Reservoir Engineer — The Netherlands

at Panterra
Location Leiderdorp, Netherlands
Date Posted June 29, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Contract
Min. Years Experience Required 10





PanTerra Geoconsultants B.V.

Profile Reservoir Engineer (P506)

PanTerra currently offers an exciting opportunity for a Senior Reservoir Engineer to join our multi-disciplinary team of Seismic Interpreters, Reservoir Geologists, Petrophysicists, and Reservoir Engineers. The current team (about 15 staff) comprises seasoned professionals to recent graduates and undertakes projects covering the full hydrocarbon-resource-life cycle from exploration to development. Our client base and projects are global with the key focus on Europe, the Middle East, Northern, and Western Africa.


Your task will be to provide reservoir engineering and petrophysics input whenever required. Your work encompasses a mix of petrophysics, conventional reservoir engineering (reservoir properties, material balance, PVT, etc) and reservoir simulation (from model setup to development planning).
  • Working in the Reservoir Engineering Team, undertake and manage technical Reservoir Engineering project work including integrated studies and stand-alone discipline-based projects;
  • Provide strong project management leadership for projects;
  • Working closely with your team to present technical findings to peers and clients;
  • Strive to deliver high quality projects to clients in a professional and timely manner;
  • Mentor and support junior level Reservoir Engineers – transferring knowledge and expertise and training as required. This is an important part of the job as there is a great team culture where everyone is encouraged to expand the knowledge base;
  • Keep abreast of latest technologies and practices used and new trends emerging.


We are looking for candidates with the following background/experience:
  • MSc or PhD in Petroleum (Reservoir) Engineering or other relevant science discipline;
  • At least 10 years’ of hands-on experience with dynamic-reservoir modelling, production forecasting, reservoir-performance evaluation, PVT analysis, reserves and uncertainty analysis;
  • Reservoir simulation and analytical RE analyses;
  • Operations and integrated studies;
  • Expert user of Eclipse, Petrel RE, PVTsim, MBAL/Prosper, CMG Stars as a software package for EOR simulation and any other software packages such as OFM etc;
  • Compositional and EOR dynamic simulation;
  • Well test design and evaluation;
  • Reserves auditing;
  • Operations and integrated studies;
  • Excellent management and project leadership skills;
  • Good understanding of and preferably hands-on experience with petrophysical interpretation;
  • Good understanding of geology, geophysics, petrophysics and reservoir characterization issues and how they relate to reservoir performance and development planning;
  • Candidate preferably has work experience in an operator environment.

In addition you should have:

  • Well-developed inter-personal and communication skills, both towards clients and colleagues;
  • Team spirit and initiative;
  • The ability to work independently and in a multi-discipline team;
  • Fluent in written and spoken technical English;
  • An interest to be involved in business developing.

Please be advised that preference goes to candidates legally allowed to work in the Netherlands.

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