Top Reservoir Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Reservoir Engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Reservoir Engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.5% of Reservoir Engineer resumes contained Reservoir Characterization as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Reservoir Engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Reservoir Engineer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Reservoir Characterization

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Here's how Reservoir Characterization is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted several reservoir characterization studies for Burlington Resources.
  • Developed reservoir characterization model to supporting WRFM in large middle east asset integrating fluid property data from 20+ wells.
  • Performed a joint study with the reservoir characterization team to evaluate the economics of a compression project.
  • Facilitated Nanuq-Nanuq and Qannik Reservoir Characterization Matrix development.
  • Incorporated key stratigraphic and structural geology data, and Poro-Perm and NTG distributions into reservoir characterization strategy.
  • Collect sufficient and reliable data on reservoir characteristics and performance so as to improve reservoir characterization.
  • Monitored drilling, completion and other activities in the area Supported reservoir characterization efforts.
  • Performed Reservoir characterization for Chimire San Tome Oil Field.
  • Performed reservoir characterization, history match, and future performance prediction by using company s reservoir simulation software Radial-X .
  • Work included, new discovery modeling, reservoir characterization, and reservoir development modeling.

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2. Development Plans

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Here's how Development Plans is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Provided full evaluation of development plans in order to optimize the production, including comparing alternatives from technical and economic aspects.
  • Developed uncertainty management plans and reservoir surveillance activities and devised asset development plans of the fields.
  • Conducted reservoir modeling, simulation, production forecasts, economic evaluations, and optimized development plans.
  • Prepared field development plans and followed their implementation.
  • Play technical assurance role for proposals, development plans, reserves and studies to ensure objectives are achieved within HSE compliance.
  • Prepare the annual reserves report and the short and long term field development plans(FDP) including field production forecasts.
  • Reviewed and monitored all group activities and requirements of the process of approval and implementation of various development plans.
  • Worked with geology and land on field development plans for unconventional resource plays in West Virginia and Kentucky.
  • Developed reservoir development plans to fit into budgetary allocations and production plans for the company and the country.
  • Develop and present drill well development plans to the City of Long Beach to capture new reserves economically.
  • Provide supports in planning the future operations and assessment of resources needed to carry out development plans.
  • Assist in development of production profiles for different investment proposals, development plans and budgeting purposes.
  • Incorporated new development plans for the two offshore fields into the company five years Business Plans.
  • Involved in a large team project of modifying the development plans for two carbonate reservoirs.
  • Assisted in preparing and coordinating field re-development plans for low-permeability flank areas of the field.
  • Coordinated with partners on the optimum development plans for new fields.
  • Included full field development plans and worst case discharge simulations.
  • Proposed economic development plans for new field projects.
  • Worked with an interdisciplinary team to design development plans that maximize hydrocarbon recovery and economic success within the DJ Basin.
  • Supported Exploration geoscience resource estimations and created conceptual development plans for leads and prospects.

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3. Decline Curve Analysis

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Here's how Decline Curve Analysis is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Evaluate projects and provide participation recommendations utilizing sophisticated decline curve analysis tools and economics software (PEEP).
  • Utilized reservoir simulation and decline curve analysis to determine type well production profiles.
  • Developed strong expertise in decline curve analysis and reserves/ resources concepts.
  • Decline curve analysis and enhanced recovery evaluations.
  • Determined remaining reserves by decline curve analysis.
  • Applied economic evaluation, risk analysis and decline curve analysis using Merak package (PEEP and Decision Tool Kit).
  • Generated IPR curves, tested the wells for potential problems using decline curve analysis and applying problem solving techniques.
  • Created Economics models using ARIES, through Decline curve analysis and worked in IHS, and DI Desktop.
  • Perform Decline curve analysis to forecast future gas production using ARIES, Power Tools.
  • Perform Decline Curve Analysis, analogue log study via Oil Field Management model.
  • Performed decline curve analysis of existing wells using FEKETE Harmony and OFM.
  • Completed reservoir performance analysis using decline curve analysis, MBAL, etc.
  • Perform reserves estimations using Decline Curve Analysis (DCA).
  • Rate forecasting, decline curve analysis, History match.
  • Worked in reservoir characterizations, reserves/resources assessments and decline curve analysis in Aries International Economics (stochastics).
  • Performed decline curve analysis and forecasted production on non-operated wells in the Mississippian Lime Basin.
  • Calculated reserves based on material balance, volumetric and decline curve analysis.
  • Performed volumetric and decline curve analysis of well, lease and field reserves using ARIES.
  • Decline curve analysis in Marcellus shale.
  • Performed material balance, decline curve analysis, petrophysical modeling, integrated reservoir analysis and simulation.

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4. Material Balances

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Here's how Material Balances is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Performed reservoir engineering studies including material balances, decline curves, well pressure analyses and water Injection.

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5. PVT

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Here's how PVT is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Analyzed PVT data for reservoir fluid characterization.
  • Prepare data used for Eclipse reservoir models (PVT, relative permeability, well completion histories, rate histories).
  • Improved short-term forecasting at Thunder Horse through integration of simulation, PVT, and surveillance data into material balance models.
  • Performed PVT simulation for reservoir fluid characterization using cubic equation of state models (Peng-Robinson, SRK etc.)
  • Provided basic reservoir engineering (PVT data analysis, evaluation of well testing and DST data).
  • Generated a new reservoir average fluid property by reviewing and analyzing 7 completed PVT's reports.
  • Performed well tests, improved production and injection performance with PLT, RFT and PVT data.
  • Analyze rock properties (SCAL) and fluid dynamics (PVT) to develop simulation model.
  • Advised as PVT Subject Matter Expert in over ten EOS simulation model development projects.
  • Follow up with PVT laboratory on experiments required (select appropriate PVT experiments).
  • Performed general reservoir analysis including PVT, Material Balance, Reservoir Simulation and PTA/RTA.
  • Constructed PVT models and EoS fluids characterization for use in offshore gas reservoirs.
  • Program and perform fluid (PVT) properties including Black-Oil and Composition model.
  • Coordinated PVT sampling and analysis for various reservoirs in the Delaware Basin.
  • Acquired PVT data needed to determine reservoir types and production mechanisms.
  • Analyze the PVT and SCAL data & Updating reservoir Simulation Studies.
  • Generated PVT correlations for West Africa BU for exploration and Development.
  • Conducted reservoir development studies, core analysis, PVT analysis.
  • Attended Pvt testing on site and lab processing of samples.
  • Performed PVT and well test analysis and provided technical guideline.

