Key Tasks Are Expected to Include

Key Tasks Are Expected to Include

Job Title: Senior Reservoir Engineer

Job Location: Moscow, Russia

Job Type: Permanent Job

Job Overview:

A IOC seek a Senior Reservoir Engineer to join a newly formed head-office subsurface team to play a key role in the maximisation of value from their subsurface assets. Applicants are invited with a minimum of 5 years’ industry experience, excellent reservoir dynamic characterization skills, reservoir monitoring, optimizationexperience and the desire to join a well known International Company on the threshold of significant exciting expansion.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Well test design, supervision and interpretation.
  • Design, monitoring and interpretation of interference tests.
  • Design of fluid sampling and PVT analyses. Interpretation of the data obtained from those analyses. Fluid characterization.
  • Design and interpretation of water compatibility studies for water injection systems.
  • Design and interpretation of Conventional and Special Core Analyses.
  • Understanding of rock properties from wireline logs and core analyses.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively within multidisciplinary teams of other professionals in all aspects of field development, reservoir characterization and reservoir monitoring.
  • Design and interpretation of production logs.
  • Interpretation of cement logs.
  • Perform well location assessment, wellbore trajectory planning for highly deviated and horizontal wells, develop subsurface well prognosis estimates.
  • Design well completions and artificial lift requirements.
  • Define perforation intervals with the geologist.
  • Evaluate and determine reserves and resource figures. Prepare the data for reserve audits.
  • Reservoir and production daily surveillance.
  • Quality checking of field data based on a good knowledge on Gas Oil Separation Plants, fiscal metering and meter proving.
  • Design and follow-up of reservoir pressure monitoring programs.
  • Perform production allocation based on production tests and field production data.
  • Determine production forecasts based on decline analysis and dynamic simulation.
  • PrepareField Development Plans.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum and Reservoir Engineering.Advanced Degree Preferred.
  • Solid background in Reservoir Engineering.
  • At least 5 years relevant oil industry experience with some or all with an operator essential.
  • Proven experience in reservoir monitoring and dynamic simulation, integrating production, log and core data essential.
  • Good knowledge of advanced reservoir engineering tools:
  • Prosper
  • MBal
  • GAP
  • PanSystem or Saphyr
  • OFM
  • Experience in Conventional and Special Core Analysis methodologies and interpretation.
  • Experience in PVT experiments and analysis interpretation.
  • Experience in well testing design and supervision.
  • Experience in PLT design, supervision and interpretation.
  • Experience in reserves estimations following SPE or SEC rules.
  • Experience in production data quality checking and production allocation.
  • Previous experience of working assets in Russia.
  • Ability and desire to mentor more junior staff, to share knowledge and experiences to increase the skill set of the team.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills essential; must be able to convey information and ideas through presentations and reports in a clear manner that engages the audience and helps them to understand the technical issues involved
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment.
  • Confidence to tackle areas outside their comfort zone, merging their own skills with contributions from colleagues in other disciplines to resolve complex, multi-faceted problems.
  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with partners, licensing authorities, third parties and consultants.
  • Entrepreneurial with a strong desire to be successful in developing oil and gas assets.
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English.