Reservoir Simulation Engineer in Algeria

at Fircroft
Location Algeria
Date Posted October 22, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The Role:Location: Hassi Messaoud, Algeria Rotation: 28/28 Job Functions: • Build reservoir simulation models to characterise and describe oil, gas, and gas condensate reservoirs and to history match these models to available field data. • Use reservoir simulation models to optimise 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 characterisation 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.) • Utilise 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.The Company:Our Client is a foreign operator in Algeria who are currently producing oil from three major projects.Essential Skills / Qualifications:Qualifications: • Engineering/Science degree essential. Master’s in Petroleum Engineering preferred, or Bachelor’s in Engineering with professional engineering accreditation. • Knowledge of French an advantage Required Experience: • 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).About Fircroft:Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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