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  • Job reference: RMS0124681

Senior Reservoir Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/02/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (20/03/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
The position is based in the Aberdeen office, within the UK Asset multidisciplinary team, reporting to the UK Subsurface Manager. The successful candidate will be proficient with dynamic simulation, preferably with Eclipse in both black oil and compositional modes. He or she should have practical expertise in the use of classical reservoir engineering methods and tools involved in decline curve analysis, material balance analysis, and nodal analysis, as well as a good understanding of geology of clastic systems, geophysics and petrophysics. Experience in offshore fields, drilling and well work operations and application of water flooding is preferred.

The key responsibilities of the role will be:
• Monitoring and evaluation of field production and injection performance, and any operational activity, with the objective of recommending operations, activities and studies aimed at maximising production and
ultimate recovery of hydrocarbons.
• Internal production forecasting and reserves review exercise. Contribute to yearly budget preparation and Field Management/Depletion Plans.
• Preparing technical justification for capital projects, including peer assists and reviews, and presenting to management for internal sanction to support investment decisions.
• Participate in partner Technical Committee Meetings and sub-surface workshops, ensuring that Marathon’s interests are represented, and challenging the operator where appropriate.
• Mentoring less experienced reservoir engineers in the UK Asset Team.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree: Bachelors Required, Masters Preferred
• Major Discipline: Reservoir or Petroleum Engineering
• Years Experience Required: Minimum of 7 years relevant experience
• Travel Required (%): Minimal (less than 10%)
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