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Reservoir Engineer

Job Title: Reservoir Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Anchorage, United States
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-05-14
Reference: 80645
Contact Name: Mariana Molina
Contact Email: mariana.molina@nesgt.com
Job Published: April 10, 2018 18:42

Job Description

Reservoir Engineer

Location: Anchorage, AK

Duration: May 2018- April 2020


MAIN FUNCTIONS
  • Provide guidance to support the Reservoir Leadership Team in achieving desired performance objectives
  • Support / Advise Reservoir Leadership Team to aid in maintaining high technical standards
  • Develop plans / programs as required by the Reservoir Management team
  • Guide / support reservoir engineers to establish and implement plans that meet reservoir engineering requirements
  • Experienced in reservoir simulation and able to perform / guide detailed simulation studies
  • Perform / guide simulation and other studies to evaluate various depletion schemes and to investigate technical issues
  • Perform all related studies necessary to perform simulation studies including Pressure, Volume, Temperature (PVT), inflow/outflow, relative permeability, Special Core Analysis Laboratory (SCAL) and other evaluations
  • Perform depletion plan assessments to support the company in asset acquisition evaluations
  • Lead and/or participate in Peer Reviews to insure high technical standards are maintained
  • Provide necessary input to drilling, facilities, and other groups as required to support projects
  • Willing to mentor less experienced reservoir engineers in performing simulation and other studies
  • Document results in a comprehensive and understandable format, both in written and in graphic forms
  • Provide timely and focused updates of results/plans to management/partners/others
 

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop project-specific strategies with the Project Team to address identified risks and challenges
  • Support risk assessments and studies as defined in the Project Risk Management Plan, and ensure results are addressed as relevant field work is executed
  • Support uncertainty analysis studies and value of information assessments for data acquisition plans
  • Share safety-related Lessons Learned across project(s) and within the company
  • May facilitate Reservoir Team meetings
  • May be assigned other services / studies by the Reservoir Leadership Team
  • Maintains a high degree of ethical conduct
  • Ability to work in environment with changing priorities
  • Develop / deliver technical presentations
  • Provide regulatory compliance support as required

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • University degree or equivalent
  • 20+ years of demonstrated work experience in Reservoir Engineering positions in Oil & Gas Industry
  • Exceptional knowledge of reservoir engineering fundamentals and technical skills
  • Experienced in building, running and evaluating dynamic models to evaluate various technical issues
  • Knowledge of how to conduct reservoir simulation studies to address required issue in a timely and efficient manner Capability to identify issues and solutions and conduct reservoir evaluations independently
  • Willingness to direct and guide the work of less experienced engineers
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Initiative and problem solving capability with flexibility to react to unforeseen conditions
  • Ability to work under pressure in an environment which expects the highest levels of customer service, confidentiality and ethical behavior
  • Working knowledge of reservoir management practices, processes, and expectations.
  • Ability and desire to function in an integrated project team environment, develop successful working relationships with emphasis on effective communications in an integrated team environment
  • Must be able to effectively communicate / influence multiple levels, from Senior Level Manager to worker Willingness to travel / live away from home for extended time periods
  • Proficient in use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Office
  • Read, write, and speak fluent English, as required to function effectively within a Project Team
  • No training will be provided (other than company specific safety standards and procedures 

Internal responsibilities:
  • Technical endorsement for drillwells, rig and non-rig workovers
  • Operator management – Reservoir key focus area development and implementation
  • Reserve updates
  • Company Plan, drilling and project reappraisals