Senior Engineer, Reservoir - Calgary, Canada

at Suncor
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted October 18, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview
Within Suncor’s diverse SAGD asset base, you will work with other engineers and geoscientists, providing reservoir technical analysis to support ongoing operations, business stewardship and investments as a senior reservoir engineer. You will work to optimize our operating assets and progress investments for sustainment and growth opportunities in order to improve Suncor’s value through enhanced oil recovery mechanisms and new technologies.
Key Accountabilities

May include but not limited to:
Support and adhere to subsurface process safety
Responsible for reservoir and production optimization of assigned areas; provide guidance and support for optimizing immediate and long term reservoir performance
Conduct detailed reservoir studies and associated economic analysis to maintain long-term depletion strategy
Development of production profiles to support short term forecast and long-range plans
Lead sustaining pad development program, major property review and long-range plan (including production volumes, capital, and expenses)
Identify and coordinate relevant technical data gathering / analysis and recommendations for potential work-over and brownfield development opportunities
Lead or support the development and implementation of new technology pilots and their field-wide commercialization
Support design and develop of winter programs and well test programs
Lead or support annual reserves assessment
Provide regulatory support for operational and growth applications
Contribute to continuous improvement of surveillance practices and strategy
Required Qualifications
Experience and Education
Minimum of seven years of oil and gas experience
Reservoir and/or production engineering preferred
Reservoir simulation experience is a preference
Experience in field development planning an asset
Bachelor’s degree in engineering
Registered as a professional engineer through APEGA
Skills and Knowledge
Technical knowledge in reservoir engineering
Knowledge of thermal recovery processes is preferred
Ability to lead projects and collaborate with others
Demonstrated ability to understand and integrate other functional disciplines
Hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same
Working Conditions
This position will be based in Calgary, Alberta at the Suncor Energy Centre
Why Suncor
Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:
Competitive base salary and compensation programs
Attractive annual incentive program
Flexible benefits package
Rewarding pension and savings plans
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Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.
And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.
As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.
Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.
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JOB CATEGORY: Engineering

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