Staff Reservoir Engineer - Denver

at IPG Staffing
Location Denver, United States
Date Posted September 3, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 12


Company Profile:


  • Crude oil and natural gas E&P company with operations in 5 onshore basins / 5 states in the U.S.
  • Publicly traded company, founded close to 100 years ago
  • Employs under 1000 employees

Benefits and Features:

The Staff Reservoir Engineer will provide reservoir engineering and economic evaluation support for an active drilling program. The candidate will be expected to create or modify, as needed, a comprehensive development plan to maximize value by optimizing well density and hydrocarbon recovery.

Other qualifications and/or responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Employ appropriate reservoir models, including reservoir simulation, to assist in reservoir optimization.
  • Work with teams to maximize value associated with completion strategy
  • Evaluate reserves and economic potential of asset acquisition opportunities in area of responsibility.
  • Work in multi-disciplined asset management team.
  • Lead budget planning, short and long term planning, and reserves activities.
  • Work closely with drilling, completions and production teams.
  • Coach and mentor less-experienced employees and effectively explain ideas, concepts and techniques.

Background Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering (Petroleum Engineering discipline preferred).
  • Minimum of 12 years of reservoir and/or operations engineering experience, well performance analysis, reserve estimation and economic / risk analysis, including recent experience in unconventional (tight reservoirs and shale) resource play quantification.
  • Understanding of geological, geophysical and development planning/economic concepts.
  • Use of rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems and skilled at objective analysis.
  • Advanced proficiency in ARIES, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Spotfire, MS-Access, RTA and reservoir simulations preferred.
  • Successful candidate will be expected to mentor and direct inexperienced engineers and technicians.
  • Occasional travel may be required.


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