Reservoir Engineer (Graduate) in Astana, Kazakhstan

at Shell
Location Astana, Kazakhstan
Date Posted March 29, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Graduate Employment Opportunity: Reservoir Engineer (Shell Kazakhstan, Astana)At Shell, we're developing all kinds of ideas to help meet growing demand for energy. To solve this in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible we need remarkable problem solvers, keen to make their impact. Engineers and scientists able to collaborate, push boundaries, think creatively and commercially. Currently we have a challenging starting position for a Reservoir Engineer for an ambitious Master level Graduate with an initial assignment in our Upstream Joint Ventures business in Kazakhstan (Astana) followed by other domestic or international assignments. This role is part of our global Shell Graduate Programme for Reservoir Engineering.Shell Graduate ProgrammeAs a graduate within the Technical area of the Shell Graduate Programme you can expect an industry-leading two to three-year learning programme, offering real responsibilities, challenges and continued professional development. It’s a comprehensive introduction to the exciting world of Reservoir Engineering and a chance for you to gain insights into some of Shell’s most pioneering projects and operations You'll benefit from formal training with exposure to drilling and production operations and continuous coaching.As part of Shell’s global network of professionals, you'll have the chance to work alongside some of the industry’s leading visionaries and work with cutting-edge technologies. We want to help you pinpoint the areas of the company that excite you most and shape you into an accomplished professional.Reservoir EngineeringOur Reservoir Engineers make a significant contribution to our Upstream operations. Requiring the innovative application of a highly technical skillset, you’ll be transforming petrophysical and geological data into dynamic reservoir models. By developing economically viable plans, forecasting oil and gas production, or recommending well locations for maximum efficiency, you will have a hands-on impact on how oil, gas and water is distributed within our reservoirs. At Shell our Reservoir Engineers work together as part of a collaborative team to deliver groundbreaking energy solutions and help solve the energy issues of the future.Reservoir Engineering covers a large range of complex functions critical to Shell’s global businesses. Curious minds will not be disappointed; you'll be exposed to an exciting range of challenging opportunities available, including:

Using advanced numerical simulation techniques to forecast oil and gas production from both new and existing hydrocarbon fields
Collaborating with other technical professionals like geoscientists well engineers, production and process engineers and in devising economically viable development plans for oil and gas accumulations
Optimising recovery plans, including new well locations or projects involving enhanced recovery methods
Managing the day-to-day operation of oil and gas fields
Developing and executing data-gathering plans and using the results to develop projects to increase recovery efficiency

Who we're looking for:

Ambitious graduate (0-3 yrs work experience) pursuing or holding with Master or Advanced degree in one of the following disciplines:- Aeronautical Engineering- Applied Physics- Basin Modelling - Chemical Engineering- Earth Sciences- Geology- Geophysics - Mathematics- Mechanical Engineering - Mining Engineering- Petroleum Engineering- Physics
Language requirements: fluency in English and Russian, Kazakh strongly preferred.
Domestically and internationally mobile
Information on our global selection criteria (Capacity, Achievements and Relationships) and our graduate selection process can be found on: /students-and-graduates.html

Ready to apply?If you are interested in this role, then apply now by using the 'Apply' button before 30th November!Agency calls are not appreciated.
Keywords: Vacancy, Full-time, Astana, Kazachstan, Trainee, Junior Engineer, Technical Engineer.

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