Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Specialist - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

at Al Qabas Employment
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted August 2, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 15


Job Description

- Leads the identification and selection of the optimal development concept and project execution strategies for the deployment of Enhanced Oil Recovery(EOR) pilots and projects within the Asset.

- Provides specialized expertise in the areas of studying, designing, implementing and monitoring EOR projects utilizing miscible gas injection, chemical floods (surfactant/polymer), low salinity water floods and other flood schemes.

- Provides specialized guidance to the team in the area of EOR core flooding, advanced PVT studies, fundamental understanding of the governing recovery mechanism (swilling, vaporizing, condensing, IFT changes and wettability alterations), analytical and numerical prediction tools.
- The EOR Development Specialist is frequently called upon as the technical reference is supporting the various EOR pilot studies carried out within the EOR team.
- Empowered to exercise maximum freedom, within broad professional and industry standards, is a key,attribute of the position.
- Occupies a front-line, visible and high profiles position. Regular high level contacts with Company Management and shareholders representatives and major oil Service Company on specific technical issues related to subsurface & surface facilities activities, with the focus on CO2, low salinity and chemicals supply and handling.
Participates in EOR pilot planning and provides consultation on any work issues and progress.
- Builds strong relationships with related functions/assets up to the level of manager.
- Communicates with the shareholders with on the transfer of technology related to petroleum engineering and reservoir surveillance.
Skill Set
- Minimum of MSc in Petroleum or Reservoir Engineering.
Work Experience
- 15 years varied relevant industry experience including 8 years as a  specialist.
- Significant experience with oil filed operations and production facilities & systems.
- Strong familiarity with Polymer/surfactant  and/or Hydrocarbon gas / CO2 injections projects.
- Experienced with compositional reservoir engineering model and PVT.
- Good knowledge of the published records/ studies of EOR projects around the world
- Communication, leadership and interpersonal skills
- Excellent project management skills including business and technical risk analysis.
- Problem solving abilities

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