Lead Reservoir Engineer – SCOOP – Oklahoma City, OK

Lead Reservoir Engineer, SCOOP Development – Oklahoma City, OK

CSI Recruiting is working with an active and growing E&P company located in Oklahoma City in their search for an experienced Lead Reservoir Engineer to focus on asset development within the Mid-Continent, specifically the SCOOP and STACK unconventional plays in Oklahoma.

The Lead Reservoir Engineer will work as a key member of the company’s engineering team and have primary responsibility for Mid-Continent asset development engineering.   This is an excellent opportunity to join an experienced and best in class team and be involved in a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial upstream business that offers employees significant opportunities for career advancement.


  • Responsible for the company’s internal type curves, including publishing of the monthly type curve report
  • Create a proposal package for each operated and non-operated well that is proposed on the companies acreage position.
  • Work with land, geology, operations and planning to gather needed data for the proposal package including:
    • D&C AFE costs, Lease Operating Expense data, Tax data, WI/NRI data, NGL data, Data from offset wells, Geology used to justify project, Geological Prognosis, Oil, gas and water forecasting
  • Route the finished proposal to senior management for approval
  • Perform as a strong user of ARIES, Spotfire and Python
  • Analyze stimulation data to determine trends in cluster spacing, stage spacing, chemical usage and sand/water volumes
  • Source data from non operated wells and any other recently drilled and completed wells to spot new emerging trends
  • Responsible for determining the most economically efficient horizontal well density in a defined drainage unit.
    • Coordinate simulation study with engineering firm
    • Utilize volumetric calculations
    • Review actual performance data from offset operators
  • Coordinate when necessary with the Corporate Reserves group
  •  Work with the G&G group as needed to discuss the best target zones to land a horizontal well


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in petroleum engineering with a focus on reservoir engineering functions within an active E&P environment
  • Significant experience working with unconventional oil asset field development
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong understanding of economic models and principles of reservoir engineering
  • Strategic thinking and economic analysis skills
  • Proficiency with all Reservoir Engineering and Economic software tools with emphasis on ARIES