Associate, Energy A&D

in Houston
, TX
Reference: 19-02936

Job Description

Our client is recruiting an Engineering Technician. The Engineering Technician will assist engineers and investment banking professionals with petroleum evaluations using decline curve analysis, lease operating expenses, price differentials and reserves determination. Also, the successful candidate will support the banking team in M&A advisory, pitches, net asset valuation work, as well contribute to the development of industry thought pieces.


  • Generate 3-phase type curves and single-well economics
  • Create economic databases within Aries software with ability to query out economic inputs and outputs via MS Access
  • Review lease operating expenses reports to determine LOE run rates, fixed and variable splits, price differentials and cost trends
  • Examine gas plant statements to determine gas shrink, NGL yields and residual gas BTU
  • Calculate quantity of drilling locations based on acreage position, well spacing assumption and target intervals
  • Professional slide generation using PowerPoint
  • Preparation of data room materials based on data supplied by client or public sourced
  • Download public data from sources such as IHS and or state oil/gas websites, quality check and manipulate
  • Source acreage, production and capital expenditures from company investor relations presentations
  • Assist in building and maintaining basin study books, maps, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Economics or Mathematics preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience working as an Engineering Technician in the oil and gas industry, boutique or investment bank
  • Proficiency with Aries
  • Experience with Tableau or Spotfire, ValNav, Wood Mackenzie a plus
  • Expert user of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Reasonable level of discretion and professionalism dealing with confidential matters
  • Ability to work in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Flexibility and willingness to work overtime as required
  • Ability to efficiently set priorities and meet tight deadlines in a quick environment
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills