Reservoir Engineer
Hilcorp Energy Company - Houston, TX

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About Hilcorp
Hilcorp, founded in 1989, is one of the largest privately-held independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States and is the largest oil producer in Louisiana. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Hilcorp has over 1,000 employees and 11 operating areas including the Gulf Coast region, the Northeast United Sates, the Rockies, and Alaska’s Cook Inlet. Hilcorp’s formula is to grow the company by leveraging its core competencies in engineering, geoscience, and operational expertise. Our proficiency in these key areas has resulted in production growth in excess of 117% over the last five years.
Hilcorp is consistently recognized for its culture, values and ethics. In 2013 FORTUNE Magazine named Hilcorp the 7th best company to work for in America, and the top Oil and Gas Company to work for in America. The Company received this ranking in its very first year of eligibility. In addition we have been ranked a top Midsize Workplace in Houston for three consecutive years by the Houston Chronicle and a Best Medium-Sized Workplace in America 2011 by the Great Places to Work Institute and Entrepreneur Media. Hilcorp was also given the National Philanthropy Day Award, Outstanding large Corporation, Houston.

Job Objective:
Evaluates reservoir performance, reserves risks, and economics of company’s exploitation and exploration projects to increase profitability by increasing oil and gas production and proven reserves and decreasing lifting and development costs. Provides engineering assistance with company’s acquisitions of producing properties and new exploitation ventures.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
Identifies, prioritizes, presents, and monitors oil and gas development and exploitation projects. Identifies and quantifies oil and gas targets of reserves. Constructs plans of depletion. Identifies reservoir mechanics and predicts potential for additional recovery. Researches field and well histories. Produce well bore schematics. Analyzes cased hole and open hole well logs. Analyzes pressure and production/injection data. Produces structure, production, isobaric, and isopach maps. Performs Nodal Analysis. Compiles all relevant data into a complete history of and plan for future development of oil and gas fields. Evaluates economics and profitability of potential projects for the company.

Eight (8) years minimum oil and gas engineering experience required with demonstrated experience in reservoir engineering. Ability to conduct detailed reservoir evaluations and studies. Ability to integrate geological and geophysical data into reservoir engineering calculations. Ability to accurately solve problems. Ability to make valuable contribution to team goals and objectives. Ability to be available 24 hours per day (on call for questions, emergencies, etc.). Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public. Ability to complete, multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities through effective time management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with specific ability to translate complex information into an organized and presentable manner. Ability to integrate data from different sources into model reservoirs. Excellent administrative and organization skills.

Proficiency in the use and application of the following software:
Required: Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook), Nodal analysis, and public data retrieval
Preferred: Microsoft Access, Aries economic software and/or other reservoir engineering software tools, well log evaluations, risk assessment, PETRA, Rate Transient Analysis (RTA), Power Tools, and CAD.

Education Requirements:
Required: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year university or college with a degree in petroleum engineering. Preferred: Master’s Degree from an accredited four-year university or college with a degree in petroleum engineering.

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