Reservoir Engineer - Kurdistan - Dubai

at DNO
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted March 30, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Job Summary:

Work as a junior Reservoir Engineer within the experienced Kurdistan Development team to provide critical expertise into the management and development of DNO’s significant fractured carbonate assets. Work undertaken will have a direct impact on the business decisions made by the Company.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Reservoir simulation
  • Field development planning, monitoring and reservoir management
  • Production allocation, reporting and forecasting
  • Perform volumetric, reserves and economics assessment
  • Manage Company’s reservoir-related databases
  • Reporting and presentation


Required Qualifications and Experience:

Ideally MSc Petroleum Engineering or, as minimum BS degree in Petroleum Engineering (or equivalent).

  • 5 years experience in the E&P Industry. Preferably experience with an operator
  • Experience within reservoir modelling and preferably with fractured carbonates
  • Thorough understanding of reservoir engineering fundamentals and reservoir engineering aspects of different reservoir systems
  • Good understanding of static and dynamic reservoir characterization and 3D modelling techniques


Key Attributes:

  • Significant technical potential
  • Strong workstation skills, expertise with modelling & simulation software (preferably Petrel/Eclipse), and other reservoir engineering software applications (Petroleum Experts IPM suite, Kappa), ability to learn new software
  • Flexible, adaptable, problem solving, resourceful
  • Good interpersonal, presentation, communication and reporting skills (fluency in verbal and written English language), including recognition of local cultural requirements
  • Ability to work independently, in team and across functional groups
  • Rich in initiative and desire to learn and expand within role
  • Moderate business travel required


Reporting To: Kurdistan Development Manager

Key Interactions: Operations, Production, Development team

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