SENIOR RESERVOIR ENGINEER - Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Fircroft
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted April 18, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Contract


The Role:
The Senior Reservoir Engineer is responsible for all reservoir engineering aspects - consisting of operated and non-operated producing fields, and fields planned for development. This includes delivery of plans to optimise economic recovery and to identify further opportunities. The individual must be self-starting, open to new ideas.

Responsible for working with geophysicists, geologists and petrophysicists to ensure static and dynamic reservoir models are maintained and updated
 Integration of data to develop improved understanding of reservoirs and well performance
 Development of depletion plans and production forecasts. Evaluate a variety of development schemes, reservoir management strategies and review reservoir uncertainties, risks and mitigation plans.
 Identify and develop opportunities that maximize economic recovery
 Generate & document reserves estimates. Engage in discussions internally and with reserves auditors
 Review and update short term and long term production forecasts
 Review PVT data acquisition and laboratory analysis programmes as required
 Support design of Reservoir Engineering SCAL as required
 Contribute to technical reports, such as well proposals, decision support packages and field development plans.
 Engage with JV partners and other external organisations
 Participate constructively in technical assurance activities (principally Peer Assists but also Peer Reviews)
 Communicate openly and effectively

Qualifications and skills
 Educated to degree level in petroleum engineering or similar discipline.
 Significant experience in reservoir engineering methods as well as a good understanding of material balance analysis, fluid characterisation, SCAL data interpretation, well-test interpretation, well performance and production forecasting
 Experienced user of industry standard software, e.g. Prosper, MBAL, PVTp or PVTi, Pansys, Saphir, and Eclipse or VIP.
 Experienced in risk/uncertainty analysis and development of mitigation strategies.
 Broad experience of different reservoir fluid types
 Experienced in field development and depletion planning
 Experienced in reserves estimation.
 Peer Assist/Review experience
 Experienced and confident at working with internal and external stakeholders
 Independent and able to work with minimum supervision.
 Problem solver willing who is willing to consider new solutions and to lead discussion on adoption of non-traditional solutions.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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