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  • Job reference: RMS0133005

Senior Reservoir Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/11/2013
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The Company:
My Client is a global market leader among the world’s integrated energy companies – applying innovative technologies to discover and develop valuable energy resources, providing high-quality products to the marketplace to meet growing energy needs and is proud to be a part of this vital industry and has a net Income of over $3.5 billion.

The Role:
The position is based in the Aberdeen office,within the UK Asset multidisciplinary team,reporting to the UK Subsurface Manager. The key focus for the successful candidate will be to support, and in some cases lead,specific projects within the Brae asset, and may also be involved in monitoring the performance of the BP operated Foinaven field. 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 person will be able to work in a multidisciplinary team in integration with other groups, take initiatives, communicate effectively, demonstrate excellent technical skills, as well as a track record of value creation and drive for results.

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. Manage the Foinaven and other Brae asset reserves/resources portfolio in compliance with the SEC regulation.
•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
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