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Petroleum Engineering Specialist / Reservoir Simulation

  • Job reference: 918506
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Chemical Engineering, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 02/03/2018

Opportunity to develop and manage world-class fields, reservoirs and reserves. We are looking for experienced professionals to join us at our state-of-the-art Exploration and Petroleum Engineering team in Dhahran. The petroleum engineers conduct pioneering research, introduce new technologies and provide specialized engineering services as part of our customized reservoir simulation practices.
This senior technical role requires an expert in reservoir simulation to provide expert advice and guidance to the business of reservoir simulation.

BS degree in engineering, geology, geophysics or physics. M.S. or Ph.D. is desirable. But not required.

Minimum of 10 years of intensive experience in the area of reservoir simulation. A training history of appropriate specialized courses and seminars is expected. Technical publications are valued but in-depth practical experience is paramount.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams and to communicate ideas clearly with specialists in reservoir characterization and geologic modeling, petro-physical evaluation, core analysis, reservoir management, and production engineering.

Extensive working knowledge of standard vendor applications for pre and post processing of simulation data and Assisted History Matching software and workflow.

Lead and participate in integrated reservoir simulation studies which include data analysis, model construction, history matching, calibration and prediction.

Act as technical advisor to management regarding best practices for reservoir simulation and modeling topics.

Apply special simulation modeling techniques such as fracture modeling, compositional, coupling surface and sub-surface modeling, and complex well and smart completions.

Study and propose alternatives to optimize field development and maximize hydrocarbon recovery from new and mature fields.

Provide expert mentoring, training and teach in-house technical courses to develop young engineers.

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