at Yetkun Oil Resources

Oil & Gas / Mining
Oil & Energy
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

A Petroleum Engineer is involved in nearly all of the stages of oil and gas field evaluation, development and production. The aim of a Petroleum Engineer in Yetkunoil Resources is to maximise hydrocarbon recovery at minimum cost while maintaining a strong emphasis on reducing environmental impact.


liaising with geoscientists, production and reservoir engineers, and commercial managers to interpret well-logging results and predict production potential;

compiling detailed development plans of reservoir performance using mathematical models to ensure maximum economic recovery;

selecting optimal tubing size and suitable equipment within the well for different functions;

designing the completion - the part of the well that communicates with the reservoir rock and fluids;

designing systems that help the well to flow, for example using submersible pumps;

managing problems of fluid behaviour and production chemistry;

evaluating and recommending flow rate enhancement by using, for example, hydraulic fracturing (to force fluid into a well and fracture the rock) and acid treatment (to erode the rock and improve flow path);

managing and controlling wells with branches at the bottom (horizontal and multilateral wells);

using well and reservoir remote sensing technology and surveillance data to manage the value of the reservoir and decide on appropriate engineering interventions;

understanding and managing how a set of wells interact;

managing contractor relationships in relation to health, safety and environmental performance;

supervising well-site operations personnel and managing staff at all levels, including the training and supervision of crew members, to ensure that everyone works as a team in order to meet deadlines to clients' satisfaction;

liaising with separate departments to ensure correct progress with projects;

taking responsibility for the maintenance of equipment;

liaising with clients to keep them informed of progress.


Candidates must have a degree in the related field above

Interested applicants should forward their cv to yetkunoilresources@gmail.com

Interested candidates must reside in Lagos.


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