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Senior Reservoir Engineer

  • Job reference: 934845
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: neg
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 07/04/2021

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


Evaluate resources and reserves ranges of field development projects in association with his / her G&G colleagues. Expected to provide an evaluation of subsurface risks and uncertainties of these projects. Fluent in reservoir simulation techniques, model building, decline curve analysis.

Performs analysis of field and well production behaviour incorporating G&G understanding of the field in order to define the reservoir management strategy and to propose production optimising operations. Prepares Well Intervention Requests and WSOR documents.

May be called offshore to witness relevant operations such as PLT's, perforations, Cased hole Pulse Neutron logging, Well Testing, offshore PVT sampling and production chemistry. Usually delegated to less experienced engineers.

Performs yearly reserves and profile evaluations for the Prime, LTP exercises. Performs prospect evaluations, data rooms, and Direct Resource Opportunities studies.

Mentors less experienced Reservoir Engineers.

Apply Company's Health, Safety and Environment Policy and Safety Management System

To identify and promote value adding opportunities (i.e. production and reserves increases)

Performing reserves / resources evaluation autonomously in accordance with Group standards and within tight timelines

Responsible for WSOR and Well Intervention geosciences inputs, in particular for safety critical parameters such as reservoir pressure evaluations and fluid properties.

Managing HQ or external studies. Develops budget recommendations for technical work.

Plays a key technical role in projects / 2G&R studies. Demonstrates initiative and leadership within the 2G&R team.

Experience & Qualifications:

BSc Hons Degree in Engineering or related discipline (MSc preferred)

Significant experience in reservoir engineering related topics in the oil industry, including field experience of reservoir monitoring activities (i.e. witnessing DST, wireline logging, perforations). Has performed project development studies sanctioned by a REGIS or equivalent peer reviews. Has experience in preparation and follow up of well construction operations (i.e. WSOR preparation, completion design)

Good understanding of geological and geophysical concepts such as sequential stratigraphy correlations, geophysical interpretation, seismic acquisition and processing.

Good understanding of project economics, well construction concepts and hazards, completion operations and design, well lift performance, allocation.

Reference in terms of Reservoir Engineering techniques. Able to mentor less experienced reservoir Engineers.

Offshore certification

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 ……………….

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