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Job Summary

Permian Basin Overview

ConocoPhillips and its heritage companies have operated in the Permian Basin for almost 100 years. Across New Mexico and Texas, the company holds conventional positions in the Northwest Shelf and Central Basin Platform, and an unconventional position in the Delaware Basin. Permian saw significant growth in 2021 with the acquisition of Concho Resources Inc. in January 2021 and the addition of Shell’s Permian acreage in December 2021. At year-end, the company held approximately 1.5 million net acres in the Permian Basin.

Net production for the Permian in 2022 was 461 MBOED.

Job Description

The Senior/Staff Reservoir Engineering Analyst on the Permian Planning team will be responsible for leading the maintenance, quality control, and enhancement of key databases used for business planning, outlooks, performance tracking, and analysis. They will work with IT, reservoir analysts and engineers to ensure that the data is accurate and up-to-date, and that the databases are able to meet the needs of the business. This individual will provide critical support to improve the efficiency of planning processes, tools, and engineering analysis.

You may be eligible for the voluntary hybrid office work (HOW) program that is designed to provide employees with flexibility while maintaining the advantages of in-person engagement.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Collaborate with asset teams, Reserves, and fellow analysts to update plans and maintain accurate reflection of asset development within multiple programs and systems

  • Serve as primary point of contact with software vendor and IT functions for support and enhancement of ValNav application and database within Permian BU

  • Maintain quality data in ValNav by performing quarterly and annual database operations such as cleansing, transformation, loading, security and archive processes

  • Develop and deploy ValNav training program and reference materials for Permian reservoir analysts, engineers, and other user groups

  • Maintain Permian ValNav user access permissions in compliance with internal security controls

  • Provide engineering support for Outlooks and LRP plan submissions to ensure complete, executable, and timely delivery of major outlooks and LRP submissions

  • Identify process improvement opportunities; transition manual workflows into automated streams using Python and/or no-code applications

  • Adapt to internally developed tool kits deployed in Spotfire, Excel, Power BI etc., providing maintenance and optimization if necessary

  • Assist in preparing operational performance reports and content for management presentations

  • Lead team calendar and documentation within shared folders and Teams site


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer

  • 7+ years of combined experience in upstream oil and gas

  • 1+ years of experience with Aries, ValNav, Enersight, and/or other petroleum modeling and economics applications

  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft O365 applications: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, and Word


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business, Engineering, or foreign equivalent

  • 5+ years of industry experience as Engineering Technician / Analyst

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft O365 applications: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams and Word

  • Experience with various industry databases and software (Spotfire, Aries, ValNav, Mosaic, OFM, ArcPro, Harmony, DSO, Enersight, Generwell, Wellview)

  • Demonstrates strong database management practices, recommends changes to improve processes, and implements data QA/QC methods

  • Consistent record in working with large databases applied across multi-functional teams

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what is right

  • Delivers positive results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

  • Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

Apply Before:

October 5, 2023


ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the U.S. is NOT available for this position.


In the US, ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.