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6. EOR

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Here's how EOR is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Finalized and issued the full field development plan of an undeveloped reservoir with Peripheral WI with WAG EOR.
  • Conducted asset development planning and evaluation of EOR development options for cold and thermal.
  • Evaluate benefits of using WAG and EOR processes in heavy oil reservoirs.
  • Established EOR production of over 12,000 BOPD from two of these fields.
  • Applied state of the art Streamline Simulation techniques for EOR process.
  • Used Excel for Visual Basic programming for different Thermal EOR scenarios.
  • Developed an EOR screening tool for fields in the Middle East.
  • Developed and executed experimental program providing critical data for screening decision in support of Deepwater EOR Gas Injection project.
  • Perform pre/post reservoir engineering evaluation and simulation studies in design and implementation of chemical EOR projects.
  • Performed EOR studies: bottom-aquifer reservoirs, fractured carbonate WAG, deep cyclic steam stimulation, in-situ combustion.
  • Filed patent from Low Salinity Immiscible Water Alternating Gas EOR.
  • Analyzed EOR potential for Pamaguan.

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7. Economic Evaluations

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Here's how Economic Evaluations is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Perform economic evaluations and analysis of risk and uncertainty.
  • Conducted economic evaluations for potential acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Performed economic evaluations for property sales and acquisitions.
  • Prepare reserve and economic evaluations.
  • Performed economic evaluations and analysis.
  • Steered and performed stochastic economic evaluations (Aries) of various deep water offshore exploration projects focused on impact growth areas.
  • Conducted 1, 2 &3-P reserves analysis, economic evaluations and updates for external auditors, SEC & banks.
  • Developed methodologies to automate updating of LOE, Pricing, Interest and all other economics parameters in Aries economic evaluations.
  • Participated, presented and defended the technical and economic evaluations at SEC reserves audit and internal Shell reserves audits.
  • Analyzed historical NGL yields, gas shrinkage trends, and plant efficiency for full-field economic evaluations.
  • Performed economic evaluations on oil and gas properties for Enron Finance and Enron Gas Services.
  • Increased acreage position 100% by providing accurate economic evaluations of field.
  • Performed economic evaluations of over $60MM.
  • Identify and recommend infill drilling opportunities/locations based on the performances surrounding wells and economic evaluations with high heterogeneities/compartmentalization in consideration.
  • Provided technical and economic evaluations for new opportunities such as development wells, workovers and well interventions.

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8. Shale

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Here's how Shale is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Managed outlook of capital, LOE, and production for the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) play.
  • Performed reservoir evaluation of tight gas sand, and shale gas in East, Central and South Texas.
  • Led study groups for the Big Gas Community and the Shale Gas group in NAG on recovery.
  • Defined the gas and oil windows of the shale basin, and drilled an exploration appraisal well.
  • Prepare field development plan for Eagle Ford Shale, prioritize drilling locations utilizing available resources rationally.
  • Forecast quarterly and year end reserves in Aries for Eagle Ford Shale wells.
  • Analyzed drilling and completion problems in Tier 2 Barnett shale play.
  • Supported Kinder Morgan Intrastate Pipeline division by performing assessment of Haynesville shale properties related to successful GMX gathering system acquisition.
  • Developed an improved relative-permeability approach in fractured Wolfcamp (Permian) shale for realistic pressure prediction.
  • Worked as part of multidisciplinary team to analyze, forecast, and run economics on production in Eagle Ford Shale Play.
  • Worked in a consulting team alongside 15 different operating companies on a collaborative project in understanding the Haynesville shale gas play.
  • Worked closely with field personnel, operations support center and drilling engineers to develop additional Fayetteville Shale best practices classes.
  • Managed 250 producing oil and gas properties in the state of Michigan - primarily Antrim Shale production.
  • Helped evaluate resources in south/central Texas (Wilcox play and Eagleford shale).
  • Lead Reservoir Engineer for Amromco's Shale Assets.
  • Maintained Fayetteville Shale Best Practices.
  • Evaluated productivity of Antrim shale.
  • TOTAL E&P USA, Subsurface Development Department - Frederic Brigaud, Supervisor Lead engineer in charge of shale-gas plays.
  • Worked as Development Team Reservoir Engineer in the Texoma Woodford (Oklahoma) and Marcellus North (Pennsylvania) Shale plays.
  • Created major study of production capabilities for wells in Marcellus, Haynesville, Barnett, Eagleford, and Woodford shale plays.

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9. Simulation Model

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Here's how Simulation Model is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Developed dual-porosity/dual-permeability simulation modeling of reservoirs, utilizing Eclipse, Nexus, and VIP simulation software.
  • Studied feasibility of CDG technology in a highly heterogeneous reservoir in Russia using simulation models.
  • Evaluate properties performance - using simulation models, perform economic analyses, provide production forecasts.
  • Performed extensive rate transient analysis, nodal analysis, and simulation modeling.
  • Generated RE contributions for static and dynamic reservoir simulation model update.
  • Developed 3D reservoir simulation models for all major hydrocarbon bearing sands.
  • Constructed history match and update numerical reservoir simulation model.
  • History-matched simulation models consistent with field surveillance data.
  • Updated simulation model of Ammunition field Oklahoma.
  • Update and evaluation of Simulation Model appropriate, in order to make predictions and different sensitivities according to the relevant requirements.
  • Developed a simulation model (using Eclipse 100) for under-saturated reservoir that was highly faulted and layered carbonate reservoir.
  • Testified as an expert witness in several court cases involving pressure transient and reservoir simulation modeling studies.
  • Investigate production loss due to scale deposition by using the simulation model and appropriate experimental works.
  • Developed full scale reservoir simulation model for major oil producing zone of asset within 6 months.
  • Performed reservoir engineering tasks, such as simulation modeling of water floods and depletion strategies.
  • Use of ECLIPSE & Petrel reservoir simulators and support in running reservoir simulation models.
  • Co-Author of Patent regarding Localized Grid Refinement (LGR) in Reservoir Simulation Modeling.
  • Added 3 MMBO to proved reserves through improvement of reservoir simulation model history match.
  • Constructed and history matched 3D reservoir simulation model for various IOR screening.
  • Developed field reservoir simulation model for DA-OH ZEZ2C tight gas carbonate reservoir.

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10. AFE

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Here's how AFE is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Prepare project economics and sensitivities for development and production operations and prepared appropriate AFE recommendations to Chief Executive Officer.
  • Served as Safety Officer to ensure compliance to all relevant safety, quality and environmental management procedures.
  • Reviewed, evaluated and made recommendations on outside operated AFE proposals.
  • Prepared economic recommendations for non-operated AFE proposals.
  • Forecast fluid streams, run risked economics, write AFE's, and propose projects to Management for approval.
  • Assigned to a team of six engineers responsible for Joint Interest AFE's, studies, monitoring, etc.
  • Provided economic evaluation of future wells based on NPV with Peep, originated AFE request and book reserve.
  • Assist in the creation of AFE support documents and well recommendations to management and partners.
  • Inspect completion operations to determine that the installation is safe and completed for testing.
  • Developed capital budgets, AFE's, development programs and evaluated drilling program results.
  • Identified locations, prepared AFE's and obtained management approval for infill drilling locations.
  • Executed safe drilling via robust pore pressure prediction as per Shell HSSE guidelines.
  • Prepared credible AFE's and performed economic evaluation using Crystal Ball.
  • Review, implement and participate in site safety reviews and inspections.
  • Prepare AFE for proposed projects for management review and approval.
  • Prepared capital/operating budgets and AFE's for Michigan leases.
  • Assisted team during AFE documentation & preparation.
  • Coordinated AFE preparations for my team and prepared budget forecast with variance reporting Provided technical expertise for year-end reserve assessments.
  • Monitor and reconcile actual capital expenditures with AFEs in company Permian basin and unconventional Mississippian asset in Oklahoma.
  • Reviewed and recommended approval of AFEs on outside- operated properties.

