at Mentor IMC Group
Location Algeria
Date Posted August 10, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Contract
Min. Years Experience Required 8


RESERVOIR SIMULATION ENGINEERrequired by our client, a multinational oil & gas operator, to be hired on a contract basis, located in Hassi Messaoud, Algeria.
Duration: 12 Months
  • 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 in hydrocarbon fluid characterization using an equation-of-state and in 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 team player in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, geoscientists, and petroleum engineers, comprised of both ex-pats and Algerian nationals.
  • Motivate, mentor, and lead others.
  • Engineering/Science degree essential.  Petroleum Engineering Master degree preferred
  • Knowledge of French an advantage
  • Candidates for this job should have 8+ years of petroleum industry experience as a Reservoir Engineer, including 4+ years in reservoir simulation and model development, both black-oil and fully compositional.
  • Experience modeling waterflood / miscible gas floods and history matching is essential. Water-alternating-gas (WAG) flooding experience is preferred, as would 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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