Maverick Natural Resources, LLC

Senior Reservoir Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Engineering - Reservoir
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Maverick Natural Resources is a private oil and natural gas development and production company headquartered in Houston, Texas.


Culture is Maverick’s most integral asset, and we believe extraordinary accomplishments start with extraordinary people. We are relentlessly driven to improve and give our employees the freedom to test ideas and take calculated risks to find solutions that make Maverick better. Maverick’s success comes from the inventiveness and resolve of peerless talent aligned to a common purpose. Committed to responsible production and sustainable growth, Maverick seeks entrepreneurial candidates for career-defining roles.


Maverick is committed to rewarding top performers and leads with a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes


  • 401K plan with a dollar for dollar match up to 10% of your base pay
  • Paid parking at our downtown location
  • Referral bonus program with a $10,000 reward
  • 9/80 Schedule
  • Job sponsorship for qualified roles

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Maverick. We’ve got a lot of work to do – let’s get it done, together!





Provide reservoir engineering expertise across a broad base of conventional assets. Maximize NPV by building inventory, drill and recompletes, waterflood identification or enhancement, support strategic acquisitions and coordinate budgeting and reserves processes. Evaluate the Company’s oil and gas assets to which he/she is assigned for further development through workovers, drilling, assisted recovery and enhanced recovery


Serve as project leader of multi-disciplinary technical teams based on broad knowledge of reservoir engineering. Develop realistic schedules, budgets, cost estimates and economic evaluations for projects that he/she develops. Interface with operations personnel – asset managers, production engineers, etc. and with reserves evaluation staff inside and outside the Company. Serve on evaluation teams for potential acquisitions in relevant geographic areas. Coordinate annual reserves, budget processes, and updates. Serve as coach/mentor for less experienced engineers and technical assistants.


Develop and present detailed project plans for engineering projects in a timely manner. Research and present alternatives for addressing development opportunities. Work with asset managers and geologists to develop investment opportunities or solve operational problems. Periodically create presentations to update management on results and/or explain why the goals have not been met. Keep current on new technologies by additional classes, participating in industry or professional events etc. Help implement new technology or software. Lead internal teams to develop and implement new procedures and processes


  • Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering or related field and 8 years of experience in petro-technical support, petro-related engineering, reservoir engineering, and enhanced oil recovery asset engineering or any occupation in which the required experience was gained.
  • At least 12 months of experience in engineering and industry specific software, such as Aries, Well View, etc




Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.


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