Principal Engineer Reservoir Technology DPB PTE in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

at Equinor
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Posted July 25, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


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Development and production Brazil (DPB) is responsible for the company’s operations and business development in Brazil. DPBs ambition is to develop safe and sustainable value growth in Brazil, shaping the future of energy and bringing progress for society. Equinor has been present in Brazil since 2001 and is located with head office in Rio de Janeiro. The company has a diverse portfolio with activities at all stages including: - Exploration licenses (Campos, Espirito Santo and Santos basin), - Operated producing asset: Peregrino field (Campos Basin), that is our largest operated international offshore operation; - Partner operated licenses: Roncador field (Campos Basin) in partnership with Petrobras - Project Development: BM-C-33 (Campos Basin) and Carcará (Pre-salt development in Santos basin) - Renewable energy: Apodi solar project in partnership with Scatec Solar (which is under construction in the Ceará state)
Development and production Brazil (DPB) is responsible for the company’s operations and business development in Brazil. DPBs ambition is to develop safe and sustainable value growth in Brazil, shaping the future of energy and bringing progress for society. Equinor has been present in Brazil since 2001 and is located with head office in Rio de Janeiro. The company has a diverse portfolio, with activities operating at all stages. These include: • Operated producing asset, Peregrino field (Campos Basin), which is Equinor’s largest operated international offshore operation;• Operated presalt project developments, BM-C-33 (Campos Basin) and Carcará (Santos basin);• Partner operated asset, Roncador field (Campos Basin) in partnership with Petrobras;• Exploration licenses (Campos, Espirito Santo and Santos basins); • Renewable energy, Apodi solar project in partnership with Scatec Solar (under construction in the Ceará state).br>
Job Description
• 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: o Participate in planning of and establish objectives for drill stem testso Establish premises for fluid sampling;• Follow-up of external studies (SCAL, PVT, etc.) and define SCAL, PVT input data for reservoir simulations;• Comply with Equinor governing documents and standards;• Participate and share performed work in license meetings with partners• Some traveling should be anticipated
• Minimum 10 years´ experience with proven deliveries;• Good understanding of petroleum industry value chain;• Broad technological background within reservoir/petroleum engineering, preferably from carbonate reservoirs. Pre-salt reservoir geology experience is an advantage; • Experience from reservoir engineering methods, preferably in pre-salt reservoirs, in particular:o History matching experience from a field in productiono Experience with modelling of fractures/excess permeability features is an advantage;• Significant hands-on experience with standard reservoir simulation/engineering tools such as, Eclipse E300, RMS, 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: o Well test analysis and planning o Geomodelling o Dual perm /dual porosity modelling
Personal Qualities
• Proactive by nature, takes initiative and has ability to work independently as needed; • Embraces cooperation with others;• Willing to test and utilize new technology and methods;• 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 "I am safety" expectationsUse foresight, and identify opportunities and challenges Be imaginative, ambitious and stimulate new ideas Challenge accepted truths and enter unfamiliar territory Make clear demands on each other and push for constructive change Understand and manage risk Be truthful and act with integrity Be curious, work together and share experience Promote and value diversity Communicate in a precise way, give and accept constructive feedback Bring up ethical issues and challenges immediately Deliver on promises Continuously develop sound expertise, demonstrate commercial awareness and customer orientation Strive for simplification and clarity, and focus on value-adding activities Act decisively and be loyal to decisions Show dedication and endurance, follow through and pay attention to important details Cause zero harm to people and prevent accidents Reduce the negative impact of our activities and products on the environment Act within the law and comfortably within our own ethical policy Demonstrate social responsibility and contribute to sustainable development Respect the individual, help others to succeed and contribute to a positive working environment
We Offer
Not just a job: a career. We encourage you to take advantage of the many opportunities our global company offers, and empower you to build your career across multiple disciplines and geographies, exchange ideas and learn from others.Rewards. We offer a range of reward programmes within one Equinor framework adapted to the local market. This includes competitive salary, variable pay schemes and a share savings plan. Wellness and work-life balance. Our employees’ health and well-being is a priority and we encourage our people to make use of our flexible work arrangements to help balance their work and home lives efficiently. An inclusive culture. Embracing an inclusive culture is a fundamental part of our values, and leveraging our diverse perspectives and experiences help us deliver together.
General Information
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your CV in English. Applications submitted without such attachment will unfortunately not be evaluated.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.All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.

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