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  • Job reference: RMS0146907

Senior Reservoir Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/09/2014
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The Company:
Our client's UK business is a fully integrated upstream exploration and production company. The client continues to invest in and build on its existing portfolio of oil and gas assets, to maintain its position as one of the top exploration and production companies working in the UK North Sea and secure it’s long term future in the region.

We have an exciting opportunity which has arisen in the Subsurface team for a Senior Reservoir Engineer.

The Role:

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary asset team, responsible for reservoir engineering input to Asset Development teams
At the senior level, the job holder will be expected to work on their own initiative will be involved in technically challenging projects which require the application of technical expertise.


 Responsible for a wide range of reservoir engineering activities, including:
 Reservoir management on existing fields to maximise economic recovery
 Dynamic reservoir modelling and well test analysis
 Generating production forecasts and reserves estimates
 Identification of infill drilling targets
 Planning and execution of technical programmes in conjunction with drilling/well operations teams.
 Provides input to field development, exploration and drilling plans.
 Participates in peer reviews, and contributes to management and joint venture partner meetings.
 Senior Reservoir Engineer will take a lead role in
 Supporting the Asset Development Manager in opportunity identification and maturation
 Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other reservoir engineers
 Project management
 Monitoring and applying new technologies


 Other development team members
 Operational/Drilling teams
 Project/Appraisal engineering teams
 Commercial teams


 JV/industry peers
 Regulatory authorities e.g. HSE, DECC
 Reserves audit teams
 Technical networks
 Specialist consultants/study teams

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

 Previous experience in a similar role
 Proven ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams
 Good understanding of reservoir management
 Good working knowledge of reservoir engineering techniques
 Good working knowledge of reservoir simulation and material balance software
 Good understanding of the commercial implications of reservoir engineering activities
 Up to date knowledge of technological developments, industry initiatives, etc.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:

 Experience of working in an Operator environment
 Experience of using ECLIPSE software
 Experience with economic evaluations


 Good problem-solving skills
 Good communication skills, including making presentations and technical report-writing
 Pragmatic team player
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