Reservoir Engineer in Egypt

at Shell
Location Egypt
Date Posted April 2, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Job Description
This position is for a Reservoir Engineer in Shell Egypt office, New Cairo. The successful candidate will be part of a cross-functional subsurface team. This role will contribute to Shell Egypt’s exploration & development projects and asset management support for onshore and offshore business. The Reservoir Engineer will be working closely with Front End Development Manager and Asset Development Leads for both onshore & offshore. There will be regular engagement with different stakeholders; Shell Egypt technical community, BAPETCO & RASHPETCO JV’s, EGPC and Shell P&T;

Key Accountabilities
Evaluate Reservoir performance using different analytical techniques
Support new exploration opportunities through providing subsurface development concept, Ultimate Recovery, Recovery Factor, well count estimates using suitable analogues, benchmarking and/or applicable analytical techniques for new exploration opportunities
Design & Analyze well test data using pressure and rate transient techniques
Calibrate well testing results to numerical simulation models
Ability to design reservoir fluid sampling and lab program and QA/QC lab results
Operational support for shell Egypt exploration wells (PPP, H2S estimates)
Building and maintaining reservoir simulation models within IRM – integrated Reservoir Modelling - framework
Identify and manage key subsurface uncertainties
Generate production and injection forecasts using analytical and numerical techniques.
Support business planning and annual resource reporting.
Country of Work LocationEgypt
City, State (if applicable)
Work LocationCairo - New Cairo City
Reservoir Engineering
Company Description
At Shell Egypt, we believe that people are our greatest asset. You will see that our commitment to your career reflects our drive to innovate on many levels. We are committed to supply the world’s need for energy in socially and environmentally responsible ways and our commitment to diversity will always be of paramount importance. Shell began operations in Egypt in 1911 and has been a steady presence and employer ever since. In addition, our social investment and development programmes attest to our commitment to make a difference for Egypt’s youth. Shell Egypt runs workshop-based sessions aimed at delivering today's practical business skills to students through lectures and training conducted by experienced Shell hires, such as the “Step Towards Progress” (STP) at Cairo University; the “Annual Conference for Engineering Students” (ACES) & the “Give and Gain” programme at Ain Shams University, the “Real Life Project” at the American University of Cairo and the “Al Amal Programme” (Hope Programme).
Skills & Requirements :
Relevant Petroleum Engineering degree or equivalent
Background: 7-10 years of experience in Reservoir / Petroleum Engineering.
Sound understanding of key reservoir engineering principles (PVT, SCAL, PTA).
Experience working with integrated production system modelling (IPSM)
Experience with Shell Process; Business Planning (OP), Resource Reporting (ARPR) and Opportunity Realization System (ORS).
Practical Experience for Oil & gas reservoirs
Knowledge of programming and data analytics skills is an advantage.
Fluent written and spoken English is essential. Well-developed reporting and presentation skills are helpful
Personal drive, ability to cope with occasional peaks of work load. good at priority setting, self-starter and ability to work against tight deadlines;
Interpersonal skills and sensitivity to cultural differences are extremely important
No. of Positions1
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Job Expires12-Apr-2019

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