Converts geological data into models to show how oil, gas and water are distributed within a resevoir. Predicts the flow of fluid through rocks by creating simulation models and analysing production history.
Develops economically viable plans
Forecasts oil and gas flow rates
Recommends well locations
Estimates oil and gas reserves
How this role fits in with the rest of the industry.
Works closely with other technical departments to find and extract oil and gas from existing fields as well as searching for potential new targets. Mainly employed by Operators or Consultancy firms.
Basic entry requirements include (necessary)
Degree in Engineering related discipline
Employers might also look for (desirable)
Masters in Petroleum or Reservoir Engineering or related discipline
Typical starting salary may be in the region of
AED25,000 - AED30,000
Typical Salary once experienced
AED40,000 - AED75,000
e.g. Senior Reservoir Engineer, Team Leader, Manager, Technical Specialist