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Job Title: Senior Reservoir Engineer

Recruiter: Progressive Global Energy and Natural Resources / Progressive Recruitment

Employer: Independent Oil and Gas Company  

Job type: Perm

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Nigeria

Progressive Global Energy are seeking a Senior Reservoir Engineer for an independent oil & gas company, with a diversified portfolio of production, development and exploration assets.

Due to expansion and the acqusition of new assets, Progressive Global Energy are loking for a Senior Reservoir Engineer to join a stable Reservoir team providing reservoir engineering support to existing producing fields.


•   Studying the behaviour and characteristics of gas/oil reservoirs to determine the course of future development and production that will maximize profit

•   Conducting reservoir engineering studies (including analytical and/or simulation techniques as appropriate)

•   Generating forecasts and reserve estimates to meet internal business plan, budget and external reporting;

•   Formulating field development strategies and propose these to management

•   Peer review team member to ensure technical quality and to enhance value

•   Performing well-test interpretation of existing or new wells as well as reservoir performance predictions

•   Production optimization through work overs, choke changes, nodal improvements, etc.

•   Closely interacting with asset teams to maximize production whilst producing within operating envelope

•   Carry out operational follow-up of new wells and work overs when required

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

•   Different recovery mechanisms (primary, secondary, CO2, compositional, thermal)

•   Ever challenging reservoir development problems (voidage balance, gas storage/cycling & injection, multi-zone differential depletion, horizontal wells)

•   Coupled and integrated reservoir modelling (IPM, IFM, Resolve, Parallel Simulation)

•   Reserves estimation and categorization

•   Risk, Uncertainty, value of information, project economics

•   Variety of fluid types, ideally in both clastic and carbonate reservoirs

•   Must have intellectual curiosity and rigor, reliability, imagination and creative thinking, autonomy and adaptability

•   Have a good working knowledge of PVT, SCAL, reserves, reservoir simulation modelling, production optimisation, forcasting and integrated modelling

•   Be a senior Eclipse user, proved experience with Eclipse modules including OFFICE, NWM, VFPI, Flogrid, Floviz, Schedule, Welltest, Petrel RE

•   Have a strong back-ground on black-oil reservoir simulation and gas/oil field modelling and history matching

•   Show experience on designing, interpreting well tests, preferably using Kappa-Saphire/Prosper/Welltest

•   Show an understanding of integrated asset/ production modelling preferably with petroleum experts tools like GAP, Prosper and Mbal

•   Good knowledge of all operational aspects of the oil and gas field including reservoir, drilling, completion, production and surface facilities.

Reference: PR-12356784

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