Research Reservoir Engineer, Aberdeen

at Worldwide-Recruitment-Solutions
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted April 13, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Must Already Have Work Rights Yes


Reference J9655 Location Aberdeenshire, Scotland Sector Engineering
Research Reservoir Engineer, Aberdeen

There are significant growth opportunities for the Company, which are becoming increasingly technically and commercially challenging. The Company needs a first class Reservoir Engineering research function to ensure that it remains at the forefront of emerging technology in this area. This will also help deliver profitable growth in this demanding environment and to ensure that the right opportunities are pursued on the basis of sound economic and risk evaluation. The Reservoir Engineering Research has an important role to play in the overall management of Reservoir Engineering activities within the Company.


• Conduct research into one or more of the reservoir engineering projects (coding algorithms and testing them on synthetic and real data) in accordance with the defined work plan, under the supervision of the team and/or Project Leader.
• Develop a sound understanding of best technical practice and apply this routinely.
• Maintain awareness of new developments in the field of projects undertaken.
• Initiate studies/ analyses to resolve technical issues.
• Report research results in written form and through internal/ external (conference) presentations.
• Produce all work to appropriate quality and on time whilst accepting individual responsibility for their activities.
• Participate in the interchange of ideas and knowledge within a research pluri-disciplinary environment.


Entry level position:
• Preferably PhD in Res. Engineering or Petroleum Geosciences related discipline with possibly some relevant experience in a professional environment.
• Familiar with principles of multi-phase flow in porous media, hydrocarbon phase behaviour, oil recovery processes, reservoir modelling and simulation.
• In depth knowledge of one or more technical field related to applied reservoir engineering: computational fluid mechanics, optimization, numerical analysis, geo-statistics, reservoir monitoring, history matching, etc.
• Computer and workstation literacy and familiarity with reservoir modelling and simulation software.
• Computer programming skills.
• Report-writing and communication skills (presentation and intra-team communication).

Must have authorisation to work in the European Union

If you feel you have the experience and qualifications necessary for this role then please get in touch with me as soon as possible. Either get in touch with Robbie Joseph at WRS HQ (click on our website for details) or apply on the link attached and I will get in touch with all successful candidates as soon as I can.

Job Ref: J9655

Related Posts