Exploitation Engineer - Thermal in Calgary, Canada

at Canadian Natural
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted May 14, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


As an Exploitation Engineer with the Thermal In Situ Oil Sands division, you have an opportunity to influence the overall success of Thermal operations at Canadian Natural as you use your demonstrated skills and experience to contribute to the development of strategic project plans to assist the team in reaching thermal production targets through the use of CSS, SAGD, steam flooding and other thermal technologies as required. In this role, your value focused work style and ability to integrate efficiently and effectively with a multi-discipline team will present many opportunities to advance your career in an exciting new industry and in a company dedicated to developing leaders.
Work in a team environment to create development plans and strategies for specific in-situ projectsCreate depletion and development scenarios then review the economic impacts to maximize the net present value (NPV) of the projectsMonitor production analogs to assess the impact of past operating experience on future development plansDevelop and optimize short term, annual and long-term forecasts for reservoir performanceDevelop a project justification for senior management approvalEvaluate potential acquisitions and/or joint venture dealsAssist in developing regulatory applications for projectsProvide reservoir engineering support to the project execution team during the construction phase of the projectCalculate, maintain and ensure the accuracy and integrity of the corporate reservesParticipate in the development and execution of a long term growth strategy for the company’s assets that maximizes value for our shareholders
Typically 5+ years of related industry experience with B.Sc. in EngineeringRegistration or eligibility for registration with APEGAFamiliarity with and understanding of the following:
o CSS: steam strategies, pressure management, depletion optimization, and drive-mechanism fundamentals
o SAGD: start-up procedures, conformance management, flow control devices, modelling, and depletion
o Thermal EOR: NCG/solvent co-injection processes
o Economic evaluations and exposure to field operations
o Microsoft Office Suite
To see related Exploitation/Reservoir Engineering roles at CNRL, visit: www.cnrl-careers.com/jobs/Engineering-Exploitation-Reservoir
Our Thermal In Situ Oil Sands Operations
Canadian Natural’s oil sands assets offer professionals with proven expertise an unparalleled opportunity to enhance those skills in a wide variety of projects throughout the Athabasca and Cold Lake Oil Sands areas. Your initiative as a self-starter will be maximized inside our defined growth plan strategy by utilizing leading edge CSS and SAGD technologies on long term projects to capture the value in our vast portfolio of assets. Your innovation is welcomed at Canadian Natural.

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