Junior Reservoir Engineer (Portuguese Language) — Brazil

at CGG
Location Brazil
Date Posted November 11, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Junior Reservoir Engineer - GCIA20151105BF 
Junior Reservoir Engineer
About CGG:
CGG is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry. Through its three complementary business divisions of Equipment, Acquisition and Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir (GGR), CGG brings value across all aspects of natural resource exploration and exploitation.

CGG employs over 8,500 people around the world, all with a Passion for Geoscience and working together to deliver the best solutions to its customers.

Job Profile
The main objective of this assignment will be to test the prototype software (SeisProdMS) that will be developed during a 2-year R&D collaboration project with Petrobras. The tests will involve running flow simulations of multiple reservoir models already made consistent with seismic data. Those tests will be run at Petrobras (CENPES) in close collaboration with their project coordinator.
Key Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for testing of SeisProdMS software
  • Responsible for prepare a report describing the results of the above tests
  • Responsible for completing other miscellaneous tasks as assigned or required


  • Constant contact with GeoConsulting and Petrobras R&D teams
  • Oral presentation of work done throughout the project duration
  • Work with prototype software on state of the art reservoir characterization
  • Work in direct collaboration with client (at the client’s office)


  • Good knowledge of reservoir simulators (ECLIPSE, CMG)
  • Capacity to work on Linux and Windows environments
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and oral
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality and professionalism
  • Hands-on, organized and strongly committed with team work
  • Good knowledge in Geophysics
  • Good knowledge in Geology and Reservoir Characterization


Key Competences:

  • Consciousness
  • Result focus
  • Initiative
  • Balanced Judgment
Typical Background:
  • MSc in Petroleum Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
  • PhD in Petroleum Engineering or Reservoir Engineering
  • Advanced English and Portuguese mandatory



: Geology, Geophysics and Reservoir

Primary Location

: Brazil


: Full-time 

Job Posting

: Nov 12, 2015

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