Senior Engineer, Reservoir Engineering

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We are seeking for a position Senior Engineer, Reservoir Engineer to be based at our client office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


  • Full reservoir engineering responsibility for assigned Field(s).
  • Establish technically accurate reservoir system descriptions for clastic depositional facies for all assigned sub-surface assets and projects.
  • Conduct detailed technical evaluations of reserves and fluid distributions in individual reservoir system utilizing petrophysical, geological and seismic data.
  • Define standard and special core and PVT analysis programs for dynamic reservoir properties for inputs into analytical and numerical simulation models.
  • Build fully integrated reservoir simulation models utilizing latest geological modeling techniques and reservoir simulation numerical / analytical analysis methods (i.e. Petrel, Eclipse).
  • Develop well production and deliverability profiles for different field production scenarios using industry standard well inflow and tubing performance analysis software (GAP/PROSPER/MBAL).
  • Build complex simulation models using Eclipse software. Conduct reservoir simulation history matching for reserves monitoring and optimizing recovery efficiency under primary and secondary recovery mechanisms.
  • Develop well production and deliverability profiles for different field production scenarios as required.
  • Establish and maintain technical database of all reservoir properties and performance data in conjunction with FDPs' & FFRs', all history matching, and predictions simulation runs.
  • Provide management support information for the compilation of regular progress reports, project status, reserves and development option reviews.
  • Provide training and mentoring for technical knowledge and skills development for more junior engineers.


  • Build production forecasts for inputs to economic models.
  • Develop production performance history match integrated reservoir inflow and tubing performance relationships for oil and gas reservoirs.
  • Oversight and input into monthly, quarterly and annual corporate and Petronas reserves evaluation process.
  • Solve all technical problems relating to reservoir engineering and petroleum engineering tasks relating to the accurate characterization of reservoir rock & fluid systems.
  • Develop well production and deliverability profiles for different field production scenarios.
  • Technical oversight and input into the reservoir engineering sections of FDP and FFR milestone reviews and coordination of FDP and FFR submissions
  • Define production optimization programs to production department and services companies and develop schedules and activity plans for the associated work programs.
  • Liaise with other technical and commercial disciplines (drilling, geology, production, planning, commercial) to ensure constructive and full integration of pertinent data into all reservoir asset evaluations.
  • Provide management support information for the compilation of regular progress reports, project status, reserves and development option reviews.
  • Work to develop subsurface best practices in core Reservoir Engineering skills.


  • Degree / master's in petroleum engineering or similar engineering discipline.
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience with 10 years' experience in an exploration and production or service-related company on field developments - focusing in reserves evaluation, simulation modeling and development engineering
  • Major experience with practical application of reservoir engineering principles to optimize reserves, recovery factors and production under various reservoir production strategies in oil and gas reservoirs.
  • Extensive experience in waterflood management and developing reservoir management plans.
  • Extensive experience in initiating workover and infill drilling activities and seeing them through to execution.
  • Experienced in leading projects and coordinating teams with an interest in moving into future leadership roles
  • Established history of skills development and mentoring of junior engineers.
  • Computing skills, Eclipse 100, Eclipse Office, TNav, Petrel, Saphir, GAP, Prosper, MBAL, Microsoft Office.
  • Self-motivator and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Proven team building, project leadership and supervision skills.
  • Proven negotiating, organization, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent in English-written and spoken.

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