Reservoir Engineer Advisor in Muscat, Oman

at Occidental Petroleum
Location Muscat, Oman
Date Posted June 6, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The Reservoir Engineer Advisor is required to support the future development potential in Block 62 and to help on setting and achieving the appraisal/development program of the new Block-30. The Reservoir Engineer Advisor will provide reservoir engineering support for B62 RMT in the areas of reservoir management, development, and reserves. The Reservoir Engineer Advisor will work closely with geoscientists to develop and evaluate opportunities to conduct well intervention, drilling opportunities, field optimization strategies, data acquisition, depletion options in under-developed parts of existing fields, and development of new fields. Other responsibilities include developing production forecasts, budget preparation and reserves estimation.

The Reservoir Engineer Advisor responsibilities include but not limited to:

Identify and evaluate field development opportunities and formulate FDP’s for B62/30 fields.
Contribute to preparation of technical documentation for various subsurface projects.
Propose data acquisition plans to enhance the reservoir characterization.
Perform reservoir management activities such as well planning, field reviews, reservoir surveillance and workovers.
Develop production forecasts, budget estimates, and estimate reserves.
Support operations, facilities projects and workover activities.
Support reservoir simulation studies.
Participate in various planning activities including reserves update, budget process, and capital post audits.
Prepare and participate in various technical presentations for Oxy management, partners, and government.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
Minimum of 12 years of reservoir engineering experience.
Experience in classical reservoir engineering methods is required.
Experience in reserves estimation and reserves booking is required.
Experience in project development and reservoir management is desirable.
Experience in reservoir simulation modeling is desirable.
Experience in corporate planning is desirable.
Economic evaluation skills; experience using PEEP is desirable.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within multi-disciplinary teams.

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