Senior Reservoir Engineer – California

CSI Recruiting is working with a growing oil & gas company focused on onshore California oil asset development, and as part of the company’s drilling and development plans for 2020 and beyond, the firm is seeking to hire an experienced, senior-level Reservoir Engineer.

The Senior Reservoir Engineer will work with the company’s current portfolio of onshore California assets and perform the following functions:

  • Economic asset evaluations (ARIES)
  • Field and Reservoir Studies, including Decline Curve Analysis, Material Balance, Volumetrics
  • Enhance and deploy the asset development program in tandem with the company’s production operations engineering group, completions and drilling team, geoscience staff and senior management.
  • Perform Reservoir Surveillance and identify optimization opportunities within the company’s current asset portfolio.
  • Prepare and present production forecasts, reserve estimates and economic / financial models.
  • Identify and evaluate acquisition opportunities within the region.

In order to be seriously considered for this role, candidates should have the following experience and education:

  • BSPE (Bachelor’s of Science in Petroleum Engineering)
  • Advanced Reservoir Engineering skills, with 8+ years of experience working as an in-house petroleum engineer for an active E&P company
  • Experience with onshore California assets, specifically Thermal / Steam Flood assets or Waterflood assets. EOR expertise is key to this role.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills. Be accustomed to working in a small-team environment.
  • Ability to live and work in California. Relocation assistance is available for this role.

Qualified candidates should be aware that this opportunity has real potential for technical leadership and senior management roles in the future. You’ll apply your expertise to the projects at hand and in return you’ll gain a new appreciation for how an oil company runs, be involved in all the day-to-day developments throughout the departments, and have a key hand in the success of the organization.

If you’re tired of big-company bureaucracy and uncertainty about your future, this is a great role to consider.