Reservoir Engineer VI

Houston, TX, Texas

Responsible for the generation and continuous improvement of the hydrocarbon or CCUS field and area development plan and its implementation, covering operation, surveillance, resources progression, risk management and technology.


  • Promote hydrocarbon resources progression by assessing surveillance and analogue data, development activities and materiality, and working across multi-disciplines to provide input and justification for reserves/resources estimation and reporting, following company's guidelines.
  • Monitor field and well performance data and plan further programmes for surveillance, risk management and reservoir studiesShort term and life-of-field production forecast
  • Provides support for well and project planning processes, including drilling operations, well evaluations and facility options, maintaining various performance and management tools to track performance compared to plan.
  • Ensures that appropriate appraisal data is obtained in the exploration wells to evaluate development options and mitigate development risks and uncertainty, determining realistic development scenarios and assessing the commercial viability of the prospects.

Experience and Requirements:

  • Bsc/Msc/PhD degree in Petroleum/ Reservoir Engineering or related applied science or engineering
  • Essential skills include:
    • Reservoir Management (making a field development plan)
    • Reservoir Performance (implement the field development plan)
    • Reservoir Simulation (reliable forecast by classical RE or numerical approaches).
  • Direct hands-on experience with analytical / numerical RE toolkit (PETEX IPM, Nexus, Pressure Transient Analysis, Decline Curve Analysis)
  • Developing level of data science and analytics skill is a minimum
  • Ability to organize and lead cross discipline workshops and meetings.
  • Able to manage multiple activities and to quickly respond to changing business priorities.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal). Experienced with presenting to senior management.

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