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RBL Petroleum Engineer

Houston, TX

RBL Engineer

The Senior Engineer will reside in the Americas Credit Department and will be responsible for the following:

  • The analysis of both third party and company-provided engineering reports associated with scheduled and interim Borrowing Base re-determinations. The analysis will include an evaluation of volumes, production curves, LOS, pricing and differentials and other relevant data to both verify the validity of the reports and projections, and to make independent observations and conclusions. The analysis will be conducted under the RBL credit policy.
  • Providing to non-engineer colleagues reports that clearly identify and asses the risk associated with the evaluated reserves, as well as provide reconciliations and projections.

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  • Analyzing opportunities outside of the normal Borrowing Base re-determinations in order to provide engineering risk guidance to the deal teams pitching or evaluating new opportunities in the U.S. or Canada, including financing, M&A advisory or project finance and/or for credit risk assessment of E+P's as counterparties in Midstream transactions.
  • Proposing Mizuho price deck for RBLs, which is, per policy, reset quarterly.
  • Attending bank meetings and calls, especially if said meetings involve a technical discussion. The individual will travel for many of these meetings. Additionally, where requested, the Engineer may accompany deal team colleagues to meetings where technical expertise is required.
  • Acting as the liaison for engineers at partner banks and clients
  • Analyzing opportunities from a financial aspect, connecting reserve evaluations with corporate performance and sustainability

  • Requirements:
    • Must have a petroleum engineering degree and 15+ years of experience, with recent experience as a commercial or corporate bank engineer preferred
    • Extensive experience in evaluating multiple U.S. onshore basins; some experience in GOM, Canadian and other international basins
    • Effective communicator to non-engineer professionals
    • Experience in relevant software (Aries, PhDWin) and willingness to establish use of these tools as the bank's standard practice
    • Supervisory experience preferred


    Other requirements

    Mizuho has in place a hybrid working program, with varying opportunities for remote work depending on the nature of the role, needs of your department, as well as local laws and regulatory obligations.

    Company Overview

    Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is the 15th largest bank in the world as measured by total assets of ~$2 trillion. Mizuho's 60,000 employees worldwide offer comprehensive financial services to clients in 35 countries and 800 offices throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia. Mizuho Americas is a leading provider of corporate and investment banking services to clients in the US, Canada, and Latin America. Through its acquisition of Greenhill, Mizuho provides M&A, restructuring and private capital advisory capabilities across Americas, Europe and Asia. Mizuho Americas employs approximately 3,500 professionals, and its capabilities span corporate and investment banking, capital markets, equity and fixed income sales & trading, derivatives, FX, custody and research. Visit .

    Mizuho Americas offers a competitive total rewards package.

    We are an EEO/AA Employer -M/F/Disability/Veteran.

    We participate in the E-Verify program.

    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


    Client-provided location(s): Houston, TX, USA
    Job ID: Mizuho-R4285
    Employment Type: Full Time