• Engineer Reservoir Sr

    Job Locations US-TX-Midland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/9/2018 4:00 PM)
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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. provides reservoir engineering expertise to manage and optimize producing assets in the Permian region. This position is primarily responsible for reserve estimation and economic evaluation for prospects, wells, and fields. Devises original technical solutions where necessary. The role requires frequent interaction with multidisciplinary teams. The successful incumbent is expected to lead project teams from prospect to discovery through appraisal and development stages.





    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.
    • Assist in developing multiyear, region business plans
    • Supervise acquisition and/or interpret PVT studies
    • Interpret and/or assist/supervise the occasional pressure transient test

    Acquisitions and Divestitures

    • Identify and evaluate strategic acquisition and/or divestment opportunities
    • 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
      • Integrate pressure transient analyses, material balance calculations, reservoir simulations, decline curve and / or volumetric analyses into reservoir evaluations
      • 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  in technical applications such as ARIES, Harmony, OFM, Crystal ball, Spotfire
    • Expertise in reservoir simulation and Nodal analysis is preferred
    • Competence in MS Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint  and Project
    • Excellent analytical skills




    • Works under minimal supervision.
    • Strong fundamental, working knowledge of reservoir engineering.
    • Takes full responsibility of reservoir development planning, budgeting and keeps track of key performance indicators during plan execution
    • Strong familiarity with oil and gas economics.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Collaborative work style and ability to interact easily with a wide range of people and personalities.


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