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11. Water Injection

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Here's how Water Injection is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Performed well-test analysis and simulation to evaluate causes of low sweep from water injection in a naturally fractured reservoir.
  • Supervised, coordinated and implemented the water injection operation ensuring the injection of good quality water.
  • Carried out Performance evaluation of existing water injection projects.
  • Initiated water injection for two pressure-maintenance projects.
  • Well records also included normalized BHP/FBHP, well tests, core/SCAL data, and water injection data.
  • Reduced steam utilization by 400 BSPD, and reduced water injection by 200 BWPD while maintaining production.
  • Boosted water injection rates by 65% allowing sustained high oil withdrawal rates from the largest reservoir.
  • Study of feasibility of water injection with horizontal wells using the simulator ECLIPSE.
  • Managed water injection and disposal network, Low-Low Pressure (LLP) tie-ins.
  • Water Injection Project: reservoir management, balance & water injection optimization.
  • Maintained production levels and slowed water cut growth through recommended reduced and improved water injection allocation on the Aseng field.
  • Monitored six water flooded reservoirs and issued a monthly water injection plan by looking at voidage compensation.
  • Implemented water injection pilot programs in two fields based upon reservoir simulation and material balance studies.
  • Update the FDP considering two new Infill production wells and water injection optimisation.
  • Completed aquifer elimination & water injection sensitivity studies in support of reserves estimation and recoverable volumes verification.

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12. Oil Recovery

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Here's how Oil Recovery is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Co-mentored summer students in reservoir numerical simulation and laboratory experiments in enhanced oil recovery techniques including thermal and chemical recovery processes.
  • Completed depletion optimization study using Eclipse simulator to establish optimum development plan, aimed at optimizing oil recovery and maintaining/extending plateau.
  • Evaluated the feasibility of infill drilling in order to increase oil recovery in highly heterogeneous reservoirs.
  • Developed reservoir simulation model for dynamic uncertainty assessment, history matching and enhanced oil recovery evaluation.
  • Estimate hydrocarbons in place, forecast reservoir behavior to maximize oil recovery in assigned reservoirs.
  • Planned heavy oil recovery from an unconsolidated reservoir in Venezuela using horizontal well technology.
  • Developed of enhanced oil recovery models for domestic and foreign engineering applications.
  • Study and propose polymer enhanced oil recovery projects located in Texas.
  • Develop an improved description of oil recovery from fractured reservoirs.
  • Design oil recovery floods from conception through implementation.
  • Enhance oil recovery of high water-cut reservoir
  • Provided technical support in modeling heavy oil recovery processes (steam flooding) to another Shell technology center.
  • Managed, trained, and supervised research efforts of the Enhanced Oil Recovery laboratories.
  • Sound expertise in primary heavy oil recovery and cyclic steam stimulation.
  • Estimated OOIP and resource reserves; maximized oil recovery.
  • Optimize & maximize production & ultimate oil recovery.
  • Optimize Improved Oil Recovery (IOR) processes.
  • Implemented water flood to improve oil recovery.
  • Determined the production potential from: infill drillings, producers/injectors conversions, injection redistribution and oil recovery.
  • Worked on identifying best infill well locations to target bypassed oil and increase ultimate oil recovery.

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13. Pressure Transient Analysis

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Here's how Pressure Transient Analysis is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Provided economics, pressure transient analysis, material balance annual budgets and simulation studies.
  • Mentor four junior reservoir engineers in pressure transient analysis and production forecasting.
  • Conduct classical reservoir evaluation techniques including material balance and pressure transient analysis.
  • Led Pressure Transient Analysis modeling and interpretation resulting in maximized production.
  • Reviewed and interpreted reservoir evaluation logs, pressure transient analysis, SIBHP surveys and reservoir production logs.
  • Performed pressure transient analysis of new pressure data and evaluated change in performance of wells.
  • Carried out pressure transient analysis, analyzed material balance, and performed WAG surveillance.
  • Performed pressure transient analysis using Ecrin.
  • Well Testing: Designed testing program for gas wells and performed pressure transient analysis using Fekete WellTest.
  • Conducted pressure transient analysis (Fekete) and well log analysis (Petra).
  • Conduct pressure transient analysis tests and analyze repeat formation tests for several fields.
  • Performed compositional reservoir simulation, pressure transient analysis, fluid analysis and traditional analytical reservoir analysis to monitor field recovery.
  • Perform Pressure Transient Analysis using PIE and SAPHIRE to develop $100M+ wellwork hopper.

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14. Economic Analysis

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Here's how Economic Analysis is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Performed technical and economic analysis to identify production optimization candidates and justify a significant expansion of field operations.
  • Performed annual reserves update, incremental project economic analysis and perform post-audits to evaluate capital project efficiency.
  • Identified and evaluated reservoir exploration and exploitation opportunities including economic analysis using PEEP and Economic Roll-Up Tool.
  • Produced economic analysis with sensitivities on key drivers on all proposed capital projects to determine feasibility.
  • Worked on preliminary economic analysis relating to planned projects and tests.
  • Prepared reserves, economic analysis on all drilling proposals.
  • Prepared reserve forecasts and economic analysis for budget.
  • Performed economic analysis to evaluate project feasibility.
  • Prepare production forecasts for economic analysis.
  • Performed economic analysis to justify projects.
  • Maintained PEEP cases for monthly production, capital forecasting, budgeting, reserve determination, and economic analysis purposes.
  • Prepare reserve and economic analysis for budgets, quarterly SEC 10-Q reports, and year-end SEC 10-K reports.
  • Performed technical and economic analysis to justify a $50 MM heavy oil expansion project.
  • Well and field economic analysis.
  • Handled studies involving black oil and compositional simulation, economic analysis and field development plan.
  • Single, multi-well economic analysis (ARIES).
  • Perform economic analysis for pre-drilling and workover for both operated and non-operated properties.
  • Attended lease reviews Performed reservoir and economic analysis of workovers, recompletions and drilling.

