Staff Reservoir Engineer - Denver

at QEP Resources
Location Denver, United States
Date Posted August 7, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 12




Challenging opportunity available for an experienced reservoir engineer in one of our asset teams. Qualified candidates must have 12 or more years with a variety of resource play experience with a background including evaluation of drilling and recompletion opportunities; evaluation of field studies to maximize value and recovery of reserves, an understanding of SEC reserves classification and evaluation, strong computer skills and advanced working knowledge of ARIES.
  • Create or modify, as needed, a comprehensive development plan to maximize value by optimizing well density & hydrocarbon recovery
  • Use appropriate reservoir models, including reservoir simulation, to assist in reservoir optimization
  • Work with team to maximize value associated with completion strategy
  • Provide reservoir engineering and economic evaluation support for an active drilling program
  • Evaluate reserves and economic potential of asset acquisition opportunities in area of responsibility
  • Work in multi-disciplined asset management team
  • Responsible for budget, long-range planning, and reserves activities
  • Coaches and mentors less experienced employees and effectively explains ideas, concepts, and techniques
  • Generate new ideas and recommendations that are respected by colleagues
  • Work closely with drilling, completions, and production teams and have understanding of each




  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Petroleum Engineering discipline preferred)
  • 12+ years of reservoir and/or operations engineering experience, well performance analysis, reserve estimation and economic/risk analysis, including recent experience with in unconventional (tight reservoirs and shale) resource play quantification
  • Understanding of geological, geophysical and development planning / economic concepts
  • Use rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems and is excellent at objective analysis
  • Advanced proficiency with ARIES, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Collaborative and able to work well with others in a multi-discipline team environment
  • Strong communication, presentation, writing, and organization skills
  • Must be self-motivated and be receptive to new ideas and approaches
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to present to all levels in the organization
  • Successful candidate will be expected to mentor and direct inexperienced engineers and technicians
  • Experience with Spotfire, MS-Access, RTA, and reservoir simulations preferred
  • Some travel may be required



: Engineering 

Primary Location

: United States-Colorado-Denver 

Work Schedule: 9/80 

Employee Status

: Full-Time

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