Senior Engineer Reservoir Technology DPB PTE in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

at Equinor
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Posted May 21, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


We're Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We're the largest operator in Norway, among the world's largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we're building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.
Development and production Brazil (DPB) is responsible for the company’s operations and business development in Brazil. DPBs ambition is to develop safe and sustainable value growth in Brazil, shaping the future of energy and bringing progress for society. Equinor has been present in Brazil since 2001 and is located with head office in Rio de Janeiro. The company has a diverse portfolio with activities at all stages including: - Exploration licenses (Campos, Espirito Santo and Santos basin), - Operated producing asset: Peregrino field (Campos Basin), that is our largest operated international offshore operation; - Partner operated licenses: Roncador field (Campos Basin) in partnership with Petrobras - Project Development: BM-C-33 (Campos Basin) and Carcará (Pre-salt development in Santos basin) - Renewable energy: Apodi solar project in partnership with Scatec Solar (which is under construction in the Ceará state)
The selected person will be part of the Peregrino Phase 2 team. The tasks will be related to both Phase 1 and 2.
Job Description
Work independently and in teams with drainage strategy, reservoir modelling and history matching.Identification and maturation of well targets, planning of wells and operational follow-up.Work closely with geologist and geophysicists to improve dynamic reservoir models. Work with PVT and SCAL data as required, follow up studies. Hands-on production prognosis and reporting. Deliver uncertainty analysis and have good understanding of subsurface risk. Work with feasibility/concept selection type reservoir analysis and IOR work.Be active in implementation and utilization of new technology and methodsGood communication and collaboration with other groups.Comply with governing documents.
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience within reservoir technology. Hands-on experience with reservoir modelling and simulation tools: Eclipse or similar software, preferably having skills with Petrel, RMS and post processing/graphical software. Knowledge of Python and automation is an advantage. Strong digital skillsExperience from fields in operationProven delivery in previous jobs.Value chain understandingCommercial mindset Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications.
Personal Qualities
Safety and result-oriented, with a track record of performance and deliveryGood communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative environmentAbility to handle a high workload and tight deadlinesHigh ethical awareness and integrityIndependent, proactive and innovativeAbility to take and give constructive feedback.Good communication and language skills in English both orally and writtenRespect for and an understanding of the importance of interpersonal and cross-cultural skillsEnthusiastic about Equinor’s values.Ability to live by our safety and security expectations.
We Offer
We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
General Information
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Portuguese. Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.

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