Senior Reservoir Engineer - E&P - Africa



Senior Reservoir Engineer – E&P – Africa

Senior Reservoir Engineer (Operations) required for an international oil and gas company with operations in multiple jurisdictions. Please note, fluent French language skills are essential.


  • Proposed optimised well placement and pattern for water injection implementation
  • Production logging analysis in producer and water injection
  • Field reservoir model studies
  • Drilling & Completion planning and prioritisation
  • Field Development Planning
  • Provide production forecast for monthly and annual budgeting
  • Updating reservoir models and History matching
  • Long term and short term production forecasting
  • Determine the perforation ribs and estimate the initial productivity or injectivity of the well
  • Material Balance calculation to evaluate Oil in Place and aquifer strength
  • Interpretation and supervision of Build-Up and Fall-Off tests
  • MDT and RFT analysis on exploration wells
  • Water Injection performance follow-up
  • Echometer data analysis
  • Design Core analysis and PVT studies in exploration wells
  • PCP performance surveillance
  • MDT and RFT analysis on exploration wells
  • Nodal analysis to design optimum well completion

Training & Qualifications 

  • Degree qualified in an Engineering or similar discipline
  • Experience in onshore operations
  • Advanced Eclipse and Petrel RE experience
  • Advantageous if worked in a field operations environment
  • Ability to mentor junior Reservoir Engineers
  • Excellent communication skills

Interested? Contact and we will respond promptly.

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