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Graduate Engineer - Reservoir/Petroleum

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Date: Fri 22 November 19

We have an opportunity for a graduate petroleum or reservoir engineer to assist our petroleum engineering team on a permanent basis at our Headquarters in Newbury, UK.


The work primarily involves conducting specialist desktop reservoir simulation studies. The position will also include multi-disciplinary studies, offshore and onshore field analysis, and operational support, as well as being involved in our research and development projects as and when required.

  • Conduct reservoir simulation studies using a variety of industry-standard and in-house tools - modelling studies will mainly involve: reservoir souring, scaling, corrosion, fracture, and injectivity, nodal well analysis, etc
  • Contribute to and generate novel work scopes and procedures to keep Oil Plus at the forefront of specialised oilfield reservoir simulations
  • Keep up to date with new software developments and updates


  • A BSc in Petroleum or Reservoir Engineering
  • Knowledge and understanding of oil and gas field reservoir geology, well design/completion, fluid flow, rock properties, PVT analysis and production processes
  • Some experience of reservoir simulation using reservoir and specialised near-wellbore simulation tools for commercial or academic research projects such as Eclipse, PetrelRE, PVTSim, SourSimRL® and REVEAL
  • Experience of building reservoir grids to represent varied waterflood patterns (5, 7 spot wells, etc.) in reservoir modelling
  • Experience of other production engineering tools such Multiflash and Scalechem will be an advantage
  • Positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team as well as independently is essential
  • Must be able to plan and organise allocated tasks to meet project deadlines and budgets; attention to detail is a necessity
  • A willingness to carry out roles not always part of the day to day work activities
  • Good communication, organisational and interpersonal skills; self-motivated and able to work effectively under pressure
  • A good level of PC literacy, including Microsoft product software such as, Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project

Reference: PRE2211

Closing Date: Tue 31 December 19

How to Apply

If you have the qualifications and operational experience detailed opposite please submit your CV, with current availability status, to our HR administrator via email –