Sr. Reservoir Engineer in The Woodlands, United States

at Encana
Location The Woodlands, United States
Date Posted April 16, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


As an employer, we foster an exciting culture of innovation that offers challenging and dynamic work to unlock the potential of our people. We are collaborative, fast-paced, engaged and relentlessly focused on our goals.
Attracting and retaining the right people is the key to our business strategy. We provide our employees with a variety of career growth opportunities and programs that recognize and reward demonstrated results. Our work environment promotes knowledge sharing, transparency and innovation.
Encana is looking for a Senior Reservoir Engineer to join the Anadarko development team. This position will be based in The Woodlands and will be reporting to the Reservoir Engineering Manager. This position will be responsible for coordinating the economic and reservoir evaluation of existing assets and actively participate in the development and execution of investment opportunities.
collaborate with Geologists, Landmen, and other engineering disciplines to identify and evaluate technical and economic merits of new investment opportunities
develop new concepts in understanding unconventional reservoir performance and deliver the technology to the business units to increase value
develop new reservoir engineering concepts to improve the performance of existing reservoirs
provide performance prediction including reservoir simulation at both the well scale and full-field scale
conduct internal reserve and economic evaluation of acquisition, exploration, drilling, recompletion, and work over opportunities utilizing appropriate economic and engineering applications
develop and ensure timely execution of field exploitation plans for existing assets
utilize surveillance tools to monitor production and injection performance
make recommendations as necessary to maximize value and efficiency
recommend necessary cased hole logs and/or surveys to monitor production and assist in recomplete/work over/flow optimization recommendations
complete budgeting, forecasting, and reserve/economic analysis for year-end reserve reporting on existing assets
mentoring of less experienced engineers and technicians
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably Petroleum Engineering
10+ years of industry experience in Reservoir Engineering, well performance analysis, reserve estimation and economic/risk analysis, including some recent experience with in tight/shale resource play quantification
experience in the asset development of unconventional (horizontal) resource plays
self-directed and capable of working in a team environment along with other engineers and geoscientists
outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills
ability to manage multiple tasks and efficiently prioritize work to meet deadlines
proven experience interacting with a variety of contacts, both internal and external, including management and industry partners to identify and implement advanced reservoir engineering technologies
knowledge of SEC reserve reporting guidelines and their application
proficient in IHS Harmony, Eclipse or CMG simulation software, ARIES, Spotfire, MS Excel, MS Access, and standard evaluation software
Encana is an EEO/AA employer.
Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to any individual inquiry about the status of your application.

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