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Conventional Reservoir Engineer

Date: May 10, 2022

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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Specific Responsibilities:

We are seeking an experienced and energetic Reservoir Engineer to join our team. This person will work with a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the assessment and development of Apache’s assets. 

Must have 7+ years relevant industry experience.  Conventional reservoir experience preferred.

Position Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Use conventional reservoir engineering techniques and methodologies to inform and optimize field development and reservoir recovery;
  • Integrate rate and pressure transient analysis, material balance, decline curve and volumetric analyses into reservoir evaluation;
  • Build reservoir simulation models when appropriate to validate/improve predictions and quantify uncertainty;
  • Work with integrated team to develop and optimize completion, stimulation, and lift design;
  • Analyze well tests and use surveillance techniques to assess well/field performance;
  • Plan and execute drilling programs with multi-disciplinary team;
  • Help evaluate strategic acquisition/trade/divestiture opportunities;
  • Perform basic economic analyses and sensitivities as needed; and
  • Provide justification and documentation for new reserve bookings.

Preferred/Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in Petroleum Engineering (or related engineering degree);
  • 7+ yrs reservoir engineering experience with E&P Company;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with multi-disciplinary team;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and consistently meet project deadlines;
  • Must be detail oriented;
  • Self-starter and able to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to present to executive-level audience; and
  • Experience using database, engineering, and geoscience software, including Harmony, Kappa, tNavigator/Eclipse, PetroVR, Spotfire, OFM/Sahara, ARIES.


The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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