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Job Title: Petroleum Engineer  

Location: Lagos, Nigeria  

Employer: Neconde Energy Limited

Report to: Subsurface Manager

Asset: OML 42

Department: Technical

Job Description:

This job involves maximising hydrocarbon exploitation at minimum cost while maintaining a strong emphasis on reducing environmental impact.

To determine the most likely locations of by-passed oil in the allocated field and compiling detailed development plans of reservoir performance using mathematical models to ensure maximum economic recovery.

Direct Reports: None

Indirect Reports: None

Key Contacts NEL: Subsurface Team, Drilling Team, C&P, Operations, Finance

Key Contacts External: Contractors, Consultants, DPR

Other Job Requirements

Local travel   Y   Frequency: 20%

International travel   Y   Frequency: 10%

Possible relocation   N   

Key Deliverables/KPI:

1   Conduct petrophysical analysis to better understand and quantify the resource

2   Perform, Supervise and QC integrated production models including reservoir and pipelines and optimize for production and reserves.

3   PVT modeling analysis and modeling including black oil, condensate and compositional fluid models with no supervision

4   Develop project proposals figuring out all the technical aspects, in liaison with cost estimation and realistic schedule of project work.

5   Perform, Supervise and QC field development planning and optimization

Key Competencies:

1   Able to build and run integrated production models including reservoir and pipelines and optimize for production and reserves.  Show creativity and innovation in optimizing production.

2   Field experience, drilling and monitoring of development and appraisal wells, openhole logging, mudlogging, geomechanical analysis, fault seal analysis and pressure prediction

3   Prepare or review detailed workover programs for execution, ensuring no procedural or safety gaps

General Knowledge, Managerial and/or Technical Skills – 5 Maximum:

1   Have a mastery of well completions and down hole equipment and their functions and expert diagnosis of problems

2   Advanced knowledge and experience of LWD, wireline, tools and analysis techniques

Education/Certification & Experience required:

1   A university degree in petroleum, mechanical or chemical engineering or closely related disciplines, with minimum of seven years relevant experience in an oil producing environment (operating companies preferred).

2   Must possess a broad-based petroleum engineering experience covering production and reservoir engineering.

3   Candidates with experience in reservoir modelling and field operations will be a plus.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants should apply online or send their Cover Letter and CV to

Closing Date: 2014-03-14

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