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15. CO2

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Here's how CO2 is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Executed several simulations of EOR schemes, including modeling of CO2 and WAG in west Texas Permian basin reservoirs.
  • Consulted on 4D seismic forward modeling and reservoir characterization for a DOE project involving CO2 injection and sequestration.
  • Completed CO2, N2 and C1 based gas injection study by thermal simulation during wind-down phase SAGD process.
  • Facilitated, balanced, managed CO2 Switch List based on field supply and demand for CO2.
  • Designed and recommended ESP equipment changes for a producing well to optimize CO2 production.
  • Analyzed reservoir, modeled and designed CO2 WAG schedule to optimize CO2 utilization.
  • Progressed CO2 flood and Gas Cap Water Injection projects to Select Stage.
  • Led reservoir engineering duties to exploit a Carbonate field undergoing CO2 flood.
  • Monitored reservoir performance of a CO2 and hydrocarbon miscible flood projects.
  • Evaluated CO2 miscibility flooding in this portion of Elk Hills.
  • Provided technical consulting regarding possible North Sea CO2 flood development.
  • Consulted with smaller operators considering CO2 floods in their properties.
  • Determined WAG schedules using dimensionless oil and CO2 curves.
  • Reviewed California fields for CO2 flood potential.
  • Identified 4 MMBO CO2 reserves (New Mexico).
  • Introduced CO2 floods in 3 fields.
  • Implement workover and completion procedures in CO2 and Non-CO2 flood fields in Mississippi, Louisiana, and South Texas.
  • Forecast and economic analysis of waterflood volumes for 1st sand only for non CO2 flood patterns.
  • Targeted novel techniques to control coal swelling from CO2 injection during ECBM operations.
  • Scheduled pattern activations to expand the CO2 operations of the SACROC Unit.

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16. Production Data

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Here's how Production Data is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Established and maintained the well information and production database using Production Analyst/OFM software.
  • Performed monthly and daily production data updates and nodal analysis optimization.
  • Evaluated fluids and contacts distributions by pressure and production data analysis.
  • Extracted production data for analysis.
  • Analyze historical production data and recommend reactivation of idle wells, infill drilling and fracturing in order to optimize reservoir performance.
  • Project 1- Improved the selection of drilling locations by developing predictive models from gathered existing offset production data.
  • Reviewed and analyzed production data and determined gas, oil and water movement.
  • Acquire & evaluate pressure transient test, nodal analysis and production data analysis.
  • Maintain geologic, reservoir and production database.
  • Analyze and verify daily well production data.
  • Created and managed templates for Well Economics and Well Production data (both capital and production forecasts).

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17. Rate Transient Analysis

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Here's how Rate Transient Analysis is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Perform reservoir simulation studies using rate transient analysis and pressure transient analysis to determine optimal recovery and economic value.
  • Evaluate well performance and ultimate recovery using rate transient analysis.
  • Performed extensively rate transient analysis and single well modeling.
  • Performed rate transient analysis of 19 wells to generate probabilistic forecast and reserves.
  • Used Fekete RTA software for rate transient analysis.
  • Performed rate transient analysis on Marcellus, Upper Devonian and Utica wells across PA, WV and OH.

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18. Nodal Analysis

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Here's how Nodal Analysis is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Position required extensive use of economic modeling and petroleum engineering skills, including nodal analysis for production forecasts and facilities planning.
  • Conducted nodal analysis and well modeling using PROSPER/PIPESIM to determine optimum production conditions.
  • Well skin damage identification using Nodal Analysis.
  • Perform Wells nodal analysis in PIPESIM as part of the proposed drilling and WO.
  • Develop and code inflow and outflow performance program to use for Nodal Analysis.
  • Optimized well production and reserves using rate transient and nodal analysis.
  • Utilize nodal analysis and pressure transient for field analysis.
  • Performed Nodal analysis and Well flow.
  • Provided production forecasts through nodal analysis/analog wells and economical analysis.
  • Perform well diagnostics using nodal analysis, pressure transient analysis, pressure/temperature gas lift diagnostics, well test variations, etc.

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19. OFM

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Here's how OFM is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Performed a Well Candidate selection project using OFM software
  • Developed and maintained up-to-date OFM database for clients.
  • Used Prosper, GAP and OFM.
  • Administered Oilfield Manager (OFM) services and training.
  • Field studies with PETRA, Oil Field Manager (OFM), Dynamic Surveillance System (DSS), ARCView GIS.
  • Used PEEP, Decision Took Kit (DTK), Crystal ball, Saphir, OFM.
  • Introduced consistent dataset variables and graphs to OFM waterflood databases; developed daily test monitoring tools for development wells in OFM.

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20. Petrel

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Here's how Petrel is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Developed new workflows for improved reservoir simulation using Petrel platform.
  • Participate in development of next generation type curves via a combination of statistical principles and numerical simulation (Petrel Workflow).
  • Carried out volumetrics, performance predictions, design and evaluation, Petrel and Eclipse modeling.
  • Use Petrel as a Pre- and Post- Processer.
  • Piloted Petrel RE workflow for simulation purpose and introduced analytical workflow for zone property comparisons for history match purposes.
  • Evaluated areas for new 3-D seismic, drove maximum use of Petrel model for infill planning and reservoir surveillance.

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21. Production Optimization

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Here's how Production Optimization is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Reviewed and analyzed reservoir data pertaining to producing fields for production optimization and to increase hydrocarbon recovery.
  • Update well and network models in order to identify production optimization opportunities.
  • Coordinate with Production Engineers on production optimization efforts and analysis.
  • Evaluated performance of the wells, efficiency of gas lifts and plunger lifts and undertook steps for production optimization.
  • Work on production optimization program with the Production Engineers.
  • Worked as a Reservoir Engineer regarding workflows and OFM databases deployments for candidate recognition and production optimization.
  • Develop and code real- time production optimization and multiple horizon planning programs usingmixed integer nonlinear method.
  • Implement Derivative-Free Optimization (DFO) algorithm for production optimization of a simulatedmulti-phase flow network.
  • Provided asset upside value from drilling, recompletions/refracs and production optimization opportunities for a potential divestiture and/or future development.

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22. Production Engineers

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Here's how Production Engineers is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Worked closely with the geologists and production engineers in field development optimization, identification of new investment opportunities and reservoir surveillance.
  • Worked with a multidisciplinary team of field operators, production engineers and commercial analysts to meet production targets.
  • Interfaced with geologists and production engineers to identify and provide technical justification for development work.
  • Participated in collaborative teams with portfolio, facilities, production engineers and geoscientists.
  • Supported multi-disciplinary asset development/reservoir management teams including earth scientists, and production engineers
  • Determined various field development scenarios for the assets with the acquisition team comprising of production engineers and well engineers.
  • Hosted weekly well reviews to help generate wellwork ideas for production engineers and reviewing the reservoir.

