Reservoir Engineer (GPE) in Houston, TX

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Baker Hughes   •  

Houston, TX 77002

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 41 days ago

Role Summary:

This key role will be to support and develop the BHGE Wireline and LWD Formation Pressure Testing & Sampling business in North America region, by working both independently and as part of multi-disciplinary geoscience team.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides real-time expert advice and technical support on formation pressure testing and fluid sampling operations in North America.
  • Possesses strong knowledge on BHGE formation testing tools (RCI, RCX, FTeX, TesTrak and FASTrak) and their application for reservoir pressure and fluid sampling solutions.
  • Analyzes the formation pressure test and fluid sampling data from Wireline (WL) and Logging While Drilling operations (LWD) for mobility calculation, gradient estimation, fluid identification and fluid contact determination.
  • Designs and analyzes the Mini-DST, Vertical Interference Test (VIT) Micro-Frac and provide technical advice to the operations in real time; provide comprehensive technical reports to clients.
  • Performs near wellbore simulation studies for fluid sampling modeling.
  • Presents and publishes technical papers/posters/case histories at professional forums and societies.
  • Works in a team of various Geoscience disciplines and provides reservoir engineering solutions within the group.
  • Mentors sales personnel on formation testing, fluid sampling, reservoir fluid and rock properties, pressure transient analysis and reservoir simulation modeling of fluid sampling processes.
  • Provides support to marketing efforts for contracts or tenders and promote business development and technical sales efforts.
  • Conducts all business activities in accordance with Baker Hughes, a GE company, HSE policies, Legal Compliance requirements and Baker Hughes, a GE company Core Values


  • Bachelor's Degree in Petroleum Engineering or related earth science discipline.
  • 6+ years of related work experience.
  • Practical knowledge on Wireline and LWD formation testing and fluid sampling principles, methodologies and analysis.
  • Expertise in pressure and well testing design and data analysis.
  • Sound presentation skills for delivering training and customer presentations.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States with no restrictions.
  • Ability to travel up to 15% domestically

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master's or Doctorate Degree in Petroleum Engineering or related earth science discipline preferred.
  • Expert competency in RCI, RCX, FTeX, TesTrak and FASTrak technologies, configurations and operations.
  • Knowledge in Black Oil reservoir simulation concept and applications.

Valid Through: 2019-11-5