Reservoir Engineer (6 months) - Trinidad and Tobago

at Shell
Location Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Date Posted April 15, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Contract
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Auto req ID 49372BR Job Title Reservoir Engineer (6 months) Country of Work Location Trinidad and Tobago City, State (if applicable) Port of Spain Work Location Port of Spain - St. Clair Avenue Company Description As one of the world’s leading energy companies, Shell plays a key role in helping to meet the world’s growing energy demand in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. Shell is committed to high standards of health, safety and environmental performance; to upholding honesty, integrity and respect for people in every aspect of our operation; and to the equal treatment and development of staff. Shell has been active in Trinidad for a century. Our business activities in Trinidad include Lubricants, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) partnering and high technical coach and support for the oil & gas industry.

The world faces energy challenges that are becoming more complex each day. We’re looking for people who share our passion for taking on those challenges with cutting edge technology, innovative thinking and a commitment to properly managed risk. Shell develops and operates some of the largest and most complex projects in the world and we always endeavor to work at the leading edge of technical innovation.

Job Description

This role is available for 6 months, and will be responsible for executing reservoir engineering work and providing reservoir and petroleum engineering expertise/support to the Pre-sanction, Exploration, New Ventures & Business Development Teams in the areas of:

  • Field appraisal & development planning activities
  • Prospect evaluations for input to EAC approvals, Opportunity Screening PRI updates & Licence rounds
  • Asset evaluations related to farm-in, farm-out and M&A activity
  • Reserves and Resource evaluation and reporting process

Principal Accountabilities include:

Primary Development Team

  • Support Concept Select, including production profiles for concept decision analysis
  • Complete the reservoir engineering portions of Field Development Plan
  • Provide reservoir engineering inputs for Basis for Well Design and Well Proposals
  • Co-ordinate business plan forecasting profiles and reporting inputs
  • Support resource volumes and reporting updates
  • Support application of production system modelling for integrated development forecasting and optimization

New Development Team Support

  • Provide reservoir engineering technical support to new development team(s) as required

Exploration Support

  • Update exploration prospect volumes incorporating reprocessed seismic
  • Carry out exploration prospect MBal modelling


  • Follow Shell Life Savings rules
  • Ensure the quality of reservoir engineering inputs to key process safety deliverables (basis for design, HAZOPs)
  • Minimum five (5) years experience as a reservoir engineer in a variety of reservoir and fluid types, in different geological settings.
  • Experienced in reservoir modelling and simulation and skilled user of Eclipse.
  • Experience with offshore gas developments and Wells, Facilities and Reservoir Management (optimisation) an advantage.
  • Experienced in uncertainty modelling relevant Reservoir Engineering software and workflows (PVT, SCAL, reserves, decline analyses, well modelling & nodal analysis).
  • Sound understanding of associated subsurface and other related disciplines (eg. geology, geophysics, drilling, facilities, economics), with proven ability to operate effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment and to promote integrated working practices.
  • Good understanding of the reserves reporting process and the associated standards and guidelines.
  • Good understanding of the commercial drivers of an Upstream Asset or willingness to develop commercial understanding

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