Thermal Reservoir Engineer in Bakersfield, United States

at Seneca Resources Company, LLC
Location Bakersfield, United States
Date Posted February 1, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

Company Overview
Seneca Resources Company, LLC, the oil & gas exploration and production subsidiary of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) explores for, develops and produces natural gas and crude oil reserves in Appalachia and California. Most of Seneca's investment activity is in the Marcellus and Utica Shales in Pennsylvania, where the company controls approximately 785,000 net prospective acres. Seneca's California operations remain a steady contributor to the overall portfolio, in which this division currently manages nearly 16,000 acres and has more than 1,100 wells. The Company is furthering its delineation efforts in the Utica Shale, and acquired properties in California that will increase, and further diversify, the Company's oil production footprint. As an active exploration and production company in the northeastern U.S. for more than 100 years, Seneca Resources Company, LLC is committed to safety, environmental stewardship, increased productivity and maximizing shareholder value.
Job Responsibilities
The Thermal Reservoir Engineer will report to the Director, West Division and serve as an integral member of the West Operations and Production team and will also work closely with the Development Planning and Reservoir Engineering teams. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Lead implementation as well as contribute to development of thermal recovery strategies for Seneca’s San Joaquin Valley heavy oil assets (including Midway Sunset, Lost Hills and Coalinga Fields) in collaboration with Reservoir Engineering, Production Engineering, Facilities, and Operations groups, including:
Review and reconcile steam forecasts
Recommend and review steam rate testing, allocations, well-pattern level steam rates, distribution system changes and optimization of same
Lead the well surveillance process for thermal operations to identify and carry out EOR improvement opportunities
Work closely with Production Engineers to ensure that Seneca’s production and thermal recovery plans are implemented with optimal success
Actively participate in formulating Division forecasting, development planning and budgeting efforts in collaboration with all stakeholders
In collaboration with the Development & Operations Planning group, provide economic data and analysis of Seneca’s capital and LOE projects in the West, including recommendations for changes and optimizations
Ensure EOR UIC projects are in compliance with DOGGR regulations
Assist with the review of potential acquisitions as they arise
Project invoice review, coding, and AFE approval
Comply with Seneca’s EHSQ policies, standards and procedures and demonstrate active and regular involvement in EHSQ programs
Job Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of eight (8) years combined production and reservoir engineering experience in onshore thermal recovery options is required. Candidates with 12+ years of combined production and reservoir engineering experience in onshore thermal recovery options highly preferred.
Expertise with industry standard software systems, including or similar to WellView, OFM, Theta, and Aries is highly desired
Strong project management skills, communication skills, attention to detail and self-motivation are key attributes of the successful candidate
Successful candidate must possess well developed interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of employees across the organization
Strong computer and presentation skills
Knowledge of standard accounting procedures and practices is highly preferred

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in United States of America with a valid driver’s license with no restrictions to operate a company vehicle.

Seneca Resources offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Seneca Resources Company, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Seneca Resources jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

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