Senior Reservoir Engineer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

at Mesia
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted May 23, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Reporting to the Subsurface Team Leader, the Reservoir Engineer is a member of the IA multidisciplinary subsurface team. The Reservoir Engineer will:

Have a central role in reservoir management and drainage strategy
Assist in reporting to shareholders and authorities
Assist in well planning
Perform dynamic reservoir modelling, including history matching with specific responsibility for providing bi-quarterly reference cases to owners and more regular updates as necessary
Have a mentoring role for less experienced engineers
Identify and justify surveillance requirements required to optimise and maximise reservoir productivity
Contribute to the hands on interaction with departments in the integrated planning process as well as in the operation of the field itself
University degree in petroleum engineering or equivalent (Bachelor or above) + 10 years’ experience in reservoir engineering
In addition to good general understanding of reservoir engineering principles the following special requirements apply:

In depth knowledge of Eclipse (E100 and E300) including network options
Good hands on knowledge of history matching
Considerable experience in reservoir model construction using RMS IPL or other scripting incl. visual basic (Excel macros)
IPM software (Mbal, GAP, Prosper)
Knowledge of well test and log interpretation software (Emeraud/Saphir) would also be beneficial
Track record in HSE commitment and delivery is essential
Excellent communicating skills
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
Positive attitude, demonstrating drive and determination
Team player, committed to building good working relationships)
Ability to handle challenges and take initiative, while being independent and creative)
Good command of English necessary, knowledge of French is an advantage
Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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