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Works in New Business Development / NV Team to identify, screen, evaluate, pursue and capture high-quality new opportunities, essential for VAALCO’s continued growth. Initial focus will be opportunities which consist of both undeveloped field discoveries and undiscovered exploration potential. Therefore, the ability to apply new field and mature field knowledge to undrilled prospects is essential for the successful candidate. Works with Production Engineering Team on longer-term, asset-specific Reservoir Engineering projects for VAALCO’s Gabon and Equatorial Guinea fields, as dictated by business need.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Reservoir or Petroleum Engineering or similar and at least 12 years of directly related experience in Development and/or Production environments working primarily with conventional reservoirs. Experience in offshore West Africa is strongly preferred.

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This position offers exceptional compensation, incentive and benefits packages.


Principals only. No recruiter calls or unsolicited resumes will be accepted.


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