Purpose of the Job
and assist in upgrading field development and reservoir management plans and
programs. Includes working within the E&P Division to develop overall field
development strategies in the context of client's overall business objectives.
Contributes expertise to studies to appraise and set field boundaries, updates
the Company's reserve figures and provides guidelines for long term
Main Duties and
Manages and controls petroleum development
activities in the assigned oil fields to ensure effective and economic
exploitation of the Company's hydrocarbon assets consistent with client
objectives and targets. Includes issuing
guidelines for daily development activities covering logging and testing,
etc. Monitor overall implementation
Exercises overall control over reservoir,
geoscientific and petroleum engineering studies in the assigned fields aimed at
achieving optimal recovery of oil and gas reserves to be consistent with
company development strategies.
Assist in Managing activities aimed at
developing long term production/injection forecasts.
Assist in Managing activities aimed at
developing short, medium and long term plans and injection forecasts. Assists
in Generating medium and long term production and injection rates' scenarios.
Allocates assignments in various fields, ensures
integration of schedules with rig availability and assigns approved work plan
segments, for the preparation of detailed proposals.
Ensures the regular updating of Company's
reserve estimates for all fields, based on data acquisition and understanding
of the fields' properties, reservoir characteristics and behaviours, and the
introduction of new technologies.
Assist in the preparation and of the annual
reserve report to management, identifying hydrocarbon in place, estimating
recoveries and outlining possibilities of production optimization.
Processes & Procedures
Assures the implementation and strict financial control
of all operating and capital budgets.
Reviews budgeted expenditure.
Initiates, plans and implements efforts to
maximize EOR/IOR projects.
Actively and effectively participates in
technical and managerial meeting of joint venture companies and presents
company's views on various subjects
Carries out other similar or related duties,
such as directing and coordinating all database management for assigned fields;
monitoring and controlling expenses and providing justifications for major
budget variations; coordinating engineering projects. Advises management on requirements to
introduce new technology, implementation of enhanced oil recovery techniques
and responds to Shareholders' inquiries and requests as appropriate.
Safety, & Environment
Ensures that the Company's occupational safety
and health and environment policy is effectively implemented in all areas of
work under his control, reducing unfavourable trends and ensures that
corrective actions are promptly implemented.
Assist in the Development of safety plans and
programs in coordination with the Safety Department. Evaluates the impact of
all activities under his responsibility on the environment by participating in
the development, implementation and monitoring of a sound environment
Select suitable equipment for different
functions and take responsibility of maintenance of equipment.
Design systems that help the well to flow,
manage problems of fluid behavior and production chemistry.
Maintain record of drilling and production
Simulate reservoir performance for different
recovery techniques using computer models.
Ensures state of the art technology and
resources and accurate input data into reservoir models that will allow optimum
development and sustainability of a healthy reservoir.
Keeps abreast of related developments within the
oil development industry. Prepares reports and papers on developments and
industry trends, distributing to colleagues in the Division.
Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:
B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering, Geosciences or
Fluency in English
+10 years' varied experience in the oil
Job specific skills
Technical hands on experience in reservoir
characterization and/or reservoir management.
Works well and leads multi-disciplined team of
professional engineers and Geoscientists within the petroleum development function.