Senior Reservoir Engineer (6 Month Term Contract) in Calgary, Canada

at Petrochina canada
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted August 2, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

Responsibilities:

Works with multidisciplinary team members including Production, Operation, Geosciences, etc. to manage field operation on a daily basis
Manage and analyze SAGD production/injection, field surveillance data to ensure safe subsurface operation.
Integration of all information to support SAGD production ramp up, field operation and optimization
Conducts field data analysis, analytical and numerical studies to provide operational strategies dealing with reservoir impairments and challenges
Proposes and coordinates laboratory or field testing programs to help understand and resolve operation issues and design mitigation strategies.
Performs history matches and performance forecast updates of well/pads based on field production data
Supports reporting internal and to shareholders as required
Supports new SAGD technology screening and field testing design
Provides reservoir engineering and development support for shale gas joint venture projects as required
Mentors junior engineers and/or internship students
Qualifications:
Undergraduate degree in Reservoir Engineering and APEGGA Professional Engineer Accreditation
Advanced degree an asset
15+ years’ related reservoir engineering experience with 8+ years of oil sands SAGD reservoir engineering experience required
Strong expertise in the numerical simulation of thermal recovery methods
Familiarity with decline analysis tools for shale gas reservoir engineering studies an asset
Knowledge of geological principles impacting reservoir quality in in-situ oil sands development
Familiarity with geoSCOUT, OSIsoft PI or equivalent
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work well with diverse personalities and work force
Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships with multiple groups
Strong written and oral communication skills
Able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities; capable of handling pressure and challenges in a dynamic business environment
Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them
Strong analytical, critical thinking, troubleshooting, problem-solving skills, and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Legally authorized to work in Canada
Ability to travel to site as required
Adoption and demonstration of PCC Values (Honorable, Unified, Passionate, Accountable)

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