Jr. Reservoir Engineer in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

at Shell
Location Santa Cruz de la Sierra, United States
Date Posted January 29, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

Company Description
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories.
 
Shell in Bolivia (now encompassing the BG Bolivia assets) operates the La Vertiente Block which gathers natural gas from six different fields into a single processing plant and has participating interests in the Margarita and Itaú fields. Production is sold to the Argentine, Brazilian, and domestic markets. The Margarita field is part of the Caipipendi Block and one of the largest producing assets in Bolivia. In 2013, BG Bolivia was awarded rights to explore and further develop the Huacareta Block, the largest undeveloped area in Bolivia, which is 4 times as large as the Caipipendi Block.
We deliver energy responsibly, aiming to meet society’s energy demands today and in the future in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. We operate safely with respect to our neighbors and work to minimize our environmental impact.
 
We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

 Job Description  

A Junior Reservoir Engineer (RE) is required to support the evaluation, integration and processing of reservoir data.
The position is expected to contribute to the value adding development plans for Shell Bolivia fields, ensuring business plan production and reserves targets are achieved. 
The Jr. RE would help in the management and maintenance of the reserves base and will participate of technical approvals for reserves determination and project sanction.
The successful candidate will Integrate data and workflows across the Shell Bolivia technical, financial and commercial departments, providing technical recommendations in liaison with NOJV partners.
The Jr. RE would also represent Shell in technical matters related to reserves with government.

 
Requirements
The successful candidate must have:

Petroleum Engineer degree;
Fluency in both English and Spanish;
2-4 years of professional work experience;
Operatorship experience;
Good command of Petroleum Expert tools such as GAP, MBAL, Prosper;
Awareness of reserves estimate, reservoir monitoring and surveillance, PVT sampling, PLT interpretation, etc.
Uncertainty and risk analysis knowledge is a requirement.

 
Desirable competences & experience:

MSc. in Petroleum Engineer would be considered an asset;
Experience analyzing well tests and PTA preferably with Kappa software will be valued;
Dual porosity awareness and fractured reservoir behavior is an advantage;
Use of reservoir simulation tools such as Petrel/Eclipse is desirable.  

 

IMPORTANT: due to system issues, the option "Bolivia" is currently unavailable on the "Country/Region of Interest" section of this application process. Therefore, when you reach this particular section after starting your application, please select another country in Latin America region, and keep in mind that this will not affect your application in any way.
 
 
 

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