Senior Reservoir Engineer

Location: Aberdeen

Date Posted: 29 May 2019

Closing Date: 26 June 2019

Department: Subsurface

Onshore/Offshore: Onshore

Reports to: Subsurface Manager

Role Purpose

  • The role of the Senior Reservoir Engineer is to lead and manage all reservoir engineering related deliverables associated with Bruce, Keith and Rhum whilst supporting the corporate portfolio of projects and opportunities
  • The role focusses on reservoir and base management along with reservoir engineering support to on-going projects to maximise value before field COP.  These include propped fracturing, recompletions and well-intervention options
  • Manage all related notifications to OGA, i.e Stewardship survey
  • Manage BKR reserves reporting
  • As required, model impact on third party opportunities

Areas of Responsibility

Geographical Span: Serica Assets - UKCS

Budgetary Responsibilities: No

Direct Reports: No

Travel Required: As required

Main Tasks

  • Responsible for managing resource and reserves progression in accordance with Company standards
  • Responsible for subsurface communications with partners
  • Long term production forecasting, option identification and resource progression
  • Provision of reservoir engineering input and support for Exploration, Development, Infill, Non-Op and M&A opportunities
  • Communication of subsurface risk and uncertainty to enable informed Area decisions
  • Integration with other functions, especially Ops, Commercial and Wells
  • Support of Area Development Planning processes, and responsible for subsurface inputs to this
  • Responsible for evaluating and communicating export impact of 3rd party activities on BKR

Professional Skills

  • >10 years’ experience in reservoir engineering role
  • Eclipse and other reservoir engineering software skills, building, running and optimising models
  • All other reservoir engineering tools – material balance, decline curves etc
  • PVT understanding
  • Excellent technical writing and presentation skills
  • Understanding of economics and commercial drivers
  • Ability to work with geologists/ geophysicist to build models and run sensitivities
  • Experience with Petroleum Expert Suite of software (i.e. MBAL, Prosper, PVTp, etc)
  • Pressure Transient Analysis experience

Behavioural Skills

Key behaviours include:
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Technical discipline knowledge
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Performance driven
  • Lead projects and deliver on time
  • Communication to management
  • Ability to multi-task

Education Requirements

  • Degree in petroleum engineering or closely related subject
  • Masters in Petroleum engineering

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Closing Date:
26 June 2019