Well Performance Engineer - CO2 Injection/Storage

Job Title: Well Performance Engineer - CO2 Injection/Storage
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Pau, France
Salary: Negotiable Daily Rate
Start Date: 2018-03-23
Reference: 79815
Contact Name: Matthew Duane
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 28, 2018 17:29

Job Description

Contract Length: 12 Months
Location: Pau, France

Scope of Work

• Develop a state of the art on the theme of "modeling multiphase flows and CO2 injectivity in aquifers or depleted hydrocarbon reservoirs".

• Conduct an active search of reference data sets to be used, internal, public and through the international consortiums in which the person in charge can participate.

• Realize a benchmark of the modeling methods associated with the previous theme, using traditional internal simulation tools (PETEX, REVEAL, ECLIPSE, tec.) With the other simulation tools used by the profession: OLGA, LEDAFLOW, T2WELL, etc.

• Identify and analyze knowledge gaps on the theme and suggestions for improvement pathways (experiments, code, etc.).

• Provide technical support for R & D Project Portfolio Management and coherence with the CCUS (Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage) strategy.

• To be the catalyst of knowledge and to capitalize on the teams of "Well Performance" and R & D.

• Follow up on some of the JIPs actions related to the topic "Multiphasic flow modeling and CO2 injectivity in aquifers or depleted hydrocarbon reservoirs".


• A weekly activity report

• Minutes of meetings on topics

• Archiving, testing of data sets in project disk trees

• Reports on benchmarking + PowerPoint + archiving of simulation outputs

• State of the art report + PowerPoint

• A report on gap analysis

• Training sessions and Workshops on specific topics with TOTAL teams.

• Participation in at least one publication per year.


The representative will be expected to have a BAC + 5 level with a PhD thesis profile, and if possible a chemistry background which would be a plus.


It is expected a minimum of 15 years of experience, senior profile, in good performance.

Engineering experiments in tank production and engineering will be considered as a plus.