Reservoir Engineer in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

at ExxonMobil
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date Posted January 28, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Job Role Summary
Ensuring proper implementation of established reservoir management strategies and surveillance plans including short-term adjustments to cater for operational constraints without compromising longer-term reservoir recovery
Ensuring that wellbore hydraulic models are accurate, up to date and accessible to Asset Level Team (ALT) technical staff via defined repositories/locations
Collaborating with multi-functional team(s) to identify, execute opportunities, and optimize well performance
Identifying, validating, analyzing and uploading pressure data including clarification/validation of Pressure-Volume-Temperature (PVT) assumptions for fluid density, downhole parameters and determination of missing parameters when required
Coordinating monthly or periodic teleconferences with the ALT technical staff to discuss analysis, recommendation and potential next steps for analyzed wells/reservoirs
Capturing, issuing and stewarding to close minutes and action items from the monthly teleconference
Interacting with Global Upstream Engineering contacts, as and when required

Expected Level of Proficiency
An honors degree in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent from a recognized university
3-5 years’ experience in Upstream engineering and operations
Fresh graduates are also encouraged to apply
Demonstrated in-depth skills and knowledge in

Petroleum engineering operations and production methods for oil and natural gas recovery
Reservoir surveillance/modeling, wellbore performance modeling or practical reservoir pressure application such as field surveillance and optimization
Production/Well optimization and Artificial Lift system and technology via practical experiences in troubleshooting/diagnostic/optimizing well performance

Familiar with

Reservoir surveillance, production or hydraulic modeling tools/applications, particularly Integrated Production Modelling (IPM) suite of applications
Pressure analysis tools/applications, e.g. Kappa Suite of Applications

Competent in writing and updating Excel Macros/Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to reduce manual work/intervention
Demonstrated passion in engineering and shows strong technical attributes, e.g. attention to detail, initiative, highly organized and practical use of engineering principles
A highly motivated team player with effective verbal and written communication, analytical and interpersonal skills; able to influence multi-functional technical staff to execute recommendations
Job may require working staggered work hours and some international travel

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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