Carbon Capture Reservoir Engineer

Posted 02 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameKelsee Tedder

Job description

Job Title: Carbon Capture Reservoir Engineer

Job Category: Subsurface, Reservoir Engineer

Location: Houston (no relocation)

Role Overview: As a Carbon Capture Reservoir Engineer at our company, you'll play a pivotal role in the development and implementation of Carbon Capture field and area plans. Your responsibilities will encompass operation, surveillance, resource progression, risk management, and technology deployment. Collaboration with cross-functional teams including engineering disciplines, geoscientists, and finance will be essential to drive successful project outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert technical analysis and guidance in Reservoir Engineering to support resource identification, evaluation, and progression.
  • Assist in the analysis, appraisal, and development planning of Carbon Capture projects.
  • Ensure alignment of subsurface products with technical expectations for the quality of development decisions.
  • Define and address subsurface uncertainties, developing necessary work products for exploration.
  • Construct models to describe and evaluate various scenarios, utilizing classical and/or numerical approaches as required.
  • Generate development plan scenarios to ensure economic viability and obtain necessary sanctions.
  • Support well planning processes for upcoming appraisal and development wells.
  • Analyze, interpret, and integrate data acquired from appraisal wells.
  • Identify and propose monitoring, measurement, and verification plans for sequestration sites, addressing key risks and uncertainties.
  • Coordinate submissions for Class VI permit-to-construct and permit-to-inject as part of sequestration site development.

Essential Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering or related engineering discipline.
  • Several years of experience in reservoir engineering/petroleum engineering or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in Carbon Capture projects.
  • Availability for three days per week in the company office (hybrid working environment).
  • Our company does not offer sponsorship for employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.

Desirable Criteria & Qualifications:

  • Preferred candidates will have industry experience in Carbon Capture projects, CO2 flood, EOR, and Class VI permitting processes.
  • Proficiency in reservoir simulation, analytical/numerical simulation, and associated reservoir engineering toolkits.
  • Experience in classical reservoir engineering, reservoir management, and field development planning.
  • Familiarity with well and project planning processes, including drilling operations, well evaluations, and facility options.

Relocation Available: No

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.