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Senior Development Reservoir Engineer

22 March 2018


Petroplan is actively recruiting for a Senior Development Reservoir Engineer to work with a leading oil and gas company based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
This is a rare opportunity to work for a well run, industry leading operator with a large amount of responsibility and platform to affect the business to a significant degree.


  • Asset optimization: works closely with Land, Geology, and Operations departments to optimize the economic development for US unconventionals
  • Appraise and monitor reservoir performance
  • Reserve estimation
  • Technical studies: conduct studies of well performance, completion design and other projects to support activities with a vide array of techniques
  • Future performance prediction
  • Provide technical expertise to team subsurface discussions
  • Mentoring and training of junior engineers


  • A minimum of 15 years' oil and gas experience applying solid reservoir management skills
  • Extensive reservoir evaluation and development experience in at least one key US shale gas play (Marcellus, Niobrara, Haynesville, Utica, etc.)
  • Broad knowledge of unconventional development concepts and experience to apply them in a dynamic development program
  • Intermediate to Advanced Aries user
  • Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in relevant discipline
  • Strong technical background including material balance, decline curve analysis, volumetrics, nodal analysis, pressure transient analysis, etc. and a good understanding of geology
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to effectively work with a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience with MS Office

*Please note at the time we cannot sponsor applicants from outside of the United States. Relocation could be provided for the right candidate.*

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website