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

Description

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

- 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

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

- 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

ESSENTIAL:

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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