Reservoir Engineer (20+ Years) — Australia

at Knowledge RPS
Location Australia
Date Posted September 16, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 20


Reservoir Engineer / Eclipse Simulation / Strong Carbonate Experience
6+ Months
Sydney Australia

  • Report to the Head of Subsurface Gas Development
  • Reservoir Modeling

Working closely with static modeller, develop Eclipse dynamic models for Elk-Antelope carbonate reservoirs
Minimum of Mid and Low case models, plus sensitivities - mostly dynamic

  • High case is desired if time permits
  • Depending on start date, participate in framing of modelling plans
  • Target completion - end 2015
  • Model updates post-appraisal results / year end may be required

Assist static modeller to set up their models suitable for upscaling / conversion to Eclipse
Prepare dynamic model input - including interpretations where not available

  • Identify gaps in data for requests to operator

Provide insights on - implement in models - carbonate distributed fracture networks
Draw conclusions on recovery factor range - provide input for volumetric calculations
Review operator recommendations on development plan - form independent views
Participate in technical reviews of model construction, performance and results
If required, be available to discuss modelling results with resource certifiers

  • Forecasting

Based on simulation output, provide 'type curve' input to economic analysts in appropriate format

  • Include development assumptions
  • Assist with modification of forecasts / development assumptions for different scenarios

If required, develop input to Gas Assure integrated gas forecasting tool

  • Material balance model or type curve
  • Network description
  • Well testing

Based on carbonate experience, provide advice on design and interpretation of production and interference tests

Required Skills:

  • 20+ Years experience
  • Carbonate Expertise (minimum 10 years) is required
  • Deep water experience is required
  • Bachelor degree or better in Petroleum Engineering  or related field

Company Overview:
RPS/Knowledge Reservoir is a leading engineering and geoscience consulting firm serving the global oil and gas industry. With a seasoned staff of veteran engineers and geoscientists -many having over 25 years of relevant upstream expertise -- we deliver project services, studies and resources to major, independent and national oil companies worldwide. We exist to aid our clients in the exploration, development and production of hydrocarbons in a smart, sustainable and profitable manner.

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