Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Reservoir Engineering
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Up to US$160000.00 per annum
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America      

Petroplan is actively recuiting for a Reservoir Engineer on behalf of our oil & gas company client. This role will be based in Houston on a permanent basis with attractive compensation package and benefits.

Job Summary:

Responsible for business and reservoir management and surveillance, this role will work closely with engineering staff to ensure efficient Asset Management, Reservoir/Resource Management, Well Optimization & Performance while supporting operations. The Reservoir Engineer will surveil production and pressure data to identify performance trends and recommend recovery plans in coordination with operations and engineering business units.


  • Asset and well surveillance for performance. Short and long term forecasting and budget preparation.
  • Asset Analysis and A&D.
  • Coordination and preparation of projects for approval, implementation and execution.
  • Ensure industry technology is transferred, integrated and applied throughout company.


  • Bachelor's degree and 12 - 20 years of experience; multiple years supporting unconventional horizontal assets.
  • Solid reservoir engineering skillset (volumetrics, decline curve, log analysis, and RTA/PTA analysis).
  • Expert level economic preparation and analysis.
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-function professionals at all levels
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Extensive Aries expertise

Key Skills:

  • Oil and gas industry expert who develops solutions and proposes changes to company practices & standards.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and techniques in planning, operations and analysis.
  • 10+ years Shale experience.
  • Track record of successful field development plans and programs as a reservoir engineer.


  • BS in a relatable engineering field (or higher)

*Please note we can only accept applications from individuals with the right to work in the USA without sponsorship.*

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

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

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