Reservoir Simulation Engineer in Hassi, Algeria

at Orion Group
Location Hassi, Algeria
Date Posted January 6, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Based on rotation in the challenging environment of the Algeria desert, this natural gas exploration and production company are seeking a fully qualified and experienced Reservoir Simulation Engineer to assist in a program of development of their assets in the region.Essential Job Functions: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 analysisParticipate as a leader in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, geoscientists, and petroleum engineers, comprised of both ex-pats and Algerian nationals. Skills to bring projects to completion. Motivate, mentor, and lead others.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 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).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*Algerian work permit restrictions are applicable#contractingalgeria hashtag#reservoirengineering hashtag#engineershashtag#reservoirsimulation hashtag#oils hashtag#reservoirsimulationengineer hashtag#gas hashtag#naturalgas Our 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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