• Engineer, Corporate Development

    Job Location(s) US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 7 days ago(5/14/2018 1:36 PM)
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  • Company Overview

    Seneca Resources Corporation, the oil & gas exploration and production subsidiary of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) explores for, develops and produces natural gas and crude oil reserves in Appalachia and California.  Most of Seneca's investment activity is in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, where the company controls approximately 785,000 net prospective acres.  Seneca's California operations remain a steady contributor to the overall portfolio, in which this division currently manages nearly 12,000 acres and has more than 1,300 wells.  The Company is furthering its delineation efforts in the Utica Shale, and acquired properties in California that will increase, and further diversify, the Company's oil production footprint.  As an active exploration and production company in the northeastern U.S. for more than 100 years, Seneca Resources Corporation is committed to safety, environmental stewardship, increased productivity and maximizing shareholder value.

    Job Responsibilities

    The Engineer, Corporate Development will serve as an integral member of the Finance & Acquisitions team and will work closely with Strategic Planning and Reservoir Engineering, as well as regularly consult with other groups across the Company. This position will provide the successful candidate with a broad view of all aspects of Seneca's operations, financial performance and strategic direction. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Work both independently and collaboratively with the Acquisitions and Reservoir Engineering teams to develop and evaluate acquisition and new venture ideas, both within and outside Seneca’s existing areas of operation 
    • Work collaboratively with the Strategic Planning group and executive management to assist in the review and execution of various corporate development and funding opportunities
    • Prepare ad hoc analysis to aid in and facilitate in commercial business decisions
    • Participate in various corporate planning evaluations including forecasting, development of the five year strategic plan, economic sensitivities, project return ranking, appraisal program economics and budget related activities
    • Work with the Strategic Planning group to prepare pro-forma financials for acquisition opportunities that pass initial screens
    • Assist in preparation of presentations and reports to senior Company executives, the Board of Directors, Rating Agencies and Wall Street community
    • Assist in the coordination and maintenance of operational timing and financial assumptions across Seneca’s departments including drilling, completions, engineering, production, marketing and midstream

    Job Qualifications

    • Successful candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering or a related discipline with one (1) to five (5) years of experience working for an oil & gas company or consultancy with a preference of focus on Reservoir/A&D
    • Must have a strong interest in corporate finance 
    • A high aptitude, high degree of intellectual curiosity and extreme attention to detail are key attributes of the successful candidate
    • Self-starter with the ability think strategically and interpret and analyze input data needed to accurately forecast future Seneca performance
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills are required to efficiently interact with a large number of internal company contacts 
    • Strong interest in understanding the roles and information provided by different departments within a large independent producer
    • Must have a strong working knowledge of ARIES 
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
    • Candidates with previous exposure to corporate finance, including financial modeling, will be highly considered
    • Strong commitment to EHSQ and appreciation for interactions with other disciplines


    The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States of America.

    Seneca Resources offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. This position is not eligible for relocation.

    Seneca Resources Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

    Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Seneca Resources jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.


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