Senior Petroleum Engineer in Lysaker, Norway

at Lundin Norway AS
Location Lysaker, Norway
Date Posted June 7, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Lundin Norway AS has established itself as the most successful exploration company on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. We have made substantial discoveries in the North Sea, with Edvard Grieg and Johan Sverdrup being the largest. We are leading the way in the Barents Sea with discoveries on the Gohta and Alta fields. We will continue to pursue an ambitious exploration strategy in the years going forward. Furthermore, we are maturing Luno II, Rolvsnes and Alta for potential development projects.

We started production from the Edvard Grieg field as an operator in 2015, and the field has had record high regulatory since and we have had a 47% increase in reserves. The company is today a fully integrated oil company.
Our headquarters and operations centre are located at Lysaker outside Oslo, and we have a branch office in Harstad. Our organisation consists of about 360 permanent employees that all share the same values: openness, trust, honesty and diversity. More information about the company is available at

We are looking for a Petroleum engineer for our main office at Lysaker. The main task is daily production optimization, well planning and infill wells design on Edvard Grieg. In addition, good knowledge working with PVT on our fields and discoveries are required.

Are you dedicated technical person that enjoys working on challenging and exiting reservoirs – join us to help us maximizing recovery from our existing fields and help us prove new reservoirs to the NCS economic.

Job description
Senior petroleum engineer - Edvard Grieg field
Master in petroleum engineering
Minimum 10 years of relevant industry experience
Broad petroleum engineering skill set within the following topics:
Well planning
Completion design / technology
Production optimization
Well performance monitoring
Drainage strategy optimization
PVT evaluation
Production chemistry
Significant experience from working with fields in production
Personal qualities
Good communicator and team player
Flexibility, initiative and enthusiasm
We offer
An exciting job in a company with high activity and great ambitions for the future
Good possibilities for personal and professional development
Competitive terms and conditions
A good working environment in modern offices
The Reservoir Development department is responsible for subsurface work on our portfolio of discoveries and producing fields. The department consists of about 40 people, spanning professionals as geologists, geophysicists, petrophysicists, reservoir engineers and petroleum engineers. We are organized in interdisciplinary teams for each asset. Our portfolio covers a range of assets from early field development stages to mature producing fields. We are operators for Edvard Grieg, Luno II and Brynhild in the North Sea and the Alta- and Gohta discoveries in the Barents Sea. As a licensee we follow up on our Alvheim area fields and the Johan Sverdrup field.

We work with the most exiting reservoirs on the NCS - we have reservoirs with 10's of Darcy permeability on Johan Sverdrup, on Edvard Grieg we are producing from Aeolian dunes, conglomerate and fractured basement. We are now drilling a long horizontal well that we will test in fractured and weathered basement on the Rolvsnes discovery, on the Alta discovery in the Barents Sea we are drilling a horizontal well that we will perform an extended well test on in fractured carbonate reservoirs.

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