Reservoir Development Engineer - Calgary, Canada

at Husky
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted May 25, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.
We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.
Husky is currently looking for a Reservoir Development Engineer.  The Reservoir Development Engineer will create development plans to advance Husky Energy’s Emerging Oil Sands properties to first production as well as generate related short term & long term budget and development details while fostering a safe and effective HOIMS environment.
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Promote and maintain a HOIMS culture within each Husky project
  • Working in a diverse multi-disciplined team, generate, present and execute subsurface development projects to advance new development areas at Sunrise to first production within AER boundaries.
  • Provide Thermal Reservoir Engineering Support (ie. Well spacing, drainage mechanisms)
  • Simulate different scenarios to understand drivers and pick optimum
  • Develop and update the 5 year plan for Sunrise development
  • Support Regulatory Application Process
  • Keep informed of new oil sands technology with possible applications and stay knowledgeable of competitor performance in thermal projects.
  • Stay in contact with Reservoir Surveillance Team to understand current Production Performance and ensure learnings are transferred to Development work


Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • MSc or PhD
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a professional engineer with APEGA
  • Prior experience with Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) or other applicable thermal experiences
  • A minimum 5 years of experience in the oil and gas industry in the areas of production/reservoir engineering
  • Well-developed computer skills are required with proficiency Microsoft office suite
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills with the ability to quickly understand the Company's corporate culture/environment

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