Reservoir Engineer in Uxbridge, Canada

at Nexen Energy
Location Uxbridge, Canada
Date Posted November 27, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The Reservoir Engineer will work independently and within multi-disciplinary teams to add value in the processing, analysis and interpretation of exploration and appraisal projects. This will include reservoir engineering analysis, economic viability and commerciality assessments to exploration, appraisal and new venture projects. Proven experience in the North Sea and European Basins would be a great benefit.

The successful candidate will be required to suggest reservoir engineering work plans to the Managers of the Exploration Assets and New Venture teams. In addition, this position will require close coordination with Exploration, Subsurface and Drilling teams in the UK and abroad, to ensure alignment and collaboration in evaluating decision opportunities.

Job Description:
- Provide effective reservoir engineering evaluation and leadership for the Exploration department.

Support Exploration teams in the evaluation of projects including appropriate ranges for resource potential, play analysis, production forecasting, evaluation of possible development scenarios, commercial thresholds, cost estimates, and project timing.
Perform sensitivity analysis on any critical factors identified.
Evaluate and initiate appraisal opportunities including new drill wells and appraisal projects.
Assist in performing risked economic assessment including decision tree analysis.
Evaluate and perform detailed assessments of exploration new venture projects or production acquisition candidates.
Undertake reservoir engineering planning for exploration and appraisal wells. Help design the reservoir evaluation program and assist in the log analysis, fluid analysis, and core analysis efforts. Collaborate with the project geologist, Aberdeen operations team and Subsurface project team.
Provide operational support as required during formation evaluation operations and assist in making the decisions on data quality.
Ensure rigorous technical evaluations are completed with appropriate technology applications.
Foster strong teamwork and collaboration within exploration teams and with the Subsurface teams.
Participate in peer assists, technical assurance reviews and competitive technical intelligence activities.
Attend partner meetings and provide technical input to reservoir and operational concerns.
Make presentations to senior management and partners as required.
Keep abreast of technology developments (internal and external) and deploy fit-for-purpose new technology.
Enhance IT and data management procedures.
Play a key role in the TCMs of Nexen’s UK Joint Ventures, reporting via the TCM Representative to partners and liaising with partners in AMI groups for license rounds.
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No agency or telephone inquiries please.

Only applicants who are authorized to work in the UK, without company sponsorship, on a full-time, permanent basis will be considered

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