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Reservoir Engineering Advisor

Heidrick & Struggles
Updated: Jan 4 2013
Desired Expertise: Reservoir Engineering
Experience: 8+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: OK, US
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: North America
Job Description:

We are a retained search firm and have been retained by our client, a leading independent E&P firm with a strong position in onshore North America, to help them in their search to recruit a Reservoir Engineering Advisor to work in their corporate headquarters. Key responsibilities include:

  • Perform analytical and numerical reservoir modeling studies with an emphasis on shale gas, shale oil and tight reservoir systems. Ability to work with multidisciplinary groups to design, build and execute reservoir models of complex, single horizontal well and multiwell systems.
  • Provide expertise and insights on integrated field development planning for all major resource plays.
  • Interact with Asset Teams, Engineering Technology, Geologic Technology and senior staff to drive technology, consistency and economic optimization into our longterm development planning efforts.
  • Act as a resource and technical expert  in the area of advanced Reservoir Engineering promoting both shared learning and best practices across the various Engineering and Geoscience organizations.
  • Perform exploration project evaluations including probabilistic reserves evaluations and economic analyses.
  • Integrate well performance/nodal analysis, pressure transient analysis, material balance, and volumetric/decline curve analyses in evaluations.
  • Perform field and screening studies of existing assets and potential acquisitions including the associated economic analyses (Aries). 
  • Provide support for training, mentoring and development of the petroleum engineering staff.
  • Utilize rigorous logic and critical thinking skills to develop effective solutions to difficult engineering problems.
  • Effectively manage time and prioritize projects in order to meet established deadlines.
  • Apply Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reserve reporting guidelines to evaluations and participate in quarterly reserves reviews.


  • Minimum of a four year degree in Petroleum or Chemical Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years directly related experience.

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