Reservoir Engineering Specialist in Calgary, Canada

at Suncor Energy
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted January 16, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB) JOB NUMBER: 27120   Why you should join us: Did you know that approximately 80% of Canadas oil sands are too deep to mine and is tapped using In Situ production? Are you passionate about technical guidance and mentoring others, building positive relationships, problem solving, working within a positive team environment, and possess strong integrity? Then we have the role for you! You will lead geomechanical modelling work to understand caprock behaviour in areas being evaluated for future SAGD thermal development. You will be part of a dynamic team to design and deliver to our operational sites. You will use your expertise to: Understand and lead cap rock integrity work by designing, assessing and conducting detailed maximum operating pressure (MOP) determinations Design mini-frac testing programs to estimate formation closure stress in key areas Design and support representative lab tests to understand rock properties and rock mechanics Build statistically representative simulation grids using the Petrel earth model Numerical simulation using CMG STARS to understand caprock behavior Effectively communicate results to management and project partners Understand and steward compliance with regulatory directives Provide technical support for numerous subsurface technology projects Wed like to review your application if you have Must-haves (minimum requirements): Minimum 10 years geomechanical modelling experience Experience with key software platforms including CMG STARS and Petrel Strong communication and presentation skills Bachelors degree in engineering Registered or immediately eligible for registration with APEGA Strong technical skills in geomechanical modelling Reservoir engineering background Strong written and verbal communication skills; able to present ideas and results to all levels of management Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing Preference for: We would prefer 2 or more years specific to in situ thermal operations M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering or a related field Where youll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information: You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 6th Ave S.W. Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday Why Suncor? We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else do it safely, or dont do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values. In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including: Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program Flexible benefits package Rewarding pension and savings plans Stay connected to us: Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for the latest job postings and news Join our Talent Community and sign up to receive customized job alerts Read our Suncor Connections newsletter to see what were doing in the communities we live and work in We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now. JOB CATEGORY: Engineering

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