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23. Production Forecasts

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Here's how Production Forecasts is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Modeled development and production forecasts for future of asset.
  • Prepared development projects and production forecasts.
  • Delivered production forecasts for existing and proposed wells in the asset group as key input in business plan.
  • Perform integrated reservoir studies, reserves determinations, field exploitation / development, and production forecasts.
  • Lead technical cases based on production forecasts for business case development for dozens of projects.
  • Prepared long term production forecasts for new fields and developed their field depletion plans.
  • Prepare production forecasts, operating plans, expenditure forecasts, etc.
  • Update production forecasts, operating costs, and capital costs.
  • Prepared production forecasts through the use of dimensionless curves.
  • Prepared quarterly production forecasts for the SACROC Unit.
  • Prepare production forecasts, operating plans, expenditure forecasts and evaluate economic models for asset valuations, budget and timeline preparation.
  • Prepared production forecasts and EUR determination with analytical modeling and simulations to determine resource uncertainty ranges using UR SMART/PSIM simulator.
  • Generate Production Forecasts and Reserve Estimations to meet Bachaquero Field Development Plan.

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24. Engineering Support

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Here's how Engineering Support is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Managed reservoir engineering support for semiannual bank engineers' borrowing base review, supporting company's borrowing base facility.
  • Prepare reserve and economic evaluations and provide reservoir engineering support to evaluate acquisitions and divestitures using ARIES.
  • Provided development reservoir engineering support to development wells in addition to core responsibility as surveillance engineer.
  • Completed annual SEC reserve estimation and production reporting with full reservoir engineering support packages justifying reserves.
  • Provide reservoir engineering support for Netherlands operation, Exploration prospects and New Ventures.
  • Provided reservoir engineering support for new develop/appraisal wells project.
  • Provided reservoir engineering support during drilling/completion and well operations.
  • Provided reservoir engineering support for acquisitions or divestitures.
  • Provide reservoir engineering support for quarterly reserves updates for this region and facilitate third party year end consultants.
  • Provided engineering support for purchase and asset sales.
  • Provide daily operational and reservoir engineering support for all operating and non-operating interest areas.
  • Coordinated and provided reservoir engineering support for over 50 recompletions in Lake Washington Field.
  • Provided reservoir engineering support during prospect evaluation of 20+ geoscientists team.
  • Provide engineering support for geologists engaged in volumetric determination.
  • Performed reservoir engineering support for development of AWP Olmos field in McMullen County, Texas, involving drilling several hundred wells.
  • Provide Reservoir Engineering support for a risk and reward, integrated projects in Western and Southern U.S. Geomarkets.
  • Provided reservoir engineering support for Arkoma and East Texas basins.
  • Directed reservoir engineering support for Bay De Chene Field located in Lafourche and Jefferson Parishes, Louisiana.
  • Provide engineering support for GC 135 prospect, one of Tenneco's first deepwater opportunities.

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25. Oil Fields

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Here's how Oil Fields is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Acquired 6 conventional Oil Fields recognized by NOC's.
  • Establish optimal strategies of exploitation for oil fields.
  • Studied Oil fields for the company.
  • Establish optimal strategies of exploitation for oil fields in offshore deepwater assets in Gulf of Mexico.
  • oil team Engineer for three very large oil fields Simulated and monitored double displacement EOR in one of my fields
  • Evaluated potential oil fields for applicability of company product.

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26. Mbal

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Here's how Mbal is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Coordinated asset team projects in gas imbalance correction, improved produced oil/gas measurement techniques, drilling activities, and partner negotiations.
  • Maintain Eclipse, Petrel RE, MBAL and Prosper reservoir models for managing existing producing oil assets.
  • Calculated oil, gas and water rates for multiple wells using Prosper, MBAL and GAP tools.
  • Generated a new material balance model (MBAL software) for reservoir depletion monitoring and EUR.
  • Build integrated reservoir models in GAP utilizing Nodal Analysis, MBAL, and Surface Optimization Tools.
  • Recommended strategies to reconcile gas imbalances for newly acquired wells.
  • Negotiated cash settlements and imbalance trades.
  • Performed asset evaluation of two undeveloped oil reservoirs using Prosper and MBal.
  • Developed material balance with MBal and dynamic simulation models.
  • Created/analyzed sixty Mbal models for sixty different fields and prospects from different blocks in Angola to perform production profiles per field.
  • Estimated recoverable hydrocarbons from deepwater reservoirs in GOM using Integrated Production Models, GAP, Prosper, MBAL, and Resolve.
  • Provided coordination, planning and reservoir engineering for 7-person field study at 40 year old Timbalier Bay.
  • Updated Mbal Models interpretation with new data and re-evaluated OGIP.
  • Skilled OFM, Pansystem, MBAL (PETEX) user.
  • Lower Nubian reservoir gas production potential evaluation using MBAL that involved Forchheimer IPR calculation.
  • Experienced in the use of program technician; Eclipse, Flogrid, PEEP, Mbal, Petrel, Aries.
  • Used Saphir, WEM, OFM, Mbal, Prosper, Pegasus simulator.

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27. Reserves Estimation

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Here's how Reserves Estimation is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Composed hydrocarbon maturation plan and reserves estimation and reporting providing additional assets to organization portfolio.
  • Developed and coordinated hydrocarbon maturation plan and reserves estimation and reporting.
  • Performed production analysis, reserves estimation and auditing.
  • Generated a new type curve from past deepened wells which was used for new candidates and its corresponding reserves estimation.
  • Performed full life studies on fields and annual qualified reserves estimation of all wells in field areas.
  • Conducted annual reserves estimations for the Business unit.
  • Evaluate and Report reserves estimations using DCA.
  • Work description: Reserves estimation and updating of 30 reservoirs in Caracoles Area.
  • Field Acema B. Petrophysical Model for reserves estimation.

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28. Oil Production

average Demand
Here's how Oil Production is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Optimize oil production and hydrocarbon recovery for reservoirs from interest area.
  • Oil production increase/injected steam ratio.
  • Developed a Wind-Down model for extra heavy oil production management in the late phase when continuous steam injection becomes uneconomical.
  • Maximized the oil production of the DIANA development by evaluating the vertical lift performance of the DIANA wells.
  • Prepared long-range forecasts of reserves, oil production and profits.
  • Achieved 30% increase in daily oil production.
  • Increase oil production potential and maximize reserves for all reservoirs from Lagocinco Segregation.
  • Participated in developing offshore oil production projects within a multi-disciplinary team

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29. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Prepared all technical support documentation for required regulatory compliance.
  • Provided reservoir technical support for Near-Field Exploration prospects.
  • Provided technical support in reservoir management e.g.
  • Provided technical support on key reservoir management projects to customers in the Americas, Asia, and Africa.
  • Provide reservoir engineering technical support for ConocoPhillips business units with in US and overseas BU's.
  • Provided economic and technical support to senior management on potential lease acquisition and divestiture packages, enabling strategic decision-making.
  • Provided specialist technical support to formulate depletion plans for multiple reservoirs.
  • Provided technical support for thermal recovery methods using ECLIPSE and PETREL to PDVSA and different segments inside Schlumberger.
  • Provided onsite training and technical support to both the sales department and client.
  • Supervised projects on Reservoir Studies of Gas Condensate - Dirok Field carried out by Schlumberger and provided technical support.
  • Performed various technical support for the Ebok and Okoro fields of Nigeria.

