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Lead Reservoir Engineer (Eagle Ford) - Houston

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/08/2011
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The Company:
A Major international oil and gas operator

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

The successful candidates 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. These positions will report to the Development Supervisors for the Eagle Ford Asset Team and will be located in Houston.

Direct the efforts of the reservoir engineering staff on the development team
Mentor and develop less experienced staff
Ensure the technical quality of the team work products
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.
Work collaboratively with team members to generate Plans of Development for each area

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree: Bachelors required

Major Discipline: Petroleum Engineering preferred, related Engineering required

Years Experience Required: Minimum 7 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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