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Senior Reservoir Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/11/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (02/01/20)
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Key Accountabilities:
* Lead the design, maintenance and history matching of fit-for-purpose dynamic reservoir simulation models for various operated and non-operated fields
* Utilise classical reservoir engineering techniques such as material balance and decline curves as appropriate to support the models
* Identify and drive opportunities for reserves progression and increased production from the assigned producing assets, with a view to maximising value and reserves for the company
* Assess opportunities for future infill wells, work overs and near-field exploration targets and prepare well recommendations and AFEs as appropriate
* Update and document the opportunity hopper regularly
* Perform (and/or manage) relevant Reservoir Engineering studies (e.g. PVT, core, well test) where required
* Work as an integrated team member with geoscientists, drilling, and production engineers to plan and design development wells, monitor well tests and field performance and optimise production
* Active participation in relevant external reviews (e.g. OGA), JV meetings and other ad-hoc technical meetings, representing as operator
* Develop production and reserve booking profiles for input in to business unit report, CAD and year end reserves
* Planning and preparations for CoP, as and when required
* Provide peer assist support and hands-on technical support to other asset teams and BD initiatives as required
* Mentor less experienced reservoir engineers

Major Challenges:
* Subsurface recommendations to other relevant disciplines and management to secure their implementation
* Ability to work independently, but also work effectively within a multi-discipline team environment to develop clear, business-focussed recommendations and appropriate work-programmes

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A degree in Engineering or a related discipline. Preferably a post-graduate qualification in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline
* Extensive experience as a Reservoir Engineer with an E&P Operator working on a broad range of operated development and production projects
* Preferably both oil and gas fields
* Substantial experience in dynamic modelling, history matching and sensitivity analysis using Eclipse (or similar) software
* Track record of proactively proposing and implementing successful reservoir management recommendations
* Experience and detailed understanding of well operations, well tests and completions
* Fully competent reservoir engineer with classical reservoir engineering skills
* Up to date working knowledge of technical software including Eclipse, Petrel, Petroleum Experts (GAP, PVT, MBal etc.) analytical tools, and Microsoft Office
* Familiarity with hydrocarbon resources estimation and reporting


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