Reservoir Simulaion Engineer in Hassi Messaoud, Algeria

at Mentor IMC Group
Location Hassi Messaoud, Algeria
Date Posted October 22, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


RESERVOIR SIMULATION ENGINEER, required by our client, an international oil and gas Operator, to be hired on a contract basis, located in Hassi Messaoud, Algeria.



Build reservoir simulation models to characterize and describe oil, gas, and gas condensate reservoirs and to history match these models to available field data.
Use reservoir simulation models to optimize the value of the field development plans, forecast reservoir performance, and estimate reserves based on different recovery schemes.
Use Regional simulation model to perform global studies (gas handling, NGL, de-bottlenecking, etc)
Knowledge of hydrocarbon fluid characterization using an equation-of-state model, and also of Special Core Analysis knowledge would be beneficial.
Work closely with G&G; team to ensure good consistency in static reservoir model building.
Work closely with Petroleum and Operations Engineers to generate, monitor, and ensure execution of short-term and long-term data gathering plans for their field (well tests, production logging tests, formation pressure data, etc.)
Utilize petroleum engineering software pertaining to well test analysis, material balance, production logging, nodal analysis
Participate as a leader in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, geoscientists, and petroleum engineers, comprising both ex-pats and Algerian nationals. Have skills to bring projects to completion.
Motivate, mentor, and lead others.


Engineering/Science degree essential. Master's in Petroleum Engineering preferred, or Bachelor's in Engineering with professional engineering accreditation.
Knowledge of French an advantage
Candidates for this job should have significant petroleum industry experience as a Reservoir Engineer, including time spent in reservoir simulation and model development, both black-oil and fully compositional.
Experience of modeling waterflood / miscible gas floods and history matching is essential. Water-alternating-gas (WAG) flooding experience is preferred, as is experience using the Landmark VIP and Nexus reservoir simulators.
Good practical knowledge of a production environment, and history of working closely with Production and Operations Engineers. Good knowledge of reservoir surveillance / data management (planning, monitoring).
Ability to work in a culturally diverse, remote and challenging environment.
Individual must be a strong team player, be self-motivated, and willing to provide leadership when required. Effective problem-solving skills and communication (both oral and written).

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