• Engineer Reservoir Sr

    Job Locations US-TX-Midland
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/22/2018 10:11 AM)
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  • Company Overview

    Apache Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. With operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom (North Sea), the company has a presence in domestic and international basins.  Apache is proud of its portfolio that includes exploration in conventional, unconventional, onshore and offshore operating areas. 

    At Apache, there is a world of opportunity. With a history of using sound financial practices and an abundant inventory of near-term and future development projects, the company is admired across the industry for its ability to navigate in a rapidly changing world. Apache succeeds in recognizing opportunity and acting quickly. The growth of the company comes from the coordinated efforts of its diverse and accomplished workforce.

    • Our vision is to be the premier exploration and production company with global assets focused on North American growth.
    • Our mission is to grow in an innovative, safe, environmentally responsible and profitable manner for the long-term benefit of our shareholders.
    • Our strategy is to deliver top-tier returns by maximizing recovery and minimizing costs through continuous improvement.

    Apache is proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Houston and San Antonio and is one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune. Our global team is brought together by a shared sense of ownership, team of teams approach and the knowledge that best answers win.


    Apache provides a challenging and rewarding work environment, supported by a premier total compensation package that includes competitive base salaries and benefits along with performance-driven incentives.


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    Key Duties/Responsibilities

    Position Title: Engineer Reservoir Sr


    Location: Midland, TX


    Specific Responsibilities:

    The Engineer Reservoir Sr, for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Reservoir team at the company’s Midland, office reporting to the Manager Reservoir Engineering. 


    This role will be primarily responsible for the following:


    The Engineer Reservoir Sr. will provide expertise to plan, manage and optimize waterflood/CO2 flood assets in the Permian Region. This position will work closely with geologists, geophysicists, and other multidisciplinary team members. The work scope spans a wide spectrum from technical analyses through economic evaluation and final presentation of recommendations to management.


    Job duties include but are not limited to: 

    • Conduct pattern reviews with a multi-disciplined team using surveillance tools to monitored reservoir performance.
    • Design switch lists based on a reservoir performance driven WAG management method
    • Analyze performance data (e.g., processing rates, recoveries, etc…) from analogous reservoirs and patterns with a dimensionless approach to forecasting to derive representative production and injection for use in economic evaluations and performance comparisons.
    • Determine likely field development plans by identifying and expanding floods opportunities
    • Collaborate with land, drilling, completion, production, and facilities engineers to determine requirements for development alternatives.
    • Perform cash flow analyses to evaluate economic viability of investment opportunities.
    • Present work results and recommendations to company management.
    • Conduct business development evaluations for land acquisitions, divestitures and/or, trades to maximize value of development area.
    • Assist in developing multiyear, region business plans at periodic intervals.
    • Follow approved plan activity through execution, monitoring progress and performance, and ensure representative reserves are booked for quarterly and annual reporting requirements.

    Job Qualifications

    Professional Qualifications & Experience:

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:



    • BS in Petroleum Engineering or Engineering degree with a large amount of reservoir experience
    • Advanced degree(s) not required, but valued.



    • 8+ years relevant industry experience in IOR/EOR Reservoir Engineering.
    • Demonstrated competence as a reservoir engineer working IR/EOR floods.
    • Expertise estimating reserves.
    • Expertise in technical applications such as ARIES, Spotfire, Petra, and OFM.
    • Competence in MS Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint 
    • Excellent analytical skills



    • Takes full responsibility of engineering, budgeting and supervising the reservoir of company wells.
    • Excellent time management skills with ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently and meet tight deadlines
    • Works under minimal supervision.
    • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to effectively share information to mentor/develop others
    • Creative thinker with a desire to challenge the status quo with the ability to implement new ideas, processes and technologies.

    Behavioral Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    The successful candidate will exhibit the following behavioral competencies and personal characteristics:

    • A “Team of Teams” mindset with the objective of aligning your vision, mission, and strategy with the company’s overarching vision, mission, and strategy;
    • A natural desire to work with a sense of urgency and a contrarian spirit;
    • A solid grasp of economic, industry and competitive landscapes;
    • The capability to change and generate process improvements for greater effectiveness and efficiency;
    • Strength of character, including the highest levels of honesty, integrity, ethics, professionalism, trust, and loyalty;
    • An approachable, likeable personality;
    • An entrepreneurial mindset with a strong track record of agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment;
    • A hands-on employee who can also see the big picture;
    • An employee who leads by example, with the energy and ability to work collaboratively across the entire organization;
    • The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;
    • Confident, while checking ego at the door, and fearless in the face of speaking up to challenge norms or convention;
    • Self-aware with excellent communication skills, both written and oral; and
    • Highly intelligent, intellectually and emotionally, with excellent analytical, strategic, business judgment, and problem-solving skills.


    Core Values and Leadership Attributes

    The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes:

    Core Values:

    • Expect top performance & innovation;
    • Seek relentless improvements in all facets;
    • Invest in our greatest asset, our people;
    • Foster a contrarian spirit;
    • Drive to succeed with a sense of urgency;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be compromised;
    • Conduct our business with honesty & integrity;
    • Treat our stakeholders with respect & dignity; and
    • We derive benefit from the earth & take our environmental responsibility seriously.

     Leadership Attributes:

    • Responsible irreverence;
    • Focus on team accomplishments over personal gain;
    • Decisive, invested, committed;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be comprised;
    • Fire in the belly;
    • Lead by example, be an ambassador for Apache’s values;
    • Sees the big picture, translates into action;
    • Sound judgement and emotional maturity;
    • Best answers win;
    • Working managers; and
    • Effective communicators.


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