Reservoir Engineer | Schlumberger

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Reservoir Engineer

Richmond - United States

The Reservoir Engineer will be responsible for providing reservoir engineering analysis to support GeothermEx’s projects domestically and internationally. This position will play a key role in evaluating the development strategy, reviewing investment opportunities, and optimizing reservoir performance across GeothermEx’s growing project portfolio. This position requires an understanding of the technical aspects of geothermal resource assessment and development, and of GeothermEx’s procedures, policies, projects and client relationships.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist and perform the technical execution of GeothermEx projects, including (but not necessarily limited to):
    • Work across a cross-functional team of geologists, geophysicists, and drilling & completions engineers to develop geothermal reservoir conceptual models and numerical reservoir models
    • Use reservoir simulation to perform production forecasts to evaluate various reservoir management strategies and development plans
    • Analyze well test, production, and injection data, including pressure transient data and rate-transient data.
    • Responsible for planning and specifying well tests, logs and diagnostic procedures
    • Perform geothermal resource assessment, asset management, and due-diligence evaluation
    • Monitoring of the development and operation of geothermal projects
    • Proactively make recommendations for reservoir management and wellfield operations based on data analysis and conceptual models
  • Participate in periodic visits to geothermal operational sites and potential clients
  • Sustain contact with clients and attend client meetings as needed to represent GeothermEx interests and project activities.
  • Maintain communication with GeothermEx project managers to facilitate project progress and activities
  • Coordinate with GeothermEx business development team to identify and follow up on leads and opportunities.
  • Prepare occasional summaries of the status of opportunities in the region.
  • Coordinate with other segments on multi-segment opportunities for Schlumberger

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A strong background in reservoir engineering is required
  • Reservoir engineering experience in the oil and gas or geothermal industries is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, MS or beyond is a plus
  • Experience running commercial reservoir simulation software including Eclipse, TOUGH2, or TETRAD is desirable
  • Experience in geothermal reservoir engineering in conventional hydrothermal systems is desirable
  • Experience working with geomodeling software (Petrel, LeapFrog, or similar) is desirable
  • Experience in well test analysis, conceptual modeling, and wellbore simulation is preferred
  • Capability in automation of processing with platform such as Matlab or Python is preferred.
  • Candidates must be able to work and reside in the US, without sponsoriship

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