Senior Reservoir Engineer, Muscat, Oman

at Oxy
Location Muscat, Oman
Date Posted July 10, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


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A Senior Reservoir Engineer is required to support the future development potential in Block 9. The Senior Reservoir Engineer will provide reservoir engineering support for one of the B9 RMT’s in the areas of reservoir management, development, and reserves. The Senior Reservoir Engineer will work closely with geoscientists to develop and evaluate opportunities to conduct well intervention, drilling opportunities, field optimization strategies, data acquisition, depletion options in under-developed parts of existing fields, and development of new fields. Other responsibilities include developing production forecasts, budget preparation and reserves estimation.
The Senior Reservoir Engineer responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Identify and evaluate field development opportunities and formulate FDP’s for B9 fields.
  • Evaluate/optimize the ongoing depletion plans and identify new opportunities.
  • Contribute to preparation of technical documentation for various subsurface projects.
  • Propose data acquisition plans to enhance the reservoir characterization.
  • Identify projects (drilling, compression, artificial lift, debottlenecking, and workovers) to maximize production and reserves additions.
  • Develop production forecasts, budget estimates, and estimate reserves.
  • Support operations, facilities projects and workover activities.
  • Support reservoir simulation studies.
  • Participate in various planning activities including reserves update, budget process, and capital post audits.
  • Prepare and participate in various technical presentations for Oxy management, partners, and government.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years of reservoir engineering experience.
  • Experience in classical reservoir engineering methods is required.
  • Experience in reserves estimation and reserves booking is required.
  • Experience in reservoir simulation modeling is desirable.
  • Experience in corporate planning is desirable.
  • Economic evaluation skills; experience using PEEP is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent PC skills (especially with Microsoft Excel).


 - Reservoir

Primary Location

 - Oman-Muscat-Al Ghubra




 - Full-time

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