Company: Petroplan
Skills: Reservoir Engineering
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Saudi Arabia

As a successful candidate, you will have a bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering, or a related science as appropriate to the required discipline. An advanced degree is preferred, and will reduce prerequisite work experience stated below, by one year for a master degree, and two years for a Ph.D. degree.

You will have 15-20 years of experience, with at least 5-10 years in unconventional plays, including shale or tight gas/condensate or channel reservoirs, with international experience in unconventional hydrocarbon basins required.

You should have experience, or a good understanding, of stimulation program design, open hole and cased hole logging capabilities, well test analysis (pressure transient analysis and rate transient analysis), decline curve analysis, dynamic reservoir modeling, reserves classification, EUR predictions, and well spacing optimization, as you will be required to support key development decisions.

Knowledge of the following applications is required: IHS Harmony, Kappa Workstation Suite (Saphir, Topaze minimum), GOHFER (DFIT Analysis), Petroleum Expert, CMG, Peep, OFM, MOSAIC, PVTsim NOVA, and EOS modeling is preferred.

You must have demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle some ambiguity in analysis.

You must have solid organizational and time management skills. Ability to work with limited data.

You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You must have the ability to generate management reports.

You must have strong computer skills and data analysis experience, preferably with Spotfire or OFM.

You should have good business planning acumen (economic analysis/project management).

Be familiar with field development/economic concepts with a broad knowledge in drilling, completions, and reservoir stimulation technologies, with an understanding of horizontal multistage fracturing for unconventional reservoir.


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