Reservoir Engineer - Technology Development

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

 

About us

 

At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.

 

The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 

 

We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can  work together.

 

About Houston

 

ExxonMobil's state-of-the-art campus north of Houston serves as home to its Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses and their associated service groups. The facility opened in 2014 and accommodates more than 10,000 employees and visitors.

 

By bringing many global functional groups together, the campus provides employees with the tools and capabilities needed today, and in the future, to achieve business objectives and accelerate the discovery of new resources, technologies and products. It was designed to foster improved collaboration, creativity and innovation and enhance the company’s ability to attract, develop and retain the top talent in the industry.

 

The campus is located in Spring, Texas, on 385 wooded acres immediately to the west of Interstate Highway 45 (I-45), at the intersection of I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road, approximately 25 miles from the cultural vibrancy of downtown Houston.

 

The campus was constructed to the highest standards of energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Its design incorporates extensive research into best practices in building and workplace design through extensive benchmarking of the world’s top academic, research, and corporate facilities.
 

Learn more about what we do in Houston  here.

 

What role you will play in our team

 

As a Reservoir Engineer in Technology Development, you will:

 

  • Apply your reservoir engineering, computational, and data science skills to innovate and advance our understanding and prediction of reservoir performance.
  • Develop innovations that will be implemented across our upstream and low-carbon businesses to support their strategic goals.
  • This role is based at the ExxonMobil campus in Spring, Texas.

 

What you will do

 

  • Collaborate with ExxonMobil business units, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders to identify unmet needs in reservoir simulation capabilities.
  • Work with team members to develop and mature solutions addressing these needs.
  • Support the commercialization of solutions through IT and other channels.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) in reservoir simulation technology, advising business unit staff on advanced applications.
  • Engage with external entities such as university consortia and professional conferences.

 

About You

 

Skills and Qualifications

 

 

  • Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering (Recent graduates within 3 years).
  • Proven experience in reservoir simulation.
  • Proficiency in computational and data science methods for solving reservoir simulation and fluid mechanics problems.
  • Experience with computational methods for solving partial differential equations (PDE).
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams, with strong teamwork, communication, and leadership skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications/ Experience

 

 

  • Experience with machine learning (ML) or artificial intelligence (AI).
  • Proficiency in Python or other software prototyping languages.
  • Experience with INTERSECT / Petrel RE.
  • Familiarity with uncertainty quantification, assisted history matching, reduced-order modeling, or surrogate modeling.

 

We are looking for self-motivated candidates who are focused on achieving business results and thrive in collaborative environments.

 

Your benefits

 

An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.

 

We offer you: 

 

  • Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life. 
  • Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match. 
  • Workplace Flexibility: We have several programs such as “Flex your Day”, providing ad-hoc flexibility around when and where you work, as well as longer-term programs such as leaves of absence and part-time work.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans. 
  • Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing. 
  • Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you. 
  • Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you.

 

More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at www.exxonmobilfamily.com. 

 

Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

 

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EEO Statement

 

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.


 

 

 

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