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  • Job reference: RMS0121278

Studies Reservoir Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/03/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a global, diversified, upstream oil and gas company, headquartered in Canada with three main operating areas are North America, the North Sea and Southeast Asia. The Company also has a portfolio of international exploration opportunities. The Company is committed to conducting business safely, in a socially and environmentally responsible manner, and is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability (North America) Index. The Company is listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

The Role:
You will be responsible for the long-term management, development and optimisation of large, mature fields and associated satellites. Utilising simulation models or other analytical techniques, you will identify and evaluate opportunities to optimise economic recovery. You will provide long-term production and reserves estimates quantifying areas of uncertainty, as well as identifying and evaluating incremental business opportunities.

Position Overview and Responsibilities:

Reservoir Management Strategy
• Develop a reservoir management strategy for each field to maximise production and optimise the economic recovery.
• Work with the Operations Reservoir Engineer to develop a cost effective monitoring strategy to verify the integrity of the reservoir management strategy.
Opportunity Identification and Evaluation
• Build and maintain appropriate reservoir models incorporating geoscience interpretations of static reservoir properties.
• Identify options to increase production and optimise recovery.
• As part of a multidisciplinary subsurface team, evaluate the incremental production and reserves for each opportunity. Describe the key risks and quantify the uncertainties.
• Maintain a ranked inventory of development opportunities for the field.
• Identify and develop study and monitoring programmes to improve understanding and reduce the uncertainty and risks associated with the development options.
• In conjunction with other function groups prepare a business case describing the opportunity, detailing the benefits, costs and risks.
• Provide short-term business planning production forecasts as required.
• Develop Life of Field production profiles and maintain auditable booked reserves estimates and reserves reports.
Data Management and Administration
• Provide input to the business planning processes.
• Write concise reports for all studies and maintain comprehensive, accessible, up-to-date records of input and interpreted data.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Engineering or Geoscience degree
• Experience in Reservoir engineering with Oil & Gas operating companies
• UKCS experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams
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