Senior Reservoir Engineer & Reservoir Engineer in Sydney, Australia

at Resourceful Recruitment
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted December 11, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Join a dynamic and creative team – top end technical work
Innovative workplace that promotes diversity, inclusion and flexibility
2-year fixed-term-contract with likely extensions
Oil Search was established in Papua New Guinea in 1929 and is the country’s largest oil producer and private employer. Over 95% of its assets are in PNG, where it holds oil and gas production and exploration licences plus a 29% interest in the US$19 billion PNG LNG Project. This world class liquefied natural gas (LNG) development, which delivered its first LNG sales in May 2014, has quadrupled Oil Search’s production and transformed the Company into a major LNG exporter.

Oil Search has a clear strategy to drive future growth. We are pursuing opportunities to develop additional LNG trains in PNG, underpinned by existing discovered gas resources in the NW Highlands, including the P’nyang gas field in PRL 3, and the Elk-Antelope fields in the onshore Gulf Province. Oil Search believes that there is presently sufficient gas to support at least two PNG LNG-sized expansion trains and possibly three trains, contingent on additional appraisal drilling.

A unique opportunity now exists for a S enior Reservoir Engineer & Reservoir Engineer to join the business and contribute to one of the company’s top 5 strategic initiatives for 2018.

Apply appropriate reservoir techniques and technologies to provide robust and defendable dynamic reservoir models
Conduct history matched reservoir simulation studies for existing fields
Estimate reserves and forecast for evaluations and development planning
Develop and apply reservoir optimisation techniques
Support all technical reports, ensuring all objectives are met
Ensure reservoir engineering appraisal and development objectives are maintained

Tertiary qualifications in Petroleum Engineering
5+ years (Reservoir Engineer) or 10+ years (Senior Reservoir Engineer) experience in strong technical roles involving mature producing oil and gas fields
Experience in complex mature producing environments involving extended well production histories with associated allocation uncertainties, multi-zone completions, compartmentalisation, gas reinjection, cross boundary production, swing cycle uncertainties and compositional modelling
Proven ability to work independently, can meet strict deadlines with a strong delivery focus
An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards
An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization with excellent communication skills and a strong ability to influence at a senior level
This role presents a truly unique opportunity to join a highly successful oil and gas company and work alongside global experts. Employees enjoy a host of job-related benefits, from health and well-being and employee assistance programs, through to industry training and flexible work arrangements. This position is based in Sydney CBD full interstate relocation provided.

Oil Search is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe inclusion inspires innovation and welcome applications from all, regardless of race, age, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation.

To APPLY , please follow the link and upload your current resume in word format. If you have any questions please contact Conor Murdock at Resourceful Recruitment on +61 7 3214 360

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