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  • Posted: May 25, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Sasol is an international integrated energy and chemicals company that leverages the talent and expertise of our more than 30 300 people working in 33 countries. We develop and commercialise technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of high-value product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity...
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    Reservoir Engineer

    Short Description / Purpose of the job:

    • Contribute to good quality business decision making by providing fit for purpose solutions to subsurface problems related to reservoir management activities:
    • Monitor well production, identify well deviation from expected behaviour, investigate reasons and case for action
    • Plan, monitor, and analyse surveillance activities such as gradient surveys, PLTs, Flow build-ups tests, isochronal testing
    • Participate in multi-disciplinary well reviews and assessment of remedial and optimising actions.
    • Interact with operations, facilities, asset management to identify solutions to reservoir management issues.
    • Work with other Subsurface Specialists and other team members to ensure that appropriate data is gathered and processed, suitable models are built and calibrated, potential solutions evaluated and recommendations are made
    • Witness data acquisition in the field on an occasional basis
    • Assist with both Reservoir and Petroleum Engineering aspects of reservoir management but with a strong focus on Petroleum Engineering elements (completions, lift, Interventions)
    • The role contributes to the good quality business decision making by providing fit for purpose solutions to subsurface challenges in the area of petroleum and reservoir engineering including monitoring well & reservoir performance, managing well stock to deliver gas nominations, production database management, reservoir simulations, short-term production forecasting, consolidating technical documentation and leading well intervention/surveillance activities and recommendations

    Successful candidate will display excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and an eagerness to be a contributing member of a highly effective team of professionals

    Recruitment Description / Key Accounabilties: 

    • Model well and analyse well behaviour using a rage of techniques such as: trend analysis, material balance, nodal analysis, pressure transient/ rate transient analysis, et al.
    • Develop, support and update well models for workovers and infill wells
    • Develop and maintain project databases for current and legacy reservoir management information
    • Assimilate petroleum engineering data and integrate with other discipline data to support reservoir characterization studies, stimulation, well targeting for improved completion, production results and practices.
    • Comply with GSO's function standards, consult and seek endorsement of work results from appropriate function.
    • Represent company interests in external dealing with contractors, consultants and industry forums

    Formal Education: 

    • Bachelor's Degree in Petroleum/ Reservoir Engineering or other Science/Engineering with a strong numerical component

    Min experience: 

    • Minimum 3 years of Petroleum/Reservoir Engineering or related engineering/upstream experience combined with appropriate petroleum engineering training
    • Strong computer literacy, including the use of personal computer and related software for data management including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Access database
    • Must be efficient and able to meet deadlines while managing multiple assigned projects, as well as be able to work independently and in a team environment
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English and Portuguese
    • Strong capability in using MS Office software and collaborative applications
    • Ability to work alone under own initiative and in close collaboration in multidisciplinary teams
    • Must be goal-oriented and demonstrate willingness to learn new tasks and applications
    • Must be fluent in Portuguese

    Required outputs: Functional

    • Demonstrated ability to approach and solve new problems
    • Strong physical/ engineering understanding preferably in the oil and gas industry
    • Experienced working as a member of a multidisciplinary team

    Personal Attributes:

    • Highly motivated, pro-active and able to work Independently
    • Fosters teamwork and collaboration
    • Customer focus
    • Attention to technical detail
    • High level of computer literacy
    • Effective planning of work and priorities in order to meet deadlines

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sasol on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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