Sr Reservoir Engineer
WPX Energy - Denver, CO

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Part of a multi-disciplinary team engaged in the continued development of existing assets as well as growth through property acquisitions in the Williston Basin.

This individual will be responsible for:
  • Preparation of the year-end Reserve Report Reserve estimates for existing properties and their continued development
  • Evaluate optimal spacing for Bakken/Three Forks wells Analyze Williston Basin Bakken/Three Forks production/frac database
  • Preparation of the annual plan including the capital budget Optimize horizontal lateral frac designs (number of stages, pounds of proppant, etc.)
  • Participate in various interdisciplinary team studies Work with field production department on well performance and optimization Analysis of reservoir performance to identify workover candidates
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication as well as strong interpersonal skills to handle multiple tasks with changing and conflicting responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • Must be self-motivated, solutions oriented, and an enthusiastic team player capable of managing and completing tasks in a group environment.
  • Bachelors degree in Petroleum Engineering 8 years of reservoir engineering experience, at least 4 years being in unconventional reservoirs (tight gas sands or shales)
  • Demonstrated experience with Aries and Spotfire
  • Possess strong Microsoft Applications skills
This position will be placed at a level commensurate to the qualifications and experience (i.e., skills, knowledge and abilities) of the successful candidate.

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WPX Energy specializes in producing natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids from non-conventional resources such as tight-sands and shale...