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  • Job reference: RMS0115795

Exploration Resevoir Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/01/2013
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The Role:
Exploration Reservoir Engineer desired with strong reservoir engineering background as part of multi-disciplinary team. Teams consist of reservoir engineer, geologist, geophysicist (EGG team) and requires interaction with drilling, land, appraisal and development groups.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provides technical expertise in support of subsurface risk discussions and decisions, estimation of resource potential using both deterministic and probabilistic methods, estimating production rates, prepare conceptual development plans, develop cost estimates, project timing, and perform sensitivity analysis as required.

Facilitates the prospect maturation cycle from concept through drilling and evaluation.

Provides engineering input such as bid analysis for lease sales, farm-ins, acquisition projects, commercial evaluations and equity determination.

Performs economic analysis to assess opportunities and support annual efforts including preparation of Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Strategic Plan.

Participates in reservoir evaluation program and assists in the log analysis, fluid analysis, and core analysis efforts on exploration and appraisal projects.

Supports corporate planning and Global Exploration through preparation of PAF and Board approval documentation.

Supports a strong atmosphere of co-operation through team efforts and interaction with supporting groups and organizations.

Actively participates in and supports special projects, studies, mentoring, training and personal growth opportunities.


No direct supervisory responsibilities. May have opportunities to lead subsurface teams consisting of geologists, geophysicists, and other engineers on assigned projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, with a minimum of 10 years of oil and gas industry experience. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, and be proficient with economic analysis software (such as Aries, Peep, etc.). Knowledge of well performance software such as IPM, Perform or nodal analysis is required. Reservoir modeling experience is a plus, but not required. Offshore field development planning and/or operations experience is also a plus, but not required.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and main

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