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Oil & Gas - Senior Reservoir Engineer - Kurdistan

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Contact:

    Grant-James Wain

  • Contact email:


  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6-12 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Senior Reservoir Engineer




Our Client has a requirement for a Senior Reservoir Engineer, who will be required to work on a contract basis in Kurdistan.


Key Accountabilities of the Job:

  • Design, quality control, interpretation and strategies for Reservoir Surveillance data gathering (sampling, metering, logging, etc.).
  • Deliver production logging program designs and interpretations.
  • Analyze reservoir and wells' performance using analytical and numerical tools.
  • Identify well intervention/ workover candidates for production enhancements.
  • Propose, and develop Intervention concepts to enhance wells production.
  • Design and execute quality assurance/quality control and perform post-job analysis for wells interventions.
  • Propose, develop and deliver additional fit-for-purpose well and reservoir monitoring and management analysis approaches and tools.
  • Reservoir engineering input to drilling, testing and WO programs.
  • Manage Company’s wells and reservoir-related databases.
  • Short and medium-term reservoir and well potential forecasting; providing input into relevant production forecasting.
  • Reporting and presentation to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in the ongoing training and development of assigned local staff and other new graduate staff. Includes assessing employees' training and development needs, preparing structured development/familiarization programs, monitoring and reporting on progress and counselling employees, as required.


Essential Skills / Experience / Qualifications:

  • Ideally MSc Petroleum Engineering or, as a minimum BS degree in Petroleum Engineering (or equivalent).
  • 15+ years of experience in the E&P industry in the area of Petroleum and Reservoir Engineering. Extensive experience with an operator
  • Practical experience in managing the subsurface aspects of mature oil fields
  • Thorough knowledge of reservoir engineering fundamentals and experience in reservoir engineering aspects of fractured carbonate systems
  • Sound understanding of data acquisition practices, operational challenges, opportunities, and limitations thereof
  • Ideally, experience with gas injection schemes in fractured carbonate reservoirs
  • Good understanding of static and dynamic reservoir characterization of fractured carbonates
  • Knowledge and understanding of other subsurface disciplines
  • Good understanding of artificial intelligence, machine learning applications in reservoir management and automated well/ reservoir monitoring tools/ tool developments


At Talascend we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.


We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Senior Reservoir Engineer’s looking for new employment.