Staff Corporate Reservoir Engineer - Denver

at QEP Resources
Location Denver, United States
Date Posted April 6, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 12


Challenging opportunity available for an experienced reservoir engineer on our corporate reserves team. Perform reservoir engineering assignments of broad scope and varying difficulty in order to develop and maintain oil and gas reserves estimates and future production forecasts in the corporate reserves database.  Individuals must be fully competent in standard techniques, procedures and criteria used in carrying out a sequence of engineering tasks. This position has potential for upward job growth.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work directly for the Corporate Reserves Manager to monitor and maintain reserve estimates and production forecasts on all properties
  • Help streamline and standardize business processes to improve efficiency and consistency
  • Ensure accuracy of reserves estimates within the corporate database for use in financial reporting to the SEC and other regulatory bodies
  • Communicate regularly with various groups within the company including management, regional engineering, geoscience, drilling, production, land and accounting
  • Coordinate integrated studies related to well performance, including volumetric and production decline curve analysis, to evaluate appropriate well density and optimize hydrocarbon recovery
  • Assist with corporate tasks including net asset value determination and 3P analysis
  • Setup and maintain system to document reserves booking for new wells and undeveloped locations; i.e. PUD, PROB & POSS
  • Assist with tactical planning process and scheduling long-term (5-year) development of assets
  • Present findings formally and informally at the highest levels of the company





  • Petroleum Engineering degree and 12 years (minimum) of experience in reservoir engineering or related discipline
  • Registered Professional Engineer License is a plus
  • Strong understanding of SEC requirements and reserves classifications
  • Experienced and knowledgeable with Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Proficient with ARIES, Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access and PowerPoint), RTA; experience with Spotfire is a plus
  • Ability to extract, manipulate and analyze large amounts of detailed data with a high degree of accuracy
  • Exceptional skills in managing multiple demands, including prioritizing deadlines and working efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to thrive in both a self-directed and collaborative work environment
  • Confident, professional and positive personality; able to interact effectively with other strong personalities
  • Prior experience in managing people required
  • Asset knowledge in the Permian Basin, Haynesville, Greater Green River Basin, Uinta Basin and Williston Basin areas is a plus

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