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Sr. Staff Reservoir Engineer

Hunt Consolidated
United States, Texas, Dallas
1900 North Akard Street (Show on map)
July 22, 2023

Company Summary:

A privately held exploration and production company, Hunt Oil has successfully conducted worldwide petroleum operations for over 80 years and is one of the world's leading independent energy companies. The mission of Hunt Oil Company is to be a growth-oriented industry leader respected throughout the world for the quality and competency of its people, the efficiency and scope of its operations, and its rich heritage of honesty and integrity. We are currently seeking a Sr. Staff Reservoir Engineer to join our Conventional Asset Team. The team is currently responsible for domestic offshore and international onshore assets in EMEA, as well as supporting A&D activities.

Position Summary:

  • Perform reservoir characterization for multiple assets both internationally and domestically
  • Run project economics for ongoing operations and new drill locations
  • Provide material balance, PTA, RTA, well test, etc. analysis to inform decision making for current operations
  • Screen and evaluate marketed and/or targeted acquisition opportunities
  • Provide type curves and well forecasts for planning purposes
  • Make recommendations for well locations, well spacing, completion design parameters, and other means to optimize well performance and development efficiency
  • Conduct quarterly reserve summary and reporting
  • Perform reserves forecasting for operated assets in multiple regions internationally
  • Support reserves and forecasting work for non-op positions in Gulf Coast
  • Intermittently support other technical teams such as Corporate Reservoir Engineering and International Exploration when necessary

Required Skills:

  • ARIES, PHDWin, or similar proficiency
  • RTA familiarity (IHS Harmony or similar)
  • Analytic tool experience (Spotfire, PowerBI, or similar)
  • Material Balance, IPR, & nodal analysis software packages such as Petroleum Experts or similar
  • Simulation software such as Eclipse a plus
  • Ability to coordinate with cross functional disciplines including geology, drilling, completions, land, etc.
  • Experience in stochastic and risked modeling a plus
  • Experienced and proficient in presenting to peers and management
  • Ability to multitask and deliver work products in a time constrained environment
  • Ability to travel internationally on occasion as needed for interacting with operations teams. Some trips may require a week long duration but only few times per year.

Required Experience:

  • BS in engineering discipline
  • 12+ years of petroleum engineering experience, with minimum 5 specific to reservoir engineering
  • Experience in conventional and unconventional plays preferred
  • Offshore experience a plus
  • Experience in petrophysical analysis
  • Time working on an asset team as a development engineer a necessity, with the ability to run well and project economics
  • Proficiency in classical reservoir engineering analyses such as decline curve forecasting and pressure transient analysis a must; reservoir simulation experience a plus

Company Benefit Highlights:

  • For over 87 years, we have nurtured creative ideas and turned them into successful realities using three core strategic pillars - creativity, excellence, and people.
  • 401K - 12% employer contribution with no vesting period (6% Match and 6% non-matching contribution)
  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Hybrid work options available for most roles
  • Five to eight weeks of PTO annually based on years of experience; eleven additional holidays per calendar year
  • All Medical/Dental/Vision benefits start day one with the company; low employee premiums
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Free covered employee parking for Dallas HQ based employees
  • Free specialty coffee bar in the Dallas HQ
  • Commitment to the following ideals:

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Ongoing professional development opportunities
    • An exceptional employee experience

Hunt is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Hunt is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.