Manager-Storage Reservoir Development & Optimization
Location: Bridgeport, West Virginia
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Petroleum - Reservoir
Years of Experience:
4 Year Degree
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 40454
Berkshire Hathaway’s commitment to building a stronger energy future is matched by our commitment to our employees who will make it a reality. Our employees are integral to our success and work hard to exceed customer expectations. We provide fulfilling employment opportunities, are committed to attracting and retaining the best employees, and support an environment that reflects the diversity of our communities.
On November 1, 2020, Dominion Energy sold its gas transmission and storage business to Berkshire Hathaway Energy. In light of this transaction, the application process and benefits package are temporarily shared by Dominion Energy and BHE Pipeline Group while the full integration of the gas transmission and storage business into BHE Pipeline Group is ongoing. Please note: when applying to a BHE GT&S position, some correspondence and documentation throughout the application and selection process will come from, or reference, Dominion Energy. If you have any questions or concerns through the BHE GT&S application process, please reach out to BHEPGStaffing@dominionenergy.com.
At this time, BHE GT&S cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.
Relocation assistance for this position is available dependent upon eligibility requirements.
BHE GT&S is seeking an exciting Manager - Storage Reservoir Development & Optimization located at our White Oaks General Office Building in Bridgeport, WV. Relocation assistance can be offered to the successful eligible candidate. Compressed work week may be available and is not guaranteed.
BHE GT&S is an interstate natural gas transmission and storage company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, that became a standalone subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy in November 2020. We operate more than 5,560 miles of gas transmission line and 756 Bcf of underground storage in the eastern U.S., along with gathering, processing and field services businesses. We operate in 12 states. BHE GT&S is an industry leader in liquefied natural gas solutions, through initiatives such as Pivotal LNG and our 25% operating stake in the Cove Point LNG facility in Lusby, Maryland. The energy we deliver supports major distribution utilities, power plants and manufacturing. Our premier storage operations provide dependable, flexible support for direct customers and neighboring pipelines. At our multiple interconnects – especially the liquid South Point hub – BHE GT&S services support both producers and consumers, ensuring competitive access to abundant energy.
This role manages and provides technical support for the gas storage function to ensure safe operation and optimum delivery of company and jointly owned storage assets.
Manages and has primary responsibility for the verification of storage pool inventory and assessment of ongoing and extraordinary gas losses in the DETI reservoirs.
Manages cost effective development or re-engineering of existing storage pools to create new product offerings.
Reviews/assesses/recommends the acquisition or development of potential new gas storage assets.
Ensures that performance levels of storage reservoirs are consistent with customer obligations.
Develops and monitors winter withdrawal and summer injection operating plans for use in the optimization of the storage asset.
Ensures compliance of storage reservoirs with FERC certification, PHMSA regulations, and State regulatory Oil and Gas Commissions. Represents company for Gas Storage in operating committees, industry, trade and regulatory compliance groups.
Manages technical studies and integrity plans to ensure safe, compliant and reliable storage assets are in place.
Coordinates, participates in, and prepares information for semi-annual partnership meetings.
Oversees preparation of Operating reports for storage pools.
Oversees standardized development and updating of Storage Integrity Management Program standards and procedures.
Oversees storage well risk ranking program.
Oversees preparation of reports on remaining production reserves estimates associated with production assets.
Perform other duties as requested or assigned.
Professional Engineering License preferred. Six Sigma experience/certification preferred.
This position could require working outdoors Up to 25% and may include up to 25% travel.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience Required: • 10+ years of experience in a supervisory, engineering and/or geologic support role.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Knowledge of storage pools, storage pool operations, reservoir engineering and geology. • Knowledge of well permitting by state. • Knowledge of conventional sandstone reservoirs, reef structures, and/or aquifer storage containers. • Knowledge of engineering principles, standards and practices. • Knowledge of company operations and natural gas industry. • Knowledge of regulatory requirements (FERC, PHMSA, EPA, OSHA, API, ASME, etc.) • Knowledge of company capital and operating budget procedures. • Ability to proficiently operate a personal computer. • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data and draw valid conclusions. • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with internal and external customers. • Ability to communicate effectively and develop rapport with employees at all levels. • Ability to develop, direct and motivate a staff in a team environment. • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills.
Preferences: Professional Engineering License Six Sigma experience/certification
Strong Preference for Supervisory Experience.
Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Master , Required: Bachelor , Disciplines: Required: Engineering , Bachelor **Preferred Discipline of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering.
BHE GT&S is an interstate natural gas transmission and storage company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, with operations in 10 states. As a standalone subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy. We became a standalone subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy in November 2020.
Our employees currently operate more than 5,500 miles of transmission lines in the eastern U.S and 756 bcf of total natural gas storage — with 420 bcf of working gas capacity — along with gathering, processing and field services businesses. We also provide a variety of LNG solutions.
The energy we provide supports a number of large customers, including major utilities, power plants, and manufacturing, through numerous links to major pipelines. We are also committed to innovative and sustainable solutions that give large customers more options in moving gas safely, reliably, and efficiently in their markets. We encourage teamwork and provide a safe, rewarding work environment.