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  • Job reference: RMS0098230

Reservoir Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Sunbury
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/08/2011
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The Company:
A Major Oil & Gas Operator

The Role:
The successful candidate will report to a team leader and will work within an integrated team environment. The following roles and responsibilities are envisaged:

• Parameterisation of geocellular models for use in reservoir simulation.
• Quantifying the impact of uncertainties on the dynamic performance of the reservoir.
• Subsurface technical support for New wells delivery team in the completion of wells SORs
• Linking the data acquisition and surveillance plan to effective reservoir management, risk mitigation and production forecasting.
• Oversight and management of 3rd party technical work (including special core analysis and PVT analysis).
• Involvement in depletion planning and future additional opportunity identification
• Working as part of an integrated, multidisciplinary, subsurface team.
• Mentoring of less experienced Angolan nationals where appropriate.
• Liaison with the other subsurface teams across our client portfolio.
• Presenting technical work to partners at quarterly update meeting.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• BSc or higher in an engineering discipline or Physics, Maths, Chemistry and relevant RE experience in the oil/gas industry
• A sound understanding of the principles of field development planning, depletion planning and risk and uncertainty evaluation
• Skilful in Reservoir Simulation (i.e. Nexus, VIP, Eclipse, StreamCalc, etc.); TDRM and classical RE evaluation techniques (Material Balance, Pressure Transient and Nodal analysis, etc.).
• Experience in Integrated Asset Modelling (GAP, MBAL and Prosper analysis)
• Experience in waterflood management
• Experience in PVT analysis
• Experience in Special Core analysis (relative permeability, capillary pressure, etc.)
• Strong communications skills, including the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of technical specialists and partners
• Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team (petrophysicists, geophysicists, geologists, drilling and completion engineers) and an ability to communicate results and inter

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience of gas injection in oil reservoirs
• Experience of well and facilities engineering
• Experience of modeling applications such as RMS /Petrel/Earthvision
• Ability to integrate input from other Subsurface disciplines
• Compliance with quality and HSSE organisational standards
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