Senior Reservoir Engineer (4385) — London, UK

at Sasol
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted January 27, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Purpose of Job /Role Intent:

Contribute to good quality business decision making by providing fit for purpose solutions to Subsurface problems. Work with other Subsurface Specialists and other team members to ensure that appropriate data is gathered and processed, suitable models are built and calibrated, potential solutions evaluated and recommendations are made. Contributions will be required to support the exploration, appraisal, development, production and reservoir management of the E&P assets and new business activities. Both long-term strategic and short-term tactical (operational or budgetary) focus is required.


Core Elements of Job:

  • Perform Specialist activities using documented processes, workflows, and best practices for exploration, development, and production activities to deliver consistent, high-quality analysis to support Sasol decision making.
  • Deliver on-time products meeting agreed goals and drivers
  • Provide alternative solutions, assess and communicate uncertainty, and scenarios.
  • Ensure technical work is aligned with business drivers
  • Mentor others in specialist areas
  • Team Work, willingness to discuss method and results, openness to other opinions, ability to assimilate, decide and convince.
  • Functional Development. Creation of standards, research into new methods.
  • Relationship Management. Interaction with the customer / client. Presenting to stakeholders.
  • Documentation and compliance


Minimum Qualifications and Experience required:        

  • Bachelor’s Degree:  (Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering)
  • Preferred : MSc in Petroleum / reservoir Engineering
  • Essential: > 5+ years relevant Upstream experience
  • Essential: Experience in reservoir and field management activities.  Including data acquisition campaigns.


Leadership Behavioural Competencies:

Highly motivated, pro-active and able to work independently

Fosters teamwork and collaboration

Builds partnerships

Attention to technical detail

High level of computer literacy (CMG, MBal, Prosper, GAP, Eclipse)

Effective planning of work and priorities in order to meet deadlines

Leverages diversity and inclusion

Nurtures and coaches, develops others, acts as a role model

Good organization and project management skills

Good communication skills

Related Posts