Senior Petroleum Reservoir Engineer (7021) — Malaysia

Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date Posted July 22, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10
Must Already Have Work Rights Yes


The successful candidate will be based in Kuala Lumpur, reporting to the Technical Manager. He/she will be in charge of managing all petroleum and reservoir-engineering activities required in the business unit.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Optimize field development plans and analyse well tests, pressure data, PVT and core data for use in reservoir simulation models.
  • Work with development geologist to optimize the geological and reservoir simulation model.
  • Liaise with the development geophysicist and development geologist to optimise the subsurface development plan and select exploration, appraisal and development well locations.
  • Work with Operations Geologist and Drilling group on well designs, logging, casing, coring, and testing programmes.
  • Assist the development geologist while drilling development wells and advise on changes to the programme that may be required as a result of unexpected geological events.
  • Monitor well, field performance during the field life, and advise operations team to optimise field production rates and recovery.
  • Present to JV partners and government authorities.
  • Manage the hydrocarbon accounting processes and the reserves reporting.
  • Provide technical support to business development teams in data rooms.
  • Economics analysis/familiarity with Malaysia fiscal regime.





  • BSc in Petroleum Engineering or other relevant Engineering Degree.
  • 10 years’ experience in petroleum and reservoir engineering within an upstream operator company and preferably in Asia. At least 5 years` experience of reservoir engineering simulation (Eclipse/Tempest).
  • Fluent in Malay and English.

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