|Date Posted||June 19, 2016|
|Min. Years Experience Required||6|
|Must Already Have Work Rights||Yes|
The Maersk Oil Research & Technology Centre is Maersk Oil’s first global research and technology centre tasked with developing cutting-edge applications for the Al Shaheen field while supporting Qatar’s 2030 Vision of a knowledge-based future. The $100 million USD centre, dubbed the MO-RTC, is located at the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), which is supported by other industrial majors including oil companies. The MO-RTC will focus on research that will create practical and applicable solutions to clearly-defined problems in oil and gas production.
•The MO-RTC will divide its work into four streams – developing applications for its renowned long horizontal wells to improve oil recovery, defining and investigating new Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) methods, Providing Digital Rock Physics technical expertise and researching Qatar’s marine ecosystem to help reduce Maersk Oil’s environmental footprint. The MO-RTC has already begun work, initiating field trials of acoustic sensing in wells with fibre optical cables, electron microscopy on cuttings while drilling and of a patented technology for measuring water injection profiles in horizontal wells. In fact, the team has already notched up eight patents so far. The centre has also already teamed up with a number of international and local partners, including the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) to study improved oil recovery and Texas A&M University Qatar on EOR-related topics
Maersk Oil Qatar A/S offers a wide range of education and career opportunities for employees possessing necessary skills and competencies.
•Initiate and contribute to the teams work on the reservoir engineering aspects of long horizontal well technology and application.
•Perform reservoir simulation studies supporting further technology development
•Planning and execution for field trials, business case writing
•Investigate dynamic behaviour and performance of long horizontal wells in relationship to well design, well operation and reservoir management.
•Investigate near-wellbore phenomena and performance of long horizontal wells in relation to well design and reservoir management.
•Initiate, execute and manage research programs at universities, other research institutions and/or operating companies.
•Work in close cooperation with the other technical disciplines and departments in Maersk Oil.
•Engage with the local/global petroleum engineering community to promote Maersk Oil and attract new talent.
•Propose and mature field tests of technology concepts
•Investigate and evaluate technology concepts relevant for the development of reservoirs operated by Maersk Oil.
•Produce abstracts, conference papers and reports documenting the study and promoting the MO-RTC profile
•Initiate inventions and patent writings
•Initiate laboratory and pilot scale testing of technology concepts
Who we are looking for
•M.Sc. petroleum engineering, chemical engineering or other science discipline
•PhD in petroleum or chemical engineering is desirable
•A minimum of 6-8 years of oil industry experience.
The candidate should also have
•Experience with the introduction of new technology or concepts
•Experience in patent filing
•Excellent reservoir simulation skills - preferably Eclipse
•strong Nodal analysis skills- preferably PETEX software
•Reservoir modeling for carbonate reservoirs
•Experience with integrated asset modeling
•Experience with reservoir management workflows
•Experience with leading a small group of junior engineers