Exploitation Engineer in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Orion Group
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted December 21, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


PermanentOur client is currently recruiting for the position of Exploitation Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

Duties & Responsibilities to include:-
Provide production forecasts and reserve assessments through application of analytical and numerical practices on assigned assets. Strong emphasis on analogue and offset analysis to underpin conclusions of reservoir engineering evaluation.
Ensure that the well stock is fully optimised (monitoring daily production, responding to operational constraints etc) in conjunction with the Production Engineer
Manage voidage and maximise total water injection to optimise its distribution in the reservoir for maximum production value. Manage any gas constraints on the field.
Maintain the life of field Reservoir Management Plan
Evaluate the results of new wells and understand what has been learnt to apply to subsequent opportunities
Involvement in maintaining and updating the existing reservoir models
Perform economic analysis for value adding opportunities.
Working together and providing coordination and leadership in a cross functional team. Focus on appropriate technical work to make aligned risked based conclusions and recommendations.
Identify and assess subsurface uncertainty and risk in opportunity/prospect evaluation.
Conduct pore pressure reviews to ensure the appropriate information is incorporated in the well design
Work to a self-defined timeline to meet project requirements, delivering the right work in order to meet project targets and milestones
Provide economic analysis in to support project recommendations.
Find innovative ways of finding value to exceed project targets
Effective communicate of project strategy, progress and recommendations to leadership team and external stakeholders
Share reserve assessments to independent third party auditors.
Review and refine Budget and Life of Field plans on assigned fields in collaboration with team consistent with the overall business priorities.

Experience & Qualifications:
Bachelor in Science or Engineering
Master in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent experience
Understanding of the oil and gas industry
Fundamentals of fluid flow in porous media
Reservoir engineering analytical skills; pore pressure assessment; decline curve analysis; offset and analogue analysis; material balance; well test analysis, well performance modelling; PVT and SCAL analysis; facility constraint assessment
Subsurface risk assessment; identification, quantification and mitigation

Permanent 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 923156.

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