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Advanced Reservoir Engineer (Eagle Ford) - Houston

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/08/2011
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The Company:
Our client is an international energy company engaged in exploration and production; oil sands mining; and integrated gas.

The Role:
We are currently looking for an experienced Advanced Reservoir Engineer for our Houston location as part of our Eagle Ford shale resource play.

Overview: The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for analysis of well performance from wells on and around Company’s acreage in the Eagle Ford Play in South Texas. Plans are to drill approximately 100 wells by the end of 2013 and continue at a pace of around 60 wells per year, making this an opportunity to work in a very fast paced and rewarding environment. This position will report to the Subsurface Manager for the Eagle Ford Asset Team and will be located in Houston.

Monitor and evaluate well performance using simulation based tools and analytic techniques. Work with the team to integrate engineering analysis with available geological and geophysical data to identify areas of high and low potential.
Generate production forecasts for existing wells and recommend reserve bookings based on performance. Use the data to recommend rate and recovery predictions for future wells.
Recommend data gathering and testing programs to help enhance understanding of the subsurface that can be used to optimize the economics of the program.
Identify candidates for remedial action and work with Operations and Completions to evaluate and execute plans.
Support Business Development activities by sharing learning gained from study of MOC wells.
Mentor and develop less experienced engineers on the staff.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree: Bachelors required
Major Discipline: Petroleum Engineering preferred, related Engineering required
Years Experience Required: Minimum 5 years total industry experience with specific experience in Reservoir Engineering and analysis of well performance using simulation and analytic techniques.
Travel Required: Up to 10%
Computer Proficiencies: Intermediate PC skills are required in Microsoft desktop suites. Experience with reservoir simulation tools (Eclipse, RadialX), production and pressure transient analysis tools (Topaze, Saphir, Amethyste), data acquisition tools and databases (IHS Enerdeq, TRRC), risk analysis tools and techniques (Crystal Ball and Monte Carlo methods) and economic analysis tools (Aries or equivalent).
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