An Oil & Gas Asset Company Job for International Reservoir Engineering Specialist

EPCM Engineers Limited, is currently recruiting, on behalf of its client, an Oil & Gas Asset Company for suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below on a contractual basis:

Job Title: International Reservoir Engineering Specialist

Job Location: Lagos

Educational Qualification: BSc/MSc/Ph.D in Petroleum/Reservoir Engineering/Geology.

Years of Experience: 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.


Job Descriptions

  • 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.
  • Candidate should demonstrate critical thinking abilities with confidence on ability to deliver on commitments.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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
  • Carry out and recommend pilots, analyze and evaluate results and make recommendations.

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.
  • 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
  • Initiate short and long-term reservoir depletion strategies based on optimized reservoir studies/ management plans, plus drawing on experience and latest reservoir management technologies.


  • 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.

Apply Before: 30th June, 2016.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should submit their detailed Resume to: ;


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