Reservoir Engineer

  • $1000 per day
  • Australia Queensland Brisbane
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Reservoir Engineer – Operated CSG Assets – 12-month contract

Location: Brisbane CBD, Queensland
Day Rate: $1000/day inc super
Roster: Office based, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (WFH flexibility on offer)

Purpose & Accountabilities:

The main purpose of the role is to act as an individual contributor in the field of Reservoir Engineering within a multi-functional team as part of an Operated CSG/CBM producing Asset.
  • Apply reservoir engineering expertise and professional judgment in supporting technical projects and studies.
  • Present completed analysis and recommendations at peer reviews, peer assists and functional reviews as part of the value assurance framework.
  • Deliver subsurface dynamic reservoir performance characterisation for CBM reservoirs. Ensure reservoir uncertainties are identified and incorporated into multi scenario modelling workstreams, forward appraisal and development plans.
  • Influencing data acquisition programmes and integration of production reservoir surveillance data into full field CBM simulation models.
  • Support delivery of reservoir engineering elements of Shell Australia’s East Coast assets FDPs and support delivery of subsurface reservoir engineering workstreams ensuring functional/technical consistency across teams.
  • Ensure all own evaluations are documented and related data are handled in accordance with relevant technical standards.

Skills required:
  • Proven track record in reservoir modelling and reservoir characterization, dynamic history matching and well performance forecasting.
  • Familiarity with key software including Petrel RE, Eclipse and Python coding preferable
  • Work within and collaborate with multi-disciplinary Subsurface team(s), Commercial, Tenures, Production and Concept engineering and other asset entities.
  • The position requires incumbents to fully appreciate diversity and to work openly and collaboratively; will operate in a fluid environment and will need to rely on drive, personal experience and judgment.
  • Advanced problem solving skills and track record of being solution driven.
  • CSG/CBM experience in a reservoir engineering capacity is a strong preference for this role.
The successful candidate should be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. Aboriginal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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