Senior Reservoir Engineer - Heavy Oil - Oslo

Location Oslo, Norway
Date Posted October 23, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Job Summary :
DNO is a Norwegian oil and gas operator focused on the Middle East-North Africa region and the North Sea. Founded in 1971, DNO is Norways oldest oil company. With a leading position in terms of reserves and production in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, DNO produces around 110,000 barrels of oil per day from the flagship Tawke field.
Due to increased drilling activity in Kurdistan, DNO is seeking to appoint a Senior Reservoir Engineer with significant experience in development of heavy oil reservoirs. The Senior Reservoir Engineer will be joining an international and dynamic working environment characterized by experienced, skilled and motivated employees.
The Senior Reservoir Engineer will be a key member of the Field Development team. The Senior Reservoir Engineer will work as a reservoir engineer within the DNO Field Development team to provide critical expertise into the management and development of DNOs heavy oil assets in Kurdistan. The role will also act in an advisory capacity on reservoir related matters. Work undertaken will have a direct impact on business decisions made by the Company.
Health, safety, environment and security are core values at DNO and are taken very seriously. All employees are expected to play thier role whereas senior staff are also part of a company-wide safety leadership programme.

Key Responsibilities :
Heavy oil field development planning, monitoring and reservoir management
Understanding of production allocation, reporting and forecasting to support history matching
Perform volumetric, reserves and with a sound understanding of economics assessment
Well test design, interpretation and supervision
Manage Companys reservoir-related databases
Reporting and presentation

Required Qualifications and Experience:
Ideally MSc Petroleum Engineering or, as minimum BS Degree in Petroleum Engineering (or equivalent).
15+ years experience in the E&P; Industry including extensive experience with an operator developing heavy oil reservoirs
Specialist within the discipline of analysis and reservoir modelling of fractured carbonates
Thorough knowledge of reservoir engineering fundamentals and experience of reservoir engineering aspects of different reservoir systems
Good understanding of static and dynamic reservoir characterization and 3D modelling techniques
Knowledge and understanding of other subsurface disciplines and petroleum economics

Key Attributes:
Open, clear, communication style
Significant technical competency and high standards in quality of work delivered
Strong workstation skills, expertise with modelling & simulation software (preferably Petrel/Eclipse), and other reservoir engineering software applications (Petroleum Experts IPM suite, Kappa), ability to learn new software
Good planning and organizational skills
Ability to multi-task and execute multiple studies/projects simultaneously
Good, interpersonal, presentation, communication and reporting skills (fluency in verbal and written English language) including recognition of local cultural requirements
Initiative and desire to learn and expand within role
Collaborative style and a strong team player
Ability to grasp complex issues and convey their resolution to colleagues and project stakeholders
High energy, strong work ethic
Self-starter with fire in the belly
Flexible working style with adaptability
Ability to achieve results in a small company through initiative and taking accountability
Able to effectively deliver in a matrix environment of teams and functions
Able to contribute personally to solve problems and get things done with a sense of urgency
Flexible to undertake some business travel in the role

This position will report to Head of Field Development.
Applicants should provide their resume only in PDF format.

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