Reservoir Exploitation Team Lead – Denver, CO

Reservoir Exploitation Team Lead – Denver, CO

CSI Recruiting is working with a growing E&P firm based in Denver with a strong portfolio of domestic, onshore oil assets in their need for an experienced Reservoir Exploitation Team Lead.

The right candidate will have a strong background in petroleum engineering, with an emphasis in reservoir engineering.  The candidate will be focused on the exploitation and development of producing oil assets, implementing best practices production optimization efforts and overseeing development projects.

Ideally, the candidate would be in the 15-20 year experience range.

Duties:

  • Supervise, direct and lead a multi-disciplinary team of two geologists and two engineers
    responsible for:
  • Identifying and evaluating projects in existing asset base (recompletions, infill drilling, horizontal
    development, flood upside, etc.)
  • Coordinating with the company's operations team and field crews on project execution
  • Evaluating acquisitions opportunities outside the firm and exploitation targets within the
    current asset portfolio
  • Preparation of annual Reserve Report and annual mid-year internal Reserve Report
  • Tracking, updating and forecasting base production and capital projects on a monthly basis for capital planning and reporting purposes

REQUIREMENTS

Education: BS Petroleum Engineering Degree with GPA of 3.5+

Experience:

  • 15-20 years upstream experience as a reservoir engineer, with recent experience in a technical leadership role.
  • Would prefer a candidate who has worked in both large shops as well as small, private equity backed firms.
  • Proven track record of value creation, need to be able to describe and quantify projects/acquisitions that they’ve identified, evaluated championed through execution
  • Evaluating acquisitions opportunities outside the firm with an eye towards exploitation opportunities within the project
  • Evaluating exploitation targets within the current asset portfolio
  • Preference to candidates with small company or asset/business unit experience working closely with multi-discipline teams consisting of reservoir, geology, ops, drilling, etc
  • Extensive background working with domestic oil assets, both conventional and unconventional
    resources.
  • Experience with Aries, Petra, and OFM is a plus
  • The company would prefer a local Colorado candidate but would relocate the right candidate.