SENIOR RESERVOIR ENGINEER - Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at TAQA
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 7, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

SENIOR RESERVOIR ENGINEER

Ref: TBR-740

Type of Role Permanent only Job Function Geosciences & Subsurface Location Aberdeen, UK Job Description ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary asset team, responsible for reservoir engineering input to Asset Development teams

At the senior level, the job holder will be expected to work on their own initiative will be involved in technically challenging projects which require the application of technical expertise.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for a wide range of reservoir engineering activities, including:
    • Reservoir management on existing fields to maximise economic recovery
    • Dynamic reservoir modelling and well test analysis
    • Generating production forecasts and reserves estimates
    • Identification of infill drilling targets
    • Planning and execution of technical programmes in conjunction with drilling/well operations teams.
  • Provides input to field development, exploration and drilling plans.
  • Participates in peer reviews, and contributes to management and joint venture partner meetings.
  • Senior Reservoir Engineer will take a lead role in
    • Supporting the Asset Development Manager in opportunity identification and maturation
    • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other reservoir engineers
    • Project management
    • Monitoring and applying new technologies

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING

Essential

  • BSc in Engineering

Preferred

  • MSc in Petroleum/Reservoir Engineering or related discipline

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

Essential

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Proven ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Good understanding of reservoir management
  • Good working knowledge of reservoir engineering techniques
  • Good working knowledge of reservoir simulation and material balance software
  • Good understanding of the commercial implications of reservoir engineering activities
  • Up to date knowledge of technological developments, industry initiatives, etc.

Preferred

  • Experience of working in an Operator environment
  • Experience of using ECLIPSE software
  • Experience with economic evaluations

ADDITIONAL SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills, including making presentations and technical report-writing
  • Pragmatic team player

INTERACTIONS

INTERNAL INTERACTIONS

  • Other development team members
  • Operational/Drilling teams
  • Project/Appraisal engineering teams
  • Commercial teams

EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS

  • JV/industry peers
  • Regulatory authorities e.g. HSE, OPRED
  • Reserves audit teams
  • Technical networks
  • Specialist consultants/study teams
Closing Date 23/06/2017

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