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Senior Reservoir Engineer

  • Job reference: 917874
  • Location: Algeria
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Geologists
  • Date posted: 19/01/2018

Reporting to the Subsurface Team Leader, the Reservoir Engineer is a member of the IA multidisciplinary subsurface team. The Reservoir Engineer will:

  • Have a central role in reservoir management and drainage strategy
  • Assist in reporting to shareholders and authorities
  • Assist in well planning
  • Perform dynamic reservoir modelling, including history matching with specific responsibility for providing bi-quarterly reference cases to owners and more regular updates as necessary
  • Have a mentoring role for less experienced engineers
  • Identify and justify surveillance requirements required to optimise and maximise reservoir productivity
  • Contribute to the hands on interaction with departments in the integrated planning process as well as in the operation of the field itself
  • University degree in petroleum engineering or equivalent (Bachelor or above) + 10 years' experience in reservoir engineering

In addition to good general understanding of reservoir engineering principles the following special requirements apply:

  • In depth knowledge of Eclipse (E100 and E300) including network options
  • Good hands on knowledge of history matching
  • Considerable experience in reservoir model construction using RMS IPL or other scripting incl. visual basic (Excel macros)
  • IPM software (Mbal, GAP, Prosper)
  • Knowledge of well test and log interpretation software (Emeraud/Saphir) would also be beneficial

  • Track record in HSE commitment and delivery is essential
  • Excellent communicating skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Positive attitude, demonstrating drive and determination
  • Team player, committed to building good working relationships)
  • Ability to handle challenges and take initiative, while being independent and creative)
  • Good command of English necessary, knowledge of French is an advantage

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