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30. Artificial Lift

low Demand
Here's how Artificial Lift is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Reviewed well data to find suitable candidates for increasing production by stimulation, perforating or artificial lift.
  • Analyzed productivity and artificial Lift Optimization for Mechanical Pump, Gas Lift, PCP, ESP.
  • Worked closely assisting Artificial Lift Services Consultant in determining the best candidate wells for ESP installation.
  • Implemented artificial lift in Nexus and Aries to improve recoveries on hydraulically fractured wells.
  • Increased a field's production by optimizing the wells' artificial lift.
  • Assist in production optimization & artificial lift designing by using PIPESIM software.
  • Reviewed well performance and recommended production-optimization projects, such as sliding sleeves, workovers, and artificial lift enhancements.
  • Involved in artificial lift design using Rud Pumps and ESP.
  • Performed reservoir surveillance and optimize artificial lifts (e.g.

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31. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Worked closely with the Business Development Unit to determine the economic viability of the assets.
  • Conducted New Ventures and Business Development reservoir engineering, development planning and economic modelling for potential farm-ins and acquisitions incl.
  • Analyze reservoir data and predict future potential to assist business development team with acquisition and divestitures decision making.
  • reserve analysis, decision analysis, drilling operations, and business development.
  • Evaluate new business development opportunities via representing ZTC Petro Investments in third party data rooms.
  • Conducted customer service and business development by reservoir engineering technology support and consultation.

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32. Production Performance

low Demand
Here's how Production Performance is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Conduct reservoir surveillance to monitor production performance in California wells and make recommendations for optimization.
  • Analyze competitor/partner well costs and production performance to help determine focus areas.
  • Recommended work-over candidates based on reservoir characterization and production performance evaluation.
  • Monitored existing wells production performance.
  • Carried out reservoir surveillance on fields in the asset to monitor production performance and recommend optimization strategies of rates and reserves.
  • Analyzed and studied technical data: well tests, production performance, and injection performance, PLT and PVT data.
  • Analyze well production performance and involve in reservoir simulation support to integrate fracture Present modeling and engineering design for unconventional wells.
  • Helped prepared well prognosis, coordinated/monitored drilling/completion programs and analyzed production performance of multilateral horizontal injection and producing wells.
  • Verified and adjusted prior estimates based on actual performance and/or offset production performance.

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33. CMG

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Here's how CMG is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Helped evaluate area's potential by building CMG model of reservoir, running simulation and using analogous fields.
  • Carried out reservoir simulation studies for the Cold Lake/Peace River fields (Using CMG Suite).
  • Simulated reservoir depletion and waterflood using CMG.
  • Work included compositional simulation (CMG) with experimental design, optimization (CMOST), economic and risk analysis.
  • Performed reservoir simulation of steam injection processes using CMG's STARS software.
  • Experienced in IHS Harmony, CMG, ARIES, Spotfire and IHS Enerdeq

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34. Bopd

low Demand
Here's how Bopd is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Supported the well management strategy pushing Thunder Horse back over 100 MBOPD by maintaining the health of existing completions.
  • Developed business case for rig line optimization that increased 2015 production by 10 MBOPD.
  • Recommend, assure, and aid in design of wellwork program adding 21 MBOPD and protecting 12 MMBO reserves.
  • Achieved an average initial gain of ~ 50 bopd/rigless intervention.
  • Resulted in two well stimulation campaign ~100 bopd uplift.
  • Increased production by 2000 BOPD & 15 MM/D with recompletions and workovers based on well log interpretations and volumetric calculations.
  • Key Accomplishments: Made recommendation to drill well in Atchafalaya Bay that produced an initial rate of 7000 bopd.

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35. EUR

low Demand
Here's how EUR is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted field studies, identifying production/EUR enhancement opportunities, including improving reservoir/well performance and development opportunities.
  • Performed EUR and asset management assessments in order to maximize modeled risk-adjusted returns.
  • Performed rate transient analysis to estimate Expected Ultimate Recovery (EUR) and simulated rock volume.
  • Gas Strategy team looked at supply and demand across Europe.
  • Evaluated logs, picked perforations and created EUR maps.
  • Decline curve forecasting and EUR projections using Fekete RTA software and standard methods of Hyperbolic, Exponential and Harmonic decline methods.
  • Generated EUR maps for oil and gas fields owned by Latigo.
  • Added 30M Boe of proved reserves in Uracoa field by identifying production behind pipe and EUR enhancement opportunities.
  • Updated forecasted EURs for all 2015-2016 wells, and ran sensitivities for 2017 plan wells.

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36. GOM

low Demand
Here's how GOM is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Streamlined evaluation methodology enhanced quality decision-making during GoM Lease Sale (asset purchase) rounds.
  • Led business evaluations of GOM exploration opportunities for development including lease sales and farm-in opportunities.
  • Managed and performed simulation studies on three large GOM assets in support of new well drilling, reserves and production forecasting.
  • Reviewed and coordinated reserve booking for three GOM assets (400 MMBOE, reserves and resources) according to SEC guidelines.
  • Scoped GoM Exploration DW/DG for Paleogene, Miocene, and Cretaceous reservoirs based on modeling and analog studies.
  • Optimized fluid storage plans for exploration and early appraisal GoM wells, saving millions of dollars.
  • Conducted, coordinated and managed fiscal modeling (PEEP) for several GOM assets.
  • Supported GoM lease sales to assist bid-setting with reservoir quality and estimated resource volumes.
  • Maintain updated economic evaluations of GOM DW database (ARIES).
  • Performed compressibility sensitivity study for Tubular Bells in GOM with simulation approach.
  • Managed Knowledge Reservoir's ResKB database for the entire GOM region comprising of 300+ reservoirs and 4000+ wells.
  • Coordinated Shell U.S. SEPCo business planning of exploration, development, and production phases across GoM.
  • Led pre/post assessments for Blackbeard, Antietam, and Will K GoM DeepGas plays.
  • Conducted compositional simulation on a large GOM gas condensate field.
  • Completed reservoir analysis in several GoM fields Worked in a PTA project for a deepwater field (Genesis).
  • Calculate Worst Case Discharge on Operated fields in Deepwater GOM per BOEM & BSEE standards.

