Reservoir Geomechanics Engineer in Pau, France

at Orion Group
Location Pau, France
Date Posted October 15, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


1.1 DESCRIPTION OF THE BENEFIT TO BE ACHIEVED AND DELIVERABLES ASSOCIATEDTasks:To be a focal point of the "water-CO2" stimulation experiments of sub-seismic faults carried out in the underground laboratory of Mont Terri in Switzerland.Repatriate geoscience information and data necessary for 3D modelling of "water-CO2" stimulation experiments of sub-seismic faults;Ensure the storage of geoscience information and data in the internal database;Model and calibrate 3D "water-CO2" stimulation experiments of sub-seismic faults with flow and geomechanical software adapted to fine modelling of the fault plane / corridor by integrating all monitoring data. Which will have been recorded from both a seismic point of view and from a pointof view of pressure and mechanical deformation;Identify and analyse gaps in knowledge and simulation tools;Suggest ways of improvement (technologies, experiments, code, etc.), especially by distinguishing between classical methods and innovative methods.Expected deliverablesWeekly activity reports;Minutes of meetings on the subjects followed;Archiving Dataset Tests in Project Disk Trees • Reports of the results resulting from the modelizations made: assumptions made, type of initialization, complete workflow, analysis of the results, etc.Reports on identified gaps and suggestions for improvement.Training sessions and workshops on defined topics.One publication per year.1.2 TECHNICAL SKILLS FOR DELIVERYWithin the framework of the benefit, the individual representative will be expected to have a geoscience, engineering school or PhD degree in geology with a strong knowledge of Flow Simulations / Computing Sciences and a history of geomechanics, geology and numerical methods. The individual representative will be expected to be able to do 3D models in geomechanics. An experiment on seismicity induced artificially by pumping operations would be a plus.Experience in 3D numerical modelling, code, coupling, reservoir geomechanical modelling and, if possible, geological modelling of reservoirs.Must have long-term experience with one or more oil companies and / or reputable consultants in the field.Software knowledge:ABAQUSGEOSTOUGHFLAC / 3DELFENFACEECLIPSEPETRELAnsysprogramming languages etc.Working EnvironmentLocated in Pau, France with travel to Switzerland.Starting Date & DurationASAPLatest: January 2019For a period of: 12 monthsOur role in supporting diversity and inclusionAs an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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