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Reservoir Engineer II - CCUS

Houston, Texas, United States



Posted: 4/2/2024

Ref: BH-265593

Job title CCUS Reservoir Engineer
Job Category Subsurface, Reservoir Engineer
Location Houston (no relocation)
Role synopsis
The CCUS Reservoir Engineer will be responsible for CCUS field and area development and/or storage plans and implementation, covering operation, surveillance, resources progression, risk management and technology.  Support for other subsurface projects may be included as needed.  Work will entail cooperatively working projects in conjunction with other engineering disciplines, geoscientists, and finance.

Key Accountabilities
  • Provide sound Reservoir Engineering technical analysis, judgement, and guidance to support identification, evaluation and progression of value-generating resources
  • Support analyses, appraisal and development plans, and recommendations to progress CCUS projects.
  • Ensure subsurface products align to technical expectations for sanction decision quality of development.
  • Describe subsurface uncertainties and defining work products needed to sufficiently explore those uncertainties.
  • Build appropriate models to describe and test a range of sensitivities.  These models may be classical and/or numerical, depending on scope and available data.
  • Generate development plan scenarios and concept screening to ensure an economic and viable development concept for sanction.
  • Support well planning process for upcoming appraisal and development wells.
  • Support analysis, interpretation and integration of data acquired from the appraisal wells.
  • Identify key risks and uncertainties, and propose monitoring, measurement, and verification plan for sequestration sites.
  • Coordinate submission of critical path elements of Class VI permit-to-construct and permit-to-inject as part of the development of the sequestration sites.
Essential Education & Experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering or related engineering discipline
  • Must have CCUS experience

Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Preferred candidates must have industry experience in CCUS project(s) and/or CO2 flood and/or other EOR, including monitoring and analysis techniques, and/or Class VI permitting process.
  • Experience in reservoir simulation, analytical / numerical simulation and associated reservoir engineering toolkits to assess risk and uncertainty management.
  • Experience in classical reservoir engineering, reservoir management, and field development planning.
  • If possible, experience in well and project planning processes, including drilling operations, well evaluations and facility options.

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