Sr. Reservoir Engineer - Oklahoma City

at Ascent Resources
Location Oklahoma City, United States
Date Posted July 27, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Ascent Resources is seeking an experienced Sr. Reservoir Engineer. This position is located in Oklahoma City, OK and will report to the Manager – Resource Development.


This position assesses oil and gas deposits, estimates the size of a reservoir and determines how much oil and gas reserves are in the reservoir.  The Reservoir Engineer runs models and performs calculations as well as assists in business and development planning to add value to the company.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Completes quarterly reserves evaluation for asset in accordance with defined SPEE and SEC requirements
  • Assists the asset teams in efficient and timely development of inventory
  • Conducts technical evaluations to identify improvement opportunities
  • Performs and leads asset evaluations for A&D opportunities
  • Performs related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintains compliance with all company policies and procedures


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proficient in all areas of Reservoir Engineering with foundational knowledge of operations, marketing, land and geology
  • Experience with unconventional/resource play economics, production type curve analysis, PVT behavior, rate-transient analysis and analytical modeling
  • Knowledge of SEC and SPEE reserve reporting guidelines and their application
  • Strong working knowledge of industry economic software-preferably ARIES
  • Experience with Fekete Harmony


  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and efficiently prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to proficiently utilize technical and administrative personnel resources
  • Ability to work independently and accomplish tasks with minimal supervisor
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills as well as presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite


Education & Work Experience Required

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering or related engineering discipline


  • Master’s degree or PE License
  • 8-12+ years related work experience, 5+ years reservoir engineering experience preferred

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