Staff Reservoir Engineer — Tulsa, Oklahoma

at Newfield
Location Tulsa, Oklahoma
Date Posted January 14, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


Brief Posting Description

Coordinate the economic and reservoir evaluation of existing assets, and actively participate in the development and execution of new investment opportunities.

Detailed Description

  • Work with geologists, landmen and other disciplines to Identify and evaluate technical and economic merits of new investment opportunities
  • Conduct internal reserve and economic evaluation of acquisition, drilling, recompletion, and workover opportunities utilizing appropriate economic and engineering applications
  • Develop and ensure timely execution of field exploitation plans for existing assets
  • Utilize surveillance tools to monitor production and injection performance; make recommendations as necessary to maximize value/efficiency
  • Recommend necessary cased hole logs and/or surveys to monitor production and assist in recomplete/workover/flow optimization recommendations
  • Complete budgeting, forecasting, and reserve/economic analysis for year-end reserve reporting on existing assets
  • Leadership role in the development and implementation of growth strategies

Job Requirements

  • Degreed Engineer with 10-15 years of industry experience in Reservoir Engineering, well performance analysis, reserve estimation and economic/risk analysis, including some recent experience with in tight/shale resource play quantification
  • The employee must be self-directed and capable of working in a small team environment along with other engineers and geoscientists
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Adept at interaction with a variety of contacts, internal and external, including management and industry partners
  • Knowledgeable of SEC reserve reporting guidelines and their application
  • Proficient in ARIES, EXCEL and standard evaluation software
  • Additional Details
  • May supervise less experienced engineers and technicians
  • Normal office environment; some travel to field operations may be required
  • Experience in resource plays in the Mid-Continent would be helpful but is not required

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