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    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) manages the exploration and development of the nation's offshore resources. It seeks to appropriately balance economic development, energy independence, and environmental protection through oil and gas leases, renewable energy development and environmental reviews and studies.  For information about our bureau go to: http://www.boem.gov/ 

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    This position is located with the Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Anchorage, Alaska Office, Resource & Economic Analysis Section in Anchorage, Alaska. The primary purpose of this position is to estimate the resource potential for offshore lands in the Alaska Region and to fulfill the legal mandate to assure that fair market value is received for all OCS leased lands.

    Major Duties

    1. Serves as a principal advisor and technical reservoir and tract evaluation expert to the Section Supervisor, Office of Resource Evaluation Supervisor, and the Director Anchorage, Alaska Office on matters related to the engineering and economic evaluation aspects of the OCS tract evaluation program, working principally with geologic, reservoir engineering, economic, and statistical data.
    2. Recognized within the Anchorage, Alaska Office and by Headquarters associates as the regional authoritative expert on economic assessment and evaluation computer models.
    3. Functions as an active participant, representative, and leader for the Anchorage, Alaska Office in the work associated with National Resource Assessments and the subsequent efforts related to establishing a National Program.
    4. Generates scenarios to describe the anticipated exploration, development, and transportation of oil and gas from the Alaska OCS as the result of a Federal action (e.g., lease sale, National Program, field development).
    5. Develops and utilizes appropriate methodology for the assessment of undiscovered recoverable resources for the Alaska Region and planning areas within the region, employing geological, engineering, and economic data.
    6. Independently investigates and analyzes industry costs for exploration, development, and production of offshore oil and gas fields for use in the economic evaluation of unleased tracts.
    7. Works with program specialists and management to develop leasing terms and conditions appropriate to management objectives for leasing and development.
    8. Prepares technical reports, internal memoranda, graphics and briefing materials. Oral briefings are presented to Agency and Departmental managers relating to a wide variety of decision processes in the progression of effort leading to an OCS lease sale and subsequent lease offering and tract evaluation.

    Security Clearance Required: You will be required to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Background Investigation if you are selected and hired for this position.

    BSEE has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

    Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.

    This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0881 Petroleum Engineering

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