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Senior Engineer, Reservoir At Addax Petroleum

Date Posted: 15/May/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Addax Petroleum is a subsidiary of the Sinopec Group, one of the largest oil and gas producers in China, the biggest oil refiner in Asia and the third largest worldwide.

Addax Petroleum was founded in 1994 upon leading petroleum industry expertise and a deep-rooted understanding and respect for African cultures. Over the years, Addax Petroleum has evolved from a young pioneer into an established international oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Africa, the Middle East, and the North Sea.

Addax Petroleum is recruiting to fill the below position:

Senior Engineer, Reservoir

Job Number: 140502
Location: Lagos

Position Description

  • Provide technical and operational support on all activities vis-a-vis drilling, completions, production, well intervention activities,etc. to maximise recovery of Addax's Oil and Gas reserves from both mature and new fields in assigned area.
  • Monitor and evaluate well, reservoir, and field performance in assigned area.
  • Provide input into appraisal, development and reservoir management activities.
  • Execute detailed reservoir engineering activities as part of integrated field studies.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and experience of reservoir energy material balance, recovery process, well placement and completion technologies, open hole and production log analysis and interpretation techniques, well test analysis in Oil and Gas reservoirs, simulation model results analysis,SCAL and PVT applications.
  • Supervise,mentor,motivate and competently develop junior staff.
  • Ensure adherence to government statutory regulations in all matters relating to reservoir engineering.
  • Prepare data-decks for simulation models to include rock properties, relative permeability, PVT, capillary pressure, vertical lift performance, well specification and production data.
  • Carry out history match exercises using historical production data and pressure information.
  • Perform prediction simulation runs to evaluate a range of possible development options.
  • Provide production forecasts and reserves estimates for planning and reserves reporting
  • Perform reservoir engineering studies using classical analytical techniques (e.g. material balance, fractional flow, decline curve analysis).
  • Provide reservoir engineering input into ATDs and field development plans - and presentation of same to partners and local approval agencies.
  • Carry out subsurface studies as requested by Asset Teams to assist in development decisions.
  • Recommend and prepare detailed data gathering programmes (pressure surveys, PLTs etc) for fields and reservoirs based on Asset Team requirements.
  • Prepare and obtain approval for contracts to cover reservoir engineering technical work associated with third party service providers as required to support in-house study teams and ensure adherence / compliance with agreed scopes of work and contract ceilings.
  • Mentor and develop junior engineers

Position Requirements

  • B.Sc or M.Sc degree in Petroleum Engineering.
  • Minimum of 12 years experience in the Oil and Gas Industry (Petroleum Engineering), of which at least 10 years must have been spent conducting integrated reservoir and other technical studies. Expert proficiency in Eclipse, good understanding of static modelling

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