Example Cover Letter For Reservoir Engineer Position

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to express my interest in the position of Reservoir Engineer at your company. With nearly 10 years of experience as a reservoir engineer, I am confident that I have the skills and knowledge necessary to help drive success in this role.

I possess a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering and have extensive experience working with reservoir simulation software, enhanced oil recovery methods, as well as field development planning. I’m also knowledgeable in the technology required to produce hydrocarbons from tight formations. Additionally, I am proficient in analytical tools like decline-curve analysis, Volumetric Analysis, and STOOIP/GIIP estimations.

Throughout my career, I have demonstrated a strong focus on cost-effective reservoir management practices that maximize production and profitability. My success in this area was recognized by the Society of Petroleum Engineers which awarded me with the Outstanding Achievement Award for Young Professionals in 2019.

I am passionate about reservoir engineering and eager to apply my expertise in a new role. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss this position further with you in person. Please feel free to contact me at (555)123-4567 or via email at

Thank you for your time and consideration.


John Doe