Reservoir Engineering Specialist in Calgary, Canada

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


LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)
Why you should join us:
Did you know that approximately 80% of Canada’s 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
We’d 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
Bachelor’s 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 you’ll 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 don’t 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
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JOB CATEGORY: Engineering

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