Reservoir Engineer in Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

at Cooper Energy
Location Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
Date Posted December 7, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Reservoir Engineer

Adelaide based
Transformational growth
Newly created role

Cooper Energy is an ASX300 listed exploration and production company that has grown rapidly to become a key player in the south-east Australian energy sector. It has exploration and production operations in the onshore Cooper Basin, the onshore and offshore Otway Basin and the offshore Gippsland Basin. At present, Cooper Energy is undertaking a major offshore development of the Sole gas field, offshore Victoria, which will supply gas into the eastern Australian markets in 2019.
The company is at the start of a transformational period in its development as it delivers the Sole Gas Project and pursues a drilling and development program to address other opportunities and optimises existing production assets. Cooper Energy is now building the team and capabilities to deliver the growth forecast to take production from last year’s 1 million boe to over 6 million boe by FY20.
Reporting to the General Manager, Subsurface & Exploration, the Reservoir Engineer will;

Maintain reservoir dynamic and network models for current producing and non-producing fields in the Otway & Gippsland basins;
Be responsible for estimating reserves and production forecasts;
Provide input into project economic analysis;
Contribute to asset exploration and development plans;
Provide support for operational, development and drilling activities;
Travel to the field to support operations as required;
Contribute to the budgeting process;
Participate in new ventures data rooms and evaluations for growth projects;
Supervise, train and develop less experienced petroleum engineering personnel;
Prepare, evaluate, manage and recommend equipment and service contracts for engineering activities; and
present technical work to management and partners at meetings

Candidates must have a relevant engineering qualification and significant technical competency. Offshore and subsea development experience is essential. You will demonstrate your years of industry experience and be able to work at an independent professional level. Expertise in industry standard petroleum software is essential. You will be required to interface with teams during a period of high activity and effectively engage and communicate at all levels. We are seeking team players with strong alignment to our company values.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic organisation with strong values and reputation for growth. The position offers an attractive remuneration package and the opportunity to share in the company’s success through a performance based incentive plan.
Applications to by COB 5 January 2018

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