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37. Scal

low Demand
Here's how Scal is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Analyzed reservoir performance to predict fluid contents and flow patterns using production history, pressure data, core and SCAL data.
  • Scale inhibitors and tracer were carried out for all fracture parameters at 5 and 20% water cut.
  • Lead the economic appraisal of remaining field life of Tuscaloosa Trend fields in preparation for the divestment.
  • Coordinated and witnessed coring operations for further RCAL / SCAL of a new offshore block.
  • Recruited, employed and retained operations staff for scale-up projects.
  • Well management to determine wells with scale issues.
  • Up scaled Geo-model in RMS/Petrel.
  • Participated in the scale treatment and prevention program to maintain and to increase the oil and gas productions.
  • Develop pattern based forecasting tool using scaleup, excel, and injection profiles.
  • Control, monitoring and fiscalization of them.

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38. Chevron

low Demand
Here's how Chevron is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Lead role in the migration of Texaco reserves/geologic with the Chevron data, following a merger of the two companies.
  • Managed and coordinated the implementation of Energy Component (EC), a production allocation system for Chevron Nigeria.
  • Coordinated the reserves review of Gulf Oil Company hydrocarbon property with Chevron Corporation during the Gulf / Chevron merger.
  • Received over 12 weeks of technical training from PetroSkills and Chevron ETC while enrolled in the Horizons program.
  • Assisted 3rd party consultants with the assessment of unconventional reserves for SEC reporting and eventual sale to Chevron.
  • Promoted INTERSECT usage through consulting practitioners for more efficient transition from Chevron in-house simulator to INTERSECT.
  • Team leader for Chevron Carter Creek Project, which resulted in 9 successfully, completed wells.
  • Develop and code Sand Transport Simulator VX7.0 (Chevron ETC, Advanced Production Technology).
  • Awarded the Chevron Excellence in Reservoir Management Award for development of this process.
  • Worked independently in Chevron and Texaco offices Presented Company reserve outlook to bank consortium bi-annually to justify borrowing base.
  • Worked on a gas sales deal between PDVSA and ChevronTexaco to achieve economical benefits from the gas production.
  • Presented and matured numerous workover, sidetrack, and new drilling projects through Chevron's decision review board.
  • Liaised closely with Working Interest Partners (Chevron) by presenting drilling, workover and water flood opportunities.

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39. Bakken

low Demand
Here's how Bakken is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Guided intern in performing ground-up assessment of potential of the Bakken Shale for determining economic viability of potential infrastructure investment.
  • Developed and integrated a fully automated performance analysis dashboard with physics based modeling that spearheaded multiple Bakken program changes.
  • Generated tubing and pump/rod procedures and recommended future remedial candidates in the Williston Basin, SD (Bakken-Formation).
  • Evaluated and provided recommendations on over 500 third party wells in the Bakken.
  • Developed a third party non-consent interest monetization program that changed the Bakken IRR hurdle rate by an incremental 5%.
  • Worked on Bakken projects involving Continental Resources and XTO Energy Perform Due diligence for Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Conducted an integrated multi-pad reservoir simulation study using multi-million cell Dual-Porosity models with stacked Horizontal wells in Bakken/Three Forks.
  • Constructed multi-pad, multi-stage, Hydro-Frac/SRV regions for very large simulation models in Eagle Ford and Bakken/Three Forks.

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40. BP

low Demand
Here's how BP is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Used the FFM to support business plan (BP) activities by running BP cases aimed at exploring development options prioritization.
  • Led BP14 and developed depletion/development plan for the Brutus Asset.
  • Positioned BP above competition through surface/subsurface integrated modeling for deliverability assessment.
  • Build and update reservoir dynamics models (simulation) in Marlin and Nakika fields (operated assets by BP).
  • Applied worldwide Deepwater and HPHT analogs, supported BP Technology group for XHPHT technology.
  • Program and improve the uncertainty allocation production program (UBBProdAlloc simulatordeveloped by MSI LLC).

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41. Spotfire

low Demand
Here's how Spotfire is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Developed and managed a Spotfire production dashboard for cross-divisional consumption and reporting.
  • Gain proficient knowledge with Aries, Spotfire, DrillingInfo, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Determine the probability (P10, P50 and P90) for each model using Spotfire.
  • Produced Top 20/Bottom 20 Report (generated in Spotfire).
  • Experienced in Excel-based planning applications, Spotfire, Pallantir, Aclaro-Petro-Look software.
  • Develop Spotfire surveillance system with help of analyst for Scaroc field.

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42. Production Profiles

low Demand
Here's how Production Profiles is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Developed recovery estimates and production profiles for the Most Likely field development scenario and other alternative depletion scenarios.
  • Incorporated type curves and well spacing scenarios to forecast field production profiles while evaluating project economics.
  • Provided production profiles of all the reservoirs that become part of the yearly Business Plan.

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43. Sensitivity Analysis

low Demand
Here's how Sensitivity Analysis is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Use of Petrel and MEPO for uncertainty and sensitivity analysis using experimental design.
  • Analyze reservoir properties and calculate volumetric and reservoir performance potential with sensitivity analysis.
  • Perform RTA Analysis and Sensitivity Analysis Well Forecasting using Fekete RTA.

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44. DST

low Demand
Here's how DST is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Achieved appraisal objectives of an undeveloped reservoir through designing and executing a complex extended DST in a horizontal well.
  • Co-developed and sponsored a Mobil worldwide forum to review special coring needs for unconsolidated sandstone reservoirs.
  • Designed ESP pumps for DST tests using assumed data, and for final design using output data from well testing.
  • Devised data acquisition programs (DST, fluid sampling, logging) for exploration oil and gas prospects.
  • Designed cased-hole Drill Stem Tests (DST) to enable sampling and pressure testing during re-entry operation.
  • Conducted field (Carbonate, Sandstone, Fractured Basement) reserves review using production Analyst software.
  • Performed DST flow analysis, volumetric calculation, and material balance analysis for a gas condensate reservoir (new venture).
  • Supervised DST for exploration wells, production test, injectivity test, PLT and FSI for horizontal wells.
  • Analyzed multi-rate pressure build-up DST well tests for high rate (~ 300 MMCF) gas appraisal wells.
  • Modeled sandstone reservoir water encroachment and sweep efficiency using PETREL software.
  • Recommended infill wells, designed and interpreted DST's.
  • Designed an imbibition dominated surfactant flood in hydraulically fractured tight sandstone in Canada.
  • Worked rd with onshore strategy and midstream group to maximize value for Hess MLP by predicting 3 party volume feed in.
  • Led numerical reservoir simulation studies of sandstone and carbonate offshore fields (Chuchupa and Ballena) using Eclipse software.

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45. NPV

low Demand
Here's how NPV is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Performed Risked NPV analysis and presented resulted to assurance team in headquarters which resulted in the project being sanctioned.
  • Worked with finance team and Decision Analysis group to evaluate project NPV.
  • Performed down-spacing analysis to optimize NPV per acre while varying completion design.
  • Prepared discounted cashflow models, estimated net present values (NPV), assisted in evaluating bids.
  • Single well economics increased by 30% in NPV10.
  • Improved project NPV by 25%.

