Senior Reservoir Modelling Engineer - Abu Dhabi

at Subsurface Global
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted August 31, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

To support the development of the company's operated asset in the Middle East through the application of reservoir modelling techniques integrated with other subsurface disciplines.
Interfaces with other reservoir modellers and reservoir engineers in the Abu Dhabi office and internationally to ensure best practices are defined, shared and put into place.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides a full range of reservoir modelling support and analysis to the team including (but not limited to):
In conjunction with the Senior Modelling Geologist, shares primary responsibility for the development and optimisation of all static and dynamic reservoir models
Running and analysing simulations to determine optimal development strategies
Input to and support of the Field Development Plan, including periodic updates to the document as knowledge of the field evolves
Provides reservoir modelling support for the annual reserve assessment submissions and the development of production forecasts for budgeting and corporate planning requirements
Input to reservoir management and surveillance programs consistent with the long term depletion strategy and operation optimisation initiatives
Conceptual design support for well planning activity including drilling, completion and production testing
Provides general support to the Senior Reservoir Engineer including support for well test design and analysis as well as fluid sampling and analysis programs
Collaborates with other subsurface staff in designing petrophysical acquisition and analysis programs
Provides reservoir modelling support to Business Development objectives as required
Promotes an integrated approach by working within a multi-disciplinary team to incorporate geological, geophysical, petrophysical and reservoir engineering information into reservoir models evaluating the company's interests
Shares knowledge and learnings with other modelling professionals both in Abu Dhabi as well as internationally
Coaches, mentors and supports the development of less-experienced staff within the company
Supports the company's core values of safety and sustainability, pursuit of excellence, trust, working together, and courage and creativity
QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING REQUIRED

B.Sc. in Engineering with P. Eng. or equivalent professional designation
EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

Experience working with the development and optimization of static and dynamic reservoir models
Reservoir simulation experience in fractured reservoirs
Excellent communication, project management and leadership skills
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work and succeed in a multi-disciplinary team environment
Proven track record of adding value through the effective application of reservoir modelling concepts to projects
Working knowledge of geology, geophysics, and petrophysics to support integration efforts
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Experience in the use of Eclipse simulation and Petrel RE reservoir modelling software packages
International experience, particularly in the MENA region

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