Reservoir Engineer - EFPU Job Listing at BHP Billiton in Houston, TX (Job ID bhpbilliton-755174)

BHP Billiton

Location: Houston, TX
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
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Number of Jobs: 1
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Description
Reservoir Engineer - EFPU
Job number:
NASE755174

CSG:
Petroleum

Site:
Houston

Business / Project:
Development

Job type:
Full Time Regular (USA)

Location:
US - Texas - Houston
BHP Billiton is all about smart technology, innovation and great talent. If you want a challenging career and a chance to explore resource opportunities as well as your ambitions, we''re the company for you. Think ahead. Think BHP Billiton.

PURPOSE

Provide reservoir engineering expertise in the Eagle Ford Shale Gas Production Unit

ACCOUNTABILITIES

An overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development

Alignment with the BHP Billiton operating principles and Charter Values

Development planning activities for an active drilling program including:

o Defining the drilling inventory

o Selecting well locations

o Optimization of well spacing and performance

Generate economic evaluations for well proposals, budgets and acquisitions

Communicate with JV partners on engineering technical issues

Evaluate well performance

Reservoir modeling for horizontal fractured wells

Clearly communicate and report results

Mentor and coach other reservoir engineering staff

BEHAVIOURAL & LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES

Ability to work independently and as part of an integrated team

Collaboration / Relationship Builder

Attention to detail

Action Orientation / Tenacity

Well Organized

Accountability

High Integrity

Sound judgment

Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Excellent communication skills (written / verbal)

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Eagle Ford Shale Production Unit Team

Reservoir Engineering Supervisor

Eagle Ford Subsurface Team

Reservoir Engineering Function

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a Bachelor of Science or advanced degree in Petroleum or Chemical Engineering.

Experience Level: A minimum of 5+ years'' experience in the upstream petroleum industry, preferably with a major oil company.

Strong knowledge and understanding of shale gas operations

Expertise in DCA, RTA and PTA

Experience estimating reserves

Proficiency with probabilistic methods

Selecting new well locations based on surveillance and appropriate technical analysis

Optimization of well spacing and performance through integration with operations and well delivery teams

Production forecasting and reserves, Eg;.

Manage ARIES (or similar) input and assumptions and complete production forecasting and reserves estimates (Knowledge and experience in technical applications such as ARIES, Peep, OFM and reserves software)

Reservoir simulation and nodal analysis experience

Competence in MS Suite

Excellent analytical skills

Languages

English
THINK OF THE OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN BHP BILLITON. THINK LOCAL. THINK GLOBAL.
With 44,000 employees working in more than 100 operations in approximately 25 countries, we represent the world''s largest diversified resources company. We take our commitment to the communities in which we operate and do business in very seriously, and we are committed to operating safely and sustainably.

M/F/D/V EEO/AA Employer
Advertised:
31 Jan 2013 Central Standard Time

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