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46. Capex

low Demand
Here's how Capex is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Develop Proforma models including capex and cost analysis.
  • Generated $70 MM CAPEX projects with 10 MMbls in reserves associated.
  • Cost streams were also obtained (CAPEX / OPEX).
  • Analyze opex and capex budget for 2015 for West Wilmington field in wake of low oil prices.
  • Facilitated cross-functional groups on optimize field CAPEX & OPEX reduction results in ~ $8MM OPEX savings.
  • Determined minimum gas price, maximum CAPEX and minimum initial gas rate for wells to be economic.

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47. MDT

low Demand
Here's how MDT is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted several seminars on production log interpretation, testing and MDT
  • Planned and supervised FMT/RFT/MDT surveys.
  • Planned and executed MDT downhole sampling to unlock 200 acre block with over 6 million barrels of oil in place.
  • Designed, interpreted and analyzed MDT communication data to identify flow barriers and estimate horizontal and vertical permeabilities.

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48. Risk Analysis

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Here's how Risk Analysis is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Perform reserve calculations, reservoir simulation using VIP, risk analysis and economic justification for prospect generation.
  • Performed risk analysis/ uncertainties handling, stochastic history matching, forecasting.
  • Conducted investment economics and risk analysis.
  • Risk Analysis and Uncertainty Management experience.
  • Produce annual EUR forecasts and risk analysis for well-by-well reports and for field-wide roll up analysis.
  • Applied decision and risk analysis techniques to projects screened.
  • Well performance and reservoir monitoring, risk analysis.
  • Applied oilfield risk analysis to project economics.
  • Streamlined and implemented probabilistic risk analysis in the drilling of development wells and their approval process.
  • Performed risk analysis on the Delaware Sands using decision tree analysis and Monte Carlo simulation.

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49. Dynamic Model

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Here's how Dynamic Model is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Developed a dynamic model in Petrel-RE for a high permeability reservoir in Colombia.
  • Integrate surveillance data into dynamic model for better assessing well target optimization.
  • Updated dynamic models with current geological interpretations.
  • Developed a dynamic model to describe the flow behavior of the Josephine well for the MASE rig program.
  • Generate vertical lift performance curves (VLPs) using PROSPER, an input to dynamic model.
  • Created dynamic models and solved issues of complex reservoir models.

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50. MM

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Here's how MM is used in Reservoir Engineer jobs:
  • Performed detailed analysis of compression project installed in area of responsibility; identified incremental volumes and subsequently recommend for reserves booking
  • Applied knowledge of Reservoir Engineering Principles to efficiently provide recommendations exploration and development opportunities through an evaluation of risk considerations.
  • Researched into Land East production deferments and provided a high-level summary that currently steers a new strategy for deferment management.
  • Construct and maintain appropriate subsurface and surface models for reservoir management, project evaluation and other commercial purposes.
  • Conducted economic evaluation of platform restoration from hurricane damage, providing recommendation to executives for cost-saving decision making.
  • Presented my findings and made recommendations on how to improve reservoirs efficiency to upper management.
  • Evaluated proposals and recommended participation in drilling new locations, acreage swaps and land negotiations.
  • Summarize, report and present findings/results to management and annual partner meeting presentations.
  • Recommend to partners various business opportunities, including drilling and re-completion projects.
  • Developed sand detector design for Bolivia and BU purchased based on recommendation.
  • Communicated and provide presentations and recommendations of finds with internal engineering teams.
  • Provided reservoir surveillance and presented recommendations to maximize production in assigned area.
  • Performed audit of existing models, provided recommendations based on risk-matrix analysis.
  • Recommend additional data acquisition to reduce the uncertainties associated with field development.
  • Evaluated capital project economics and made recommendations on project viability or abandonment.
  • Perform all engineering requirements for various state commission hearings and applications.
  • Designed, recommended and periodically reviewed training program for new engineers.
  • Testified at Oklahoma Corporation Commission numerous times for increased density hearings.
  • Interviewed several candidates for associate petroleum engineering position and/or summer interns.
  • Reviewed possible acquisition and divestiture opportunities and presented to capital committee.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Reservoir Engineer

Reservoir Characterization16.7%
Development Plans9.4%
Decline Curve Analysis8.8%
Material Balances5.6%
PVT5.6%
EOR4.8%
Economic Evaluations4.8%
Shale4.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Reservoir Engineer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Reservoir Characterization
Reservoir Characterization
11.5%
11.5%
2
2
Development Plans
Development Plans
6.5%
6.5%
3
3
Decline Curve Analysis
Decline Curve Analysis
6.1%
6.1%
4
4
Material Balances
Material Balances
3.9%
3.9%
5
5
PVT
PVT
3.9%
3.9%
6
6
EOR
EOR
3.3%
3.3%
7
7
Economic Evaluations
Economic Evaluations
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
Shale
Shale
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Simulation Model
Simulation Model
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
AFE
AFE
2.7%
2.7%
11
11
Water Injection
Water Injection
2.7%
2.7%
12
12
Oil Recovery
Oil Recovery
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Pressure Transient Analysis
Pressure Transient Analysis
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
Economic Analysis
Economic Analysis
2.5%
2.5%
15
15
CO2
CO2
2.2%
2.2%
16
16
Production Data
Production Data
2.1%
2.1%
17
17
Rate Transient Analysis
Rate Transient Analysis
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Nodal Analysis
Nodal Analysis
1.8%
1.8%
19
19
OFM
OFM
1.8%
1.8%
20
20
Petrel
Petrel
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Production Optimization
Production Optimization
1.6%
1.6%
22
22
Production Engineers
Production Engineers
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Production Forecasts
Production Forecasts
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
1.4%
1.4%
25
25
Oil Fields
Oil Fields
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
Mbal
Mbal
1.3%
1.3%
27
27
Reserves Estimation
Reserves Estimation
1.3%
1.3%
28
28
Oil Production
Oil Production
1.3%
1.3%
29
29
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.3%
1.3%
30
30
Artificial Lift
Artificial Lift
1.2%
1.2%
31
31
Business Development
Business Development
1.2%
1.2%
32
32
Production Performance
Production Performance
1.2%
1.2%
33
33
CMG
CMG
1.1%
1.1%
34
34
Bopd
Bopd
1.1%
1.1%
35
35
EUR
EUR
1%
1%
36
36
GOM
GOM
1%
1%
37
37
Scal
Scal
1%
1%
38
38
Chevron
Chevron
0.9%
0.9%
39
39
Bakken
Bakken
0.9%
0.9%
40
40
BP
BP
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Spotfire
Spotfire
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Production Profiles
Production Profiles
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
Sensitivity Analysis
Sensitivity Analysis
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
DST
DST
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
NPV
NPV
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Capex
Capex
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
MDT
MDT
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Risk Analysis
Risk Analysis
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Dynamic Model
Dynamic Model
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
MM
MM
0.6%
0.6%

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