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Senior Reservoir Engineer

  • Job reference: 913859
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 11/05/2017

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Reservoir Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities include:
Responsible for working with geophysicists, geologists and petrophysicists to ensure static and dynamic reservoir models are maintained and updated
Integration of data to develop improved understanding of reservoirs and well performance
Development of depletion plans and production forecasts. Evaluate a variety of development schemes, reservoir management strategies and review reservoir uncertainties, risks and mitigation plans.
Identify and develop opportunities that maximize economic recovery
Generate & document reserves estimates. Engage in discussions internally and with reserves auditors
Review and update short term and long term production forecasts
Review PVT data acquisition and laboratory analysis programmes as required
Support design of Reservoir Engineering SCAL as required
Contribute to technical reports, such as well proposals, decision support packages and field development plans.
Engage with JV partners and other external organisations
Participate constructively in technical assurance activities (principally Peer Assists but also Peer Reviews)
Communicate openly and effectively


Qualifications and Experience:
Educated to degree level in petroleum engineering or similar discipline.
Significant experience in reservoir engineering methods as well as a good understanding of material balance analysis, fluid characterisation, SCAL data interpretation, well-test interpretation, well performance and production forecasting
Experienced user of industry standard software, e.g. Prosper, MBAL, PVTp or PVTi, Pansys, Saphir, and Eclipse or VIP.
Experienced in risk/uncertainty analysis and development of mitigation strategies.
Broad experience of different reservoir fluid types
Experienced in field development and depletion planning
Experienced in reserves estimation.
Peer Assist/Review experience
Experienced and confident at working with internal and external stakeholders
Independent and able to work with minimum supervision.
Problem solver willing who is willing to consider new solutions and to lead discussion on adoption of non-traditional solutions.

Contract position
If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 913859.

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