Specialist, Reservoir Engineering in Calgary, Canada

at Suncor Energy Services
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted April 30, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview
Reporting to the director, emerging projects, in situ resources, you will be responsible for leading subsurface technical evaluations and studies to progress green field SAGD developments from resource delineation to first oil.
Key Accountabilities
Ensure technical quality of SAGD green field depletion plans including optimized well planning and production forecasting using multiple methods
Strengthen technical materials for project approvals (i.e. peer and gate reviews)
Act as subsurface technical lead for winter programs, subsurface technical plans, including design and evaluation of reservoir testing programs
Lead various technical studies such as lean zone mitigation plans
Support the development and implementation of proven, continuous improvement technologies such as NCG co-injection, FCD and ES-SAGD
Enhance economic outcomes of Suncor growth projects through optimization and creative thinking and planning. Drive focus on cost reduction plans for all sub surface activities
Participate and provide guidance for evaluation of commercial opportunities (resource assessment)
Stewardship of reserves evaluations and working with Suncor reserve committee
Support business plan development, major property reviews and regulatory applications
Lead development of various technical best practices documents and standards
Provide technical mentorship to junior engineers
Required Qualifications
Experience and Education
Minimum 15 years of reservoir engineering experience within oil and gas
Five or more years of thermal recovery experience
Experience with cap rock integrity evaluation (mini frac and geo-mechanics)
Green field SAGD experience
Bachelor’s degree in engineering and registered as a professional engineer through APEGA
Skills and Knowledge
Proficiency in thermal production forecasting and recovery evaluation through analog, analytical, empirical and simulation approaches
Deep understanding of field operations from optimum level of delineation drilling through to horizontal producer/injector wells and completions including flow/buildups/falloff and interference test design and analysis
Capability and understanding of industry economic methods and decision processes
The ability to lead projects and collaborate with others in order to achieve results and deliver value in a well-integrated multi-functional team environment
Effective communication skills and experience in stakeholders relationship management
Working Conditions
This position will be based in Calgary, Alberta at the Suncor Energy Centre
On-call duties will be required during the winter program
Why Suncor
Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:
Competitive base salary and compensation programs
Attractive annual incentive program
Flexible benefits package
Rewarding pension and savings plans
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Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.
And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.
As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.
Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.
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JOB CATEGORY: Engineering

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