Sunday, January 3, 2010

Associate Reservoir Engineer

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BHP Billiton Petroleum is a significant oil and gas explorer, and producer, with major production assets in Australia, the United Kingdom, the Gulf of Mexico (US), Algeria, Pakistan and Trinidad & Tobago.
In 1995, a BHP BIlliton joint venture was awarded the Dadu Concession (Block 2667-1) located in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. The Zamzama gas field was discovered in 1998.  The field began producing in March 2001. Full field development (Phase 1) was completed in July 2003 and a gas sales agreement was signed with SSGCL/SNGPL for sale of 320MMSCFD of gas.  The next phase of Zamzama development has recently been completed involving new gas treatment facilities to increase gas sales by an additional 150 million standard cubic feet per day.
Pakistan's operations achieved a significant milestone - eight years without a Lost Time Incident at its Zamzama Gas Plant operation.  The facility continued certification for both ISO 14001 for Environmental Management and OHSAS 18001 for Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Systems and received an Environmental Excellence Award by the Pakistan NGO, the National Forum for Environment and Health.  The Pakistan operations sponsored significant community programs focusing on sustainable development.

Position Synopsis

This is an Islamabad based position reporting to the Subsurface Engineering Team Leader. Primary responsibilities are to support the reservoir management and development activities.  Provide active support on the reserves updates, production forecasting, identifying opportunities and potential short falls. Responsibilities range from gathering data to applying classical and advanced reservoir engineering techniques.

Skills & Experience

Degree in Petroleum Engineering with a minimum of 2-3 years experience in Reservoir Engineering is required.  Competency in reservoir engineering techniques and their integration with overall subsurface understanding and network modelling (Prosper/GAP/MBAL) and familiarity with well test interpretation and production and well operations is required.  Familiarity with reservoir simulation is a plus. Strong communication, presentation and reporting skills are expected. 
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