Sr Reservoir Engineer - Subsurface Mozambique in The Woodlands, United States

at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Location The Woodlands, United States
Date Posted May 25, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Job Summary
This Reservoir Engineer position is within the Mozambique Subsurface Team located in the Woodlands, Texas.


8+ years of professional experience in the E&P industry, with 12+ years of experience preferred. Ideally the majority of this experience has been working with an Operator company working on operated production and development.
Track record as a reservoir engineer with classical reservoir engineering skills and solid business fundamentals. Experienced in field management and production operations.
Candidate should have experience with multi well drilling program – preparation design, execution and evaluation.
Experienced with reservoir characterization, Material Balance, and Well test analysis software. Familiarity with 3D modelling techniques, Petrel and reservoir simulation software, Nexus, will be a plus.
Excellent organizational skills and strong technical writer.
Comfortable interacting with Partners, management and other team members.


Evaluate risks for development wells and design risk mitigation strategies for field development. Interpret production and reservoir data for optimal and cost effective reservoir management activities.
Collaborate with other specialists within the fields of G&G and Petroleum Engineering for field development activities and preparation of documentation necessary for project approvals.
Ensure accurate and accountable forecast for future production and hydrocarbon reserves; to be the Competent Person for the estimation, audit and reporting of production forecasts, reserves and resources.
Undertake reservoir studies utilizing classical reservoir engineering techniques, Nexus simulation software, material balance and well test interpretation software to produce credible and value-adding reservoir management recommendations.
Collaborate with geoscientists building and maintaining geological model and provide input on reservoir engineering requirements.
Maintain knowledge on new technology and develop required reservoir simulation models to identify well locations and adjustment of field development strategy if required.
Conduct relevant technical joint venture partner meetings and meetings with government agencies, representing the company in reservoir development and engineering related matters so as to influence stake holders to create value.
Conduct training for Mozambican nationals employed by Anadarko.


Track record of proactively proposing and implementing successful input into and influence of field development planning.
Comprehensive experience of utilizing the suite of available reservoir engineering techniques to optimize existing and planned developments.
Systematic approach to uncertainty management – ability to work with limited / uncertain data
Familiarity with hydrocarbon resources estimation and reporting.

Additional skills:

Project management skills – track record of coordinating multiple activities / studies; integrating and leveraging the results.
Commercial / business awareness.
Organized with the capability to work on multiple assets concurrently.
Strong capability and desire for mentoring.

Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum, Chemical and/or Mechanical Engineering or closely related engineering or scientific discipline is required.

This position may eligible for relocation.

Travel will be required up to 15% - including international locations.

Work Schedule
This position is eligible for the 9/80 work schedule.

Anadarko does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.


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