Petroleum Engineer in South Africa

at Bryte Insurance
Location South Africa
Date Posted September 14, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


City of Johannesburg, GautengWe are looking for Petroleum Engineers to assist with the location of natural petroleum reservoirs and to devise the best methods of extraction. The Petroleum Engineers responsibilities include discovering new petroleum reservoirs, developing costefficient, effective methods of petroleum recovery, extracting and producing oil and gas from underground reservoirs, and developing new ways to extract oil and gas from older reservoirs.

To be a successful Petroleum Engineer, you should have strong mathematical, analytical, and problemsolving skills. You should have an indepth knowledge of extraction techniques and principles, and be willing to travel to and live in possibly harsh and unfriendly locations. Petroleum Engineer Responsibilities Analyzing, interpreting, and monitoring the geological formation data to ascertain the extraction risks and the best methods of extraction. Using surveys, testing, and analysis to evaluate new reservoirs to determine profits and to create lowcost drilling and extraction plans. Generating computersimulated models for drilling formation and equipment, ensuring and designing the best tools and equipment for extraction, and managing machinery and production costs.


A Bachelors degree in Petroleum, Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, or related Engineering field. An indepth, creative knowledge of extraction techniques and principles. Good IT, research, and survey skills. Strong technical, analytical, numerical, and problemsolving skills. Good communication, interpersonal, and team working skills. The willingness and ability to be held accountable for multimillion dollar operations. The willingness and ability to work in remote locations, with harsh climates and often unfriendly locals.

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