Sr. Reservoir Engineer — Houston, TX

at Murray Resources
Location Houston, Texas
Date Posted March 13, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 8


Reservoir Engineer


A progressive and growing, privately held E&P Company that is based in the Houston area, is looking for a Senior Reservoir Engineer with E&P experience coming from large independents or majors. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Position Salary: Base (DOE)

Position Type: Direct Hire

Position Location: Houston, TX


  • Generated prospects in exploration and production environments, in different plays.
  • Participated in well planning and operations for different formations
  • Will focus on mainly East Texas properties and focus on identifying/purchasing new projects. Will work Texas primarily but look at other opportunities as they come.
  • Participated in well planning and operations for different formations
  • Help Map out formations for the company
  • Help create and brainstorm projects from conception through drilling
  • Incorporate 2D/3D Seismic mapping to help identify potential prospects, compartments, and drilling hazards
  • Manage multiple projects at one time
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelors in Petroleum Engineering, Masters preferred.
  • 8+ years’ experience, ideally with large independent or major where they would have worked on a few projects from idea conception through drilling.
  • Must have had experience with both conventional and resource play experience, and must know how to select acreage that generates superior returns.
  • Must know how to run economics on commercially available software
  • Must have strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Must have experience with geology & exploration & production in challenging environments including


  • Full Benefits
  • Potential Bonuses

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your application.


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