Vice President - Reservoir Engineer (Houston)

at Lazard
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted March 21, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Subsurface Team Lead
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10

Description

Vice President - Reservoir Engineer (Houston)-170265
Description

 The Energy Investment Banking team of Lazard Financial Advisory practice is seeking an experienced Reservoir Engineer to join its team in Houston as a Vice President.

Lazard technical Vice Presidents are a crucial part of the Investment Banking Group. Successful candidates will operate as part of small transaction teams, which provide a wide range of services to clients, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, general business planning and corporate finance advice, and strategic partnerships / joint ventures.

Lazard offers an unparalleled opportunity to work on important, high profile, complex mandates, providing exposure to bankers throughout the firm and clients. Day-to-day activities of a Vice President include leading mandates, manage client interactions, facilitate the overall efficient execution of buy, sell side assignments, and lead/participate in preparing materials for pitch activity, proposals and general business development. The Vice President will have significant responsibility and will gain in-depth transaction experience, client exposure, negotiation skills, and an understanding of transaction structures.

Primary Responsibilities:
· Provide engineering technical support for project execution and business development activities
· Present engineering analyses in meetings with clients or data rooms to large groups through strong written and oral communication skills
· Evaluate oil & gas assets, including reserve analysis, production data and type curve analysis
· Perform and review valuation of oil and gas assets, discounted cash flow and comparable companies multiples-based analyses
· Produce technical presentation materials for marketing documents, management presentations and data room presentations using data provided by clients or publicly available data

Qualifications

 Required Background:
· Bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college or university
· Minimum 10 years of experience in an E&P company, engineering consulting firm or an equivalent role in an investment bank
· High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Access), economics software packages such as Aries and PHDWin, and experience with Spotfire and other data analytical software packages
· Strong written and verbal communications skills

Desired Experience/Skills:
· MBA or equivalent graduate degree
· Strong proficiency in reservoir engineering and economic analysis
· Knowledge of subsurface geology and operations
· Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships within the industry and with other organizations and individuals to expand professional knowledge and develop useful source contacts
· Understanding of M&A and A&D transactions

Job

 Vice President

Primary Location

Americas-United States-Houston

Organization

 Mergers & Acquisitions

Schedule

 Full-time

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