Oasis Petroleum

  • Corporate Reserves Supervisor

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Job ID
  • Position Summary

    Oasis Petroleum is seeking an innovative and results-driven leader specializing in reservoir engineering and corporate reserves management. He/she will supervise the corporate reserves team, coordinate each reserve reporting cycle and related duties, and will report to the General Manager of Reservoir Engineering. This leader will have a proven history of applying technical reservoir engineering skills, assessing proven and unproven reserves, applying pertinent SEC/SPEE reserves guidelines, coordinating cross functional projects, and collaborating with a wide variety of disciplines and consultants. The position is based in Houston, TX.  Level and salary commensurate with background and experience.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Supervise reserves team engineering and support staff
    • Successfully complete reserve reporting requirements to satisfaction of Oasis Chief Engineer
    • Manage relationship and effective process with external reserve consultants
    • Collaborate with functional managers to deliver effective reserve review process
    • Inform management of industry and regulatory trends regarding reserves reporting
    • Design or select tools and processes to ensure reserves management process is effective and efficient
    • Assist with coordinating various corporate reporting needs
    • Other duties as assigned by manager

     This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor. 

    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. in Engineering
    • 5 years of experience in reservoir engineering with an emphasis on unconventional reservoirs
    • 5 years of experience in reserves reporting roles
    • Strong understanding of industry reserve reporting rules and guidelines
    • Experience performing and leading reserve review efforts
    • Experience leading multi-discipline projects
    • Strong background in economics and business principles
    • Strong ability to communicate effectively across all functions in the organization
    • Aptitude towards process improvement
    • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:  Must possess the ability to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, copier, files, telephone, and fax; maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • B.S. in Petroleum Engineering
    • 15 years combined experience in reservoir engineering and reserves management
    • Management/supervisory experience, preferably leading a reserves team
    • Outgoing & willing to lead by example; brings ideas to the table
    • Actively participates in industry technical events


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