Senior Reservoir Engineer - UAE

at Lawrence Harvey
Location United Arab Emirates
Date Posted July 7, 2015
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 8


Senior Reservoir Engineer - UAE


Planning and forecasting duties:
*Participate in Planning of new RDP/FRDP and Field Production Optimization projects.
*Provision of reserves and production forecasts, sensitivities and risk evaluations for projects economic evaluations.
*Formulate alternatively field - reservoir development scenarios tailored to specific conditions
*Participate in planning, monitoring and following-up of horizontal, highly deviated wells.
*Providing calibrated simulation models from special history matching techniques based and alternative scenarios for production predictions.
*Drive projects towards results within expected time, quality and budget constraints.
*Plan and track work related to project goals.

Industry knowledge:
*Keep on track with evolution and new technologies in the reservoir engineering and closely related disciplines in order to improve performance and reduce costs.
*Document all relevant information to keep the management of Reservoir Engineering department posted.
*Provide high quality input as member of the multidisciplinary teams to reservoir development projects.

*Work within integrated reservoir studies teams, field development and implemention teams.
*Draw up Reservoir Engineering for new technology opportunities on Reservoir Simulation within Integrated Reservoir Modeling using Petrel RE, Eclipse or similar.
*Assure support and guidance to Asset of projects implementation, production monitoring and analysis to verify compliance with forecast
*Calculate hydrocarbon-in-place and reserves estimations.
*Participate in auditing
*Undertake new & mature field development/redevelopment studies, production forecasting and optimisation.
*Undertake development and redevelopment studies of water-flood, heavy-oil, and enhanced oil recovery projects as well as involvement in their implementation, management & optimisation.
*Perform reservoir and project risk assessments and assist with decision and economic analysis.
*Involvement in well test design & analysis, decline analysis and risk analysis.
*Providing technical expertise on Reservoir Simulation and Integrated Reservoir Modeling across Petroleum Engineering department studies and projects.

*Co-ordinate with Assets, Project & Engineering, and Drilling on the flow of project approval documentation, timing, resources, post implementation results & data documentation.
*Alignment of the activities to other project's activities and priorities.
*Project leaders to explain technical solution adopted to the stakeholders & government agencies in order to get their approval and keep them informed at each stage of the project.

*Report any ongoing activities / status / projects within the Reservoir Engineering department to the line manager and peers.

People development:
*Support other colleagues and to mentor the development of less experienced professionals.
*Participate in software and training issues.

Job requirements:
*A university degree in Engineering, preferably in Petroleum Engineering, or any other related discipline.
*Minimum 8 years of relevant Reservoir Engineering: reservoir evaluation, field development and reservoir management.
*Proficiency in spoken and written English.
*Ability to evaluate field development opportunities by integrating geology, geophysics, petrophysics, reservoir, well & production facility data.
*Strong analytical approach in solving complex technical problems within a multi-disciplined environment.
*Proficient reporting and presentation skills.
*Ability to work within a cross-functional, multi-cultural team.
*Proficient in the use of the industry standard reservoir engineering software (MBal, Prosper, PVTP; Crystal Ball; Topaze; Saphir; Petrel RE; Eclipse or similar).

Lawrence Harvey is acting as an employment agency in regards to this position.

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