Senior Reservoir Engineer in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Fircroft
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted January 17, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The Role:• Evaluate resources and reserves ranges of field development projects in association with his / her G&G colleagues. Expected to provide an evaluation of subsurface risks and uncertainties of these projects. Fluent in reservoir simulation techniques, model building, decline curve analysis. • Performs analysis of field and well production behaviour incorporating G&G understanding of the field in order to define the reservoir management strategy and to propose production optimising operations. Prepares Well Intervention Requests and WSOR documents. • May be called offshore to witness relevant operations such as PLT’s, perforations, Cased hole Pulse Neutron logging, Well Testing, offshore PVT sampling and production chemistry. Usually delegated to less experienced engineers. • Performs yearly reserves and profile evaluations for the Prime, LTP exercises. Performs prospect evaluations, data rooms, and Direct Resource Opportunities studies. • Present evaluations to Partner meetings, HQ peer reviews, UK authorities • Mentors less experienced Reservoir Engineers. • Apply Company’s Health, Safety and Environment Policy and Safety Management System • To identify and promote value adding opportunities (i.e. production and reserves increases) • Performing reserves / resources evaluation autonomously in accordance with Group standards and within tight timelines • Responsible for WSOR and Well Intervention geosciences inputs, in particular for safety critical parameters such as reservoir pressure evaluations and fluid properties. • Managing HQ or external studies. Develops budget recommendations for technical work. • Plays a key technical role in projects / 2G&R studies. Demonstrates initiative and leadership within the 2G&R team. SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: • BSc Hons Degree in Engineering or related discipline (MSc preferred) • Minimum 8 years of experience in reservoir engineering related topics in the oil industry, including field experience of reservoir monitoring activities (i.e. witnessing DST, wireline logging, perforations). Has performed project development studies sanctioned by a REGIS or equivalent peer reviews. Has experience in preparation and follow up of well construction operations (i.e. WSOR preparation, completion design) • Good understanding of geological and geophysical concepts such as sequential stratigraphy correlations, geophysical interpretation, seismic acquisition and processing. • Good understanding of project economics, well construction concepts and hazards, completion operations and design, well lift performance, allocation.The Company:Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.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.Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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