Leading/Principal Engineer Reservoir Technology in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

at Equinor Brasil Energia Lt
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Posted October 30, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Reservoir engineering work in pre-salt field development projects

Perform reservoir simulations, as well as utilizing analytical reservoir engineering methods

Establish drainage strategies in close integration with field development planning team

Design and perform dynamic uncertainty analyses based on actual development concept(s)

Participate in planning of, and ensure an optimal data acquisition program in appraisal wells and future production/injection wells:

Participate in planning of and establish objectives for drill stem tests

Establish premises for fluid sampling

Follow-up of external studies (SCAL, PVT, etc.) and define SCAL, PVT input data for reservoir simulations

Ensure that the reservoir engineering work is done in accordance with Equinor´s requirements

Participate and share performed work in license meetings with partners

Some traveling should be anticipated
Minimum 10 years´ experience with proven deliveries

Broad technological background within reservoir/petroleum engineering, preferably from carbonate reservoirs. Pre-salt reservoir geology experience is an advantage.

Experience from reservoir engineering methods in carbonate reservoirs, and pre-salt reservoirs in particular:

History matching experience from pre-salt fields an advantage

Experience with modelling of fractures/excess permeability features an advantage

Significant hands-on experience with commercial reservoir simulation/engineering tools such as, Eclipse 100, Petrel RE. Working knowledge with Kappa suite, MBAL and/or PVTSim is an advantage.

Experience with early phase project development as well as fields in production

Experience with these topics would be an advantage:

Well test analysis and planning in pre-salt reservoirs


Dual perm/dual porosity modelling

Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications.

Personal Qualities
Proactive by nature, takes initiative and has ability to work independently as needed.

Embraces cooperation with others.

Ability to drive internal processes through interaction with other organizational units.

Ability to handle a high work load and tight deadlines when needed. Performs well under pressure.

Creative, independent and flexible in a multicultural business environment.

Team player with ability to work and communicate across disciplinary borders.

Ability to take and give constructive feedback.

Good communication skills and strong command of the English and Portuguese language, both oral and written.

Ability to live by our safety and security expectations.

We Offer
We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
General Information
Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Portuguese. Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.

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