Research Reservoir Engineer Location — Aberdeen

at Orion
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 24, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Contract


Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Research Reservoir Engineer, based in Aberdeen

Responsibilities will include:
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.
Develop contacts with Company staff as necessary for the execution of projects, and develop contacts outside the Company to assist same.
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.

Qualifications & Experience
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).

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 906330

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