• Engineering Opportunity at EPCM

  • Posted on: 24 June, 2016 Deadline: 30 June, 2016
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  • EPCM Engineers Limited, is currently recruiting, on behalf of its client, an Oil & Gas Asset Company for suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of a International Reservoir Engineering Specialist on a contractual basis.

    International Reservoir Engineering Specialist


    Job Description

    • The specialist shall provide hands on reservoir engineering activities within client assets and/or new business opportunities to ensure proper implementation of development plans designed to optimize or improve ultimate recovery. The value activities shall include initiating and guiding in Improved/Enhanced Hydrocarbon (HC) Recovery pilot programs, reservoir monitoring, and field development studies to determine medium and long-term implications of different depletion options. This shall include 2D and 3D analysis.
    • Specialist shall be expected to define and implement quality control and quality assurance standards for all reservoir engineering activities within subsurface team. Recommending major / new development / recovery projects and advising management as to the optimum exploitation plans or development strategies.
    • Candidate should demonstrate critical thinking abilities with confidence on ability to deliver on commitments.

    Projects Screening & Pilot Designs for Improved Oil Recovery (IOR) and Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR):

    • Carry out screening studies to evaluate well options considering reservoir conditions, commercial and technical feasibility. Past experience in preparing Competent Persons Report (CPR) is added advantage.
    • Carry out and recommend pilots, analyze and evaluate results and make recommendations.
    • Recommend and advise management as to the optimum option or pilot design based on Techno-economic analysis
    • Support the company in identifying potential investment / farm-in opportunities utilizing commercial technologies

    Field depletion / development plans:

    • Carry out the investigation of problems related to reservoirs exploitation and recommend suitable solutions. Include the use of new tools, logging techniques, studies, etc.
    • Initiate short and long-term reservoir depletion strategies based on optimized reservoir studies/ management plans, plus drawing on experience and latest reservoir management technologies.
    • Identify HC recovery improvement opportunities or methods like artificial lift, productivity enhancement, completion techniques and pressure maintenance methods
    • Estimate ranges of economic and ultimate recovery factors to rank development options


    • Keep abreast of technological development in the field of improved HC recovery
    • Evaluate / recommend trials of new technologies.
    • Direct / facilitate technical workshops.


    • Sufficient experience to own directives and recommendations for oil recovery plans. Ability to work independently and also in teams is a definite advantage.


    • BSc/MSc/Ph.D in Petroleum/Reservoir Engineering/Geology.
    • Minimum of 15 years’ experience.


    • $85,000-150,000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Bonus payments for Each Successful Development Well Completion.
    • Initial 12 Months Contract, renewable on 6-Monthly basis.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their detailed Resume to humanresources@epcmengineers.com ;  humanresources.epcm@gmail.com

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