrics, material balance, stochastic and analogue methodologies to assess risk and reserve potential
  • Economic evaluation and risk management experience
  • Strong software skills that include MS Office Products (Access, Excel, PowerPoint), public data mining and analytics (IHS/DrillingInfo)
  • Effective written and verbal communication including presentation skills
  • Petrophysical and log analysis software experience
  • Exposure to both conventional and unconventional reservoirs
  • Demonstrated ability make sound business recommendations based upon technical analysis
  • Strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience with Long Range Planning, Budgeting and Asset Team projects
  • Have a working knowledge of other disciplines, or demonstrates expertise in more than one discipline

Nice-To-Have

  • Petrophysical and log analysis software experience
  • Exposure to both conventional and unconventional reservoirs
  • Demonstrated ability make sound business recommendations based upon technical analysis
  • Strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience with Long Range Planning, Budgeting and Asset Team projects
  • Have a working knowledge of other disciplines, or demonstrates expertise in more than one discipline

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Education    

Bachelors of Science degree in either Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

 

Work Experience

5+ years of experience in the oil and gas industry, primarily reservoir, augmented with additional experience in production

 

Work Requirements 

Occasional travel is expected

Flexible hours to accommodate work requirements

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