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Reservoir Engineering (Houston, TX)

Our graduate development program is known as the Challenger program. As a Challenger with us, you’ll explore new areas and work on resolving real-world problems. We put development at the heart of this program by providing you the opportunity for technical coaching, regular feedback and mentorship, global and local networks, and modern learning solutions. Though the P&O Challenger role is not rotational by nature, the focus is to enrich and deepen your learning and expertise.  
As a Reservoir Engineer, you’ll focus on integrating geoscience, facilities and well engineering data to understand hydrocarbon reservoir performance, plan field developments and optimize the economic recovery of hydrocarbons. Depending on your BP location and role, you will gain broad capability, primarily through job experiences in: 
  • Reservoir and Well Performance: for example, participation in the reservoir and well reviews; involvement in reservoir performance analysis, well planning, or flood management  
  • Reservoir Management: for example in setting depletion strategy, generating field development options, or reserves estimation 
  • Reservoir Simulation: for example in history matching or model building completion design and data acquisition recommendation programs mean they can impact on production operations and optimize plant performance. 

Are you ready to ignite your potential with BP? 
Taking on the role as a Petroleum & Reservoir Engineering means ensuring reservoir & well performance, system optimization, reservoir & well management, and reservoir simulation. Alongside a strong degree in a technical field, such as petroleum engineering or a related degree, that means having excellent problem-solving skills and a passion for ensuring BP’s safety standards and new environmental ambitions. 
Essential Criteria of the role. What the candidate must bring to the table to be considered.  
Minimum Requirements 
  • Must have cumulative and major GPA of 3.2 or higher 
  • BP will not support US Immigration sponsorship for full-time or long-term employment 
  • Seeking a Bachelor's degree 
Preferred Requirements 
  • Majoring in Petroleum Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline 
  • Must be in final year, graduating from Dec. 2021 through May 2022 
At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and exciting environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to encouraging an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.  
Our Challenger program offers you just that plus the chance for hands-on experience working on real projects that deliver tangible benefits and measurable results. You will work alongside our highly qualified and professional colleagues. This award-winning program will allow you to resolve business challenges and gain broad exposure to the business from the beginning.  
We are #oneteam at bp, so the safety of each member of our community is of the utmost importance to us. Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home and as a result we have implemented a virtual hiring process and are onboarding new hires remotely. 
Discover your place with us and help our business meet the challenges of the future. You MUST upload your resume plus transcript and complete your online application at  
Note: Remember, you can only apply for ONE opportunity. If you are not sure this is the role for you, please return to our Degree Matcher to review your other options.  
At bp, we’re reimagining energy for people and our planet. With operations working across almost every part of the energy system, we’re leading the way in reducing carbon emissions and developing more sustainable methods for solving the energy challenge. 
We’re a diverse team of engineers, scientists, traders and business professionals determined to find answers to problems that must be solved. But we know we can’t do it alone. We are looking for people who share our passion for reinvention to bring a fresh perspective, collaborative spirit, and challenge our thinking in our ambition to achieve net zero.