Senior Reservoir Engineer in United Kingdom

at Shell
Location United Kingdom
Date Posted May 21, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


United KingdomJob Description
The successful candidate will be working as a Senior Reservoir Engineer in one of the five major Clusters operated by Shell in the UK, comprising a total of about 30 fields. This includes large variety of fields, both clastic and chalk reservoirs, oil fields with depletion drive, gas and water injection and normally pressured and HPHT gas fields.
For the right candidate there will be an opportunity to have line responsibility for a small team of Reservoir Engineers and/or take on the role of Opportunity Manager for a development project.

During the assignment opportunities will likely arise to work on different fields and clusters, providing further technical development opportunities.

In general, the Senior Reservoir Engineer will play a leading role in production optimization through ongoing well and reservoir management and VR activities. Identification and maturation of further VC opportunities, such as infill wells, will also be an important part of the job.

Accountabilities include: build, maintain and improve dynamic models, formulate and coordinate updates of field development plans, provide input to well proposals and well activity proposals, providing reservoir engineering support for exploration, generate production forecasts for existing wells and proposed development activities for the Annual Business Plan, estimate reserves and contingent resources and report in the Annual Report of Petroleum Resources.
The Senior Reservoir Engineer is expected to share and leverage knowledge from within the asset, and Shell globally to add value to UK fields, act as a technical coach and/or mentor, providing support for other reservoir engineers within the Asset team, identify Reservoir Engineering discipline improvement opportunities and contribute to the maintenance and advancement of the Reservoir Engineering discipline.

Each reservoir engineer works within an integrated multidisciplinary team focused on development activities in a particular field or field area. Allocation of area and activity responsibilities within the reservoir engineering group is based on both the personal development needs of individuals and the needs of the business.

Country of Work LocationUnited Kingdom
City, State (if applicable)
Work LocationAberdeen - Tullos
Reservoir Engineering
Company Description
Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.
Proven experience in Reservoir Engineering is a pre-requisite.
You have a solid working knowledge of RE analytical evaluation techniques and numerical simulation modelling, with exposure towards field development planning activities and reservoir surveillance.
The experience in integrated field modelling tools would be highly beneficial.
The interest to collaborate with a wide range of technical and business professionals.
An ability to produce high quality technical work and on time.
Coaching of less experienced staff is a component of the job.
No. of Positions1
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Job Expires21-Jun-2019

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