Worldwide Petroleum Consulting
Petroleum Economist (Dallas, Texas)

Petroleum Economist (Dallas, Texas)

January 26, 2018

The selected candidate will work closely with petroleum engineers and other petroleum professionals to prepare estimates of extent and value of oil and gas reserves. The petroleum economist functions as a core member of the reserves team and prepares analyses of upstream oil and gas assets in all parts of the world. The position involves preparing and utilizing detailed economic models of upstream developments that depict various global fiscal systems. The position also includes verifying the accuracy of the resultant cash flows and the quality control of detailed production, pricing, and cost forecast inputs.

Required Experience and Skills:
• Heavy emphasis on cash flow modeling and asset valuation skills.
• Experience developing quantitative models of international upstream developments with a keen attention to detail.
• Economic modeling expertise, highly proficient software user with strong Excel skills, experience in PEEP®, Aries, PHDWin or other economic modeling expertise is a strong advantage.
• Must be experienced assessing contract terms in joint-operations, PSC/PSA, concessionary agreements, and other fiscal regimes.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment on multiple projects.
• Must be accurate, organized, creative, hard-working, motivated, and a problem solver.
• Must be flexible with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with all coworkers.
• Ability to work independently with limited oversight.
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
• Detail oriented and able to prioritize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Available to work extended hours from time to time during peak periods.
• Proactive attitude toward achieving project requirements.

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree with a strong emphasis in mathematics/science/economics, plus three years of experience performing upstream economic evaluations.
• Demonstrated expertise with upstream economic modeling.
• Proficiency in the full suite of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
• Demonstrated expertise with Excel.
• Up to 20-percent domestic and international travel.
• Proficiency in written and oral Spanish is an advantage.
• U.S. work authorization required.

DeGolyer and MacNaughton offers excellent benefits and compensation.

Next Steps:

. If interested and qualified, submit resume with cover letter. In subject line for email, indicate you are responding to the opportunity “Petroleum Economist”.

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