Senior Reservoir Engineer - Field Development in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at WTS Energy

Oil & Energy
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industry. We supply consultants to projects and operations of our clients and perform outsourcing services such workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. Our clients are based globally and offer a myriad in oil and gas and energy vacancies. WTS Energy positions in any phase of the project lifecycle; from Geoscience, Drilling Management and Supervision, (FEED) Engineering, Construction, Commissioning and Start UP, Operations and Maintenance. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries. 


Basic Function and Scope:

To build a Master Field Development Plan by using reservoir simulation model rather than construct as well as coordinating studies and making quick decisions.

To define the requirements of the approval process and implementation of the development plans in the short, medium and long terms according to ADNOC’s management guidelines.

To program and perform reservoir evaluation activities to indentify and mitigate subsurface uncertainties

Task, Duties and Accountabilities:

Builds field development plans by using reservoir simulation and new technologies within reservoir engineering to improve field performance and reduce costs

Probabilistic forecasting and HM scenarios for future field development plans.

Leads assessment of the feasibility of the ongoing and planned activities relevant to the full field reservoir development plans, and provide technical basis required for management decision.

Supervises work and prepare detailed technical reports for management on fields’ development plans.

Leads plans for follow up to ensure the added values of new drilling based on the optimum number, location and trajectories.Leads work to review OPCOs and consultants reports and provide comments and recommendations.

Identify and manage key subsurface uncertaintiesParticipates in all technical milestone meetings with Shareholders and OPCOs in order to update management with solution on the key issues for approval of development plans and strategic objectives.

Detailed reservoir modeling for the purpose of revising development schemes and making recommendations and potential well conformance opportunities. 



Bachelor's Degree in Reservoir / Petroleum Engineering.

Masters or Ph.D. Degree in Reservoir / Petroleum Engineering is a plus.

Large field development planning experiences in Carbonate and Middle East

Good understanding of reservoir simulation.

Strong experience of cross disciplines, a good insight into other subsurface discipline and petroleum economics would be useful.

Broad and thorough understanding of the classical reservoir engineering and experiences with reservoir simulation.

Experience with EOR, water injection and water/gas management would be advantageous.

Experience with modern techniques like experimental design for the handling of uncertainties.

Minimum 10-15 years Reservoir Engineering including proficiency with reservoir engineering core softwares (Eclipse, Petrel RE, PanSystem, OFM, PipeSim, Questor and etc.),

volumetric analysis, material balance, well performance & monitoring, risk & uncertainty analysis.

High level of English proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

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