Reservoir Engineer in United Kingdom

at Quest Resources Ltd
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted October 6, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Must Already Have Work Rights Yes



- Build proved, probable and possible reserves and contingent resource cases for contract ring fence areas and then consolidate to regional level..

- Update reserve cases quarterly and maintain in corporate database for reserves reporting and portfolio modelling purposes

- Liaise with technical teams and Corporate Reserves Group to ensure all reserves work is compliant with SEC regulations and guidelines

- Liaise with Finance, Accounting, Tax and Operations groups to ensure that corporate cases are consistent with capex, opex and production budgets and depreciation balances

- Perform economic evaluations of incremental/new projects to support investment decisions - Develop net production forecasts for budget and planning purposes

- Work with Finance group to ensure Marketing receive accurate hydrocarbon entitlement data each month and that daily export volumes are reported correctly

- Generate and implement new ideas/ways to improve efficiency of reserves and planning processes

- Screen, identify and propose production optimization opportunities. - Provide economic and commercial support to business development teams

- Attend Technical Committee Meetings and develop relationships with key staff in the in-country operating groups and with Joint Venture partners

- Provide support to International Business Advisor to help QC quarterly reserve submissions from other international teams and provide assistance in portfolio modelling exercises


- Experience as a petroleum engineer with significant hands on economics experience, preferably with an E&P Operator Company and North Africa experience

- Experience in evaluating acquisitions and divestitures preferred

- High level of proficiency in PEEP and PalintirCASH economic software required, and ability to build complex models in Excel

- Thorough knowledge of international petroleum contracts and fiscal regimes

- Broad understanding of company accounts and international tax issues

- Broad understanding of reserves reporting and SEC guidelines and presenting reserves to third party auditors

- Ability to monitor, identify and recommend opportunities to maximize production. High level of proficiency in Spotfire and OFM required

- Working knowledge of G&G software; DecisionSpace (Openworks) experience preferred.

- Experience developing unconventional fields with shale and horizontal drilling experience preferred


1. As a minimum, reasonable proficiency in French language (ideally also written),

2. Previous experience of travelling to French speaking North Africa

3. Entitled to work in the UK - that is no work permit application required (Otherwise cannot consider)

4. BSc in Petroleum Engineering

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