Contract Petroleum/Reservoir Engineer in Newbury, United Kingdom

at Oil Plus
Location Newbury, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 28, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Date: Thu 28 June 18

We are looking for a petroleum or reservoir engineer to assist our petroleum engineering team on a short-term contract basis at our Headquarters in Newbury, UK.

The work primarily involves conducting specialist desktop reservoir simulation studies. The position will also include project leading multi-disciplinary studies, with offshore and onshore field analysis, process audits and operational support.

Conduct reservoir simulation studies using a variety of industry standard and in-house tools – modelling studies will involve mainly reservoir souring, scaling, corrosion, fracture and injectivity, nodal well analysis, etc
Contribute to and generate novel work scopes and procedures to keep Oil Plus at the forefront of specialised oilfield reservoir simulations
Manage cost and time constraints
Perform risk assessments
Writing technical reports and papers for journals/publications
Keep up to date with new software developments and updates
A BSc or MSc in Petroleum Engineering
Experience of well injectivity index computations for PWRI and other injection scenarios
Experience of general reservoir simulation using reservoir and specialised near-wellbore simulation tools
Experience of industry-standard 3D software in reservoir, injectivity and fracture and reservoir souring simulations such as Eclipse, PetrelRE, PVTSim, SourSimRL® and REVEAL
Experience of other production engineering tools such Multiflash and Scalechem will be an advantage
Experience of building simple and complex reservoir grids to represent varied waterflood patterns (5, 7 spot wells, etc.) in reservoir modelling
Knowledge and understanding of oil and gas field reservoir geology, well design/completion, fluid flow, rock properties, PVT analysis and production processes
On-site field experience and familiarity with oil production operations, either onshore or offshore
Ability to work on both small and large multi-disciplinary projects, either as the project leader or as part of a project team
Team working, organisation, a pro-active attitude and a willingness to carry out roles not always part of the day to day work activities
Intermediate/advanced skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and project management tools
Good presentation skills for delivery of project and research data to clients, and at industry forums and conferences
Familiarity with health and safety regulations

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