• Engineer Reservoir Sr

    Job Locations US-TX-Midland
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/30/2018 10:19 AM)
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  • Company Overview

    Apache Corporation is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas producers.  The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its strong core values, entrepreneurial spirit, and operational focus.

    Key Duties/Responsibilities

    The Engineer Reservoir Sr. will provide expertise, manage and optimize producing assets in the Permian Region.  This position is primarily responsible for data gathering, reserve estimation and economic evaluation for prospects, wells, and fields. This position may lead  project teams from prospect to discovery and through the appraisal and development stages.   The assignments involve the most highly complex functional tasks and may act as consultant for other groups within the company. Devises original technical solutions where necessary.


    Prospect Analysis (internal and external)

    • Work with Geologists and Geophysicists to understand the prospect concept and risks
    • Evaluate offset producing and rock characteristics of targeted objectives
    • Provide reserve ranges using risk analysis software.
    • Determine a likely Recovery Factor range
    • Determine likely development plans
    • Perform economic evaluations and sensitivities.

    Exploration/ Appraisal Well Evaluation

    • Assist with logging tool selection and core study parameters
    • Supervise or assist with MDT points and construct interpretation
    • Assist with Log Analysis
    • Supervise PVT and Flow Assurance (wax, asphaltene) studies
    • Construct or assist with NODAL analysis modeling
    • Interpret and/or assist/supervise the occasional Pressure Transient Test

    Acquisitions and Divestitures

    • Evaluate strategic acquisition candidates
    • Evaluate and quantify upside drilling potential
    • Provide economic analysis for drilling, recompletion or workover candidates

    Petroleum Engineering Studies

    • Evaluate on a Field or well basis
    • Use classical reserve engineering techniques (Material Balance, Performance Curve, etc) to determine drilling, recomplete, workover, stimulation potential
    • Construct economics and present ideas to management and partners.

    Job Qualifications



    • BS in Petroleum Engineering or Engineering degree with a large amount of reservoir experience
    • Advanced degree preferred.




    • 10+ years relevant industry experience in Reservoir Engineering.
    • Demonstrated success as a Reservoir Engineer
    • Expertise estimating reserves
    • Expertise  in technical applications such as ARIES, Peep, OFM and reserves software
    • Expertise in Reservoir simulation and nodal analysis
    • Competence in MS Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint  and Project


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