Top Reservoir Engineering Consultant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Reservoir Engineering Consultant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Reservoir Engineering Consultant resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.6% of Reservoir Engineering Consultant resumes contained Reservoir Characterization as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Reservoir Engineering Consultant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Reservoir Engineering Consultant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Reservoir Characterization

high Demand
Here's how Reservoir Characterization is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Conduct reservoir characterization and pressure transient analysis of Llano wells.
  • Participated in integrated reservoir characterization studies and played a key role on building a reservoir parameters model using Petrel.
  • Integrated fluid property and well log data in development of full-field reservoir characterization model for large unconventional asset.
  • Devised practical methodology for evaluating oil and gas properties by utilizing reservoir characterization and reservoir engineering activities.
  • Completed key, strategic global reservoir characterization and management projects including field development plan project in Malaysia.
  • Conducted reservoir characterization of five major reservoirs in the company.

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2. Development Plan Presentations

high Demand
Here's how Development Plan Presentations is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Key Accomplishments: Made several development plan presentations to the Sonangol government.

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3. PVT

high Demand
Here's how PVT is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Conducted pressure build-up tests, PTA s, PVT studies and material balance modeling.
  • Key Accomplishments: Careful PVT analyses broke an existing asset into two reservoirs.
  • Prepared Reservoir fluid Pressure-Volume-Temperature relationship for simulation using Schlumberger PVTi software.
  • Planned and directed development of a patented petroleum artificial intelligence, PVT analysis software for ARCO's domestic and international affiliates.
  • Completed numerous petroleum computer programming projects analyzing/evaluating expected returns/depletion based on PVT oil and gas well log data and projections.
  • Reviewed previous relative permeability and generated PVT and other analyses.

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4. CO2

high Demand
Here's how CO2 is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Optimized EOR and improved sweep efficiency by designing optimum WAG and preparing development plan for NBU CO2 flood.
  • Advised on best practices to run tertiary recovery for NBU and optimized CO2 flood.
  • Executed several simulations of EOR schemes, including modeling of CO2 and WAG in west Texas Permian basin reservoirs.
  • Consulted on 4D seismic forward modeling and reservoir characterization for a DOE project involving CO2 injection and sequestration.
  • Completed CO2, N2 and C1 based gas injection study by thermal simulation during wind-down phase SAGD process.
  • Facilitated, balanced, managed CO2 Switch List based on field supply and demand for CO2.

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5. IOR

high Demand
Here's how IOR is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Provided engineering expertise on special projects for senior management.
  • Participated in peer reviews, contributed to partner meetings, and mentored junior engineers.
  • Support business development group with negotiation strategies and presented findings to senior Devon management.
  • Trained and mentored junior engineering staff.

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6. MM

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Here's how MM is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Submitted report and recommendations of field re-vitalization strategy to client.
  • Developed and implemented capital commitment models.
  • Analyzed and made recommendation to drill development wells and generate new prospects in offshore waters of Angola, West Africa.
  • Enhanced the team's value by analyzing and recommending optimization opportunities to existing OSO projects.
  • Recommended wells for work over and new intervals to be perforated in the wells.
  • Exceeded goals in marketing and sale of $100+ MM in assets.
  • Presented recommendations to sell or retain fields.
  • Report submission and recommendations to client.
  • Total program ~ 1,000 $MM Gross.
  • Identified production enhancement opportunities in reservoirs with expanding gas caps by recommending horizontal sidetracks of existingwells.
  • Lead/co-ordinated commerciality report preparation based on drilling and testing results.
  • Recommended workovers and new well drillinglocations.
  • Recommended, planned workover in Elon wells.
  • Conducted reserves review of Odidi, Batan and Ajuju fields for reserve additions bonus adding in excess of 65 MM stb.

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7. EUR

high Demand
Here's how EUR is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Performed EUR estimates for 3P reserves with volumetrics, decline curves and type curves.
  • Conducted field studies, identifying production/EUR enhancement opportunities, including improving reservoir/well performance and development opportunities.
  • Performed EUR and asset management assessments in order to maximize modeled risk-adjusted returns.
  • Performed rate transient analysis to estimate Expected Ultimate Recovery (EUR) and simulated rock volume.
  • Gas Strategy team looked at supply and demand across Europe.
  • Evaluated logs, picked perforations and created EUR maps.

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8. PTA

high Demand
Here's how PTA is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Reduced completion costs 30% by conducting numerous PTA to determine reservoir characteristics & hydraulic fracture properties for fracking designs.

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9. Petrel

average Demand
Here's how Petrel is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Constructed Eclipse reservoir model from Petrel 3D geomodel.
  • Evaluated areas for new 3-D seismic, drove maximum use of Petrel model for infill planning and reservoir surveillance.
  • Reviewed and corrected with G&G new static model and created new reservoir model using Petrel RE.
  • Worked with geologist to develop the static geological model in Petrel.
  • Deployed Petrel to BP replacing over 100+ different software packages.
  • Instructed over 50 new users in Petrel RE.

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10. Production Optimization

average Demand
Here's how Production Optimization is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Executed well surveillance and production optimization within Gulf of Mexico Shelf.
  • Managed production optimization and steam handling efforts with technical/surveillance teams.
  • Supported reservoir engineering work (modeling and simulation), production forecasting, and production optimization.
  • Reviewed and analyzed reservoir data pertaining to producing fields for production optimization and to increase hydrocarbon recovery.
  • Update well and network models in order to identify production optimization opportunities.
  • Coordinate with Production Engineers on production optimization efforts and analysis.

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11. Economic Model

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Here's how Economic Model is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Determined potential value of operating fields using OGRE economic modeling.
  • Developed fifteen year economic models based on contingent resources and forecasted production.

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12. Business Development

average Demand
Here's how Business Development is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Organized and ran intercompany partner meetings and served as proxy chairman for Sr. Vice President of Business Development and Marketing.
  • Implemented sales strategies and initiated methods for organization and business development.
  • Managed business development, pipeline and sales reporting.
  • Conducted customer service and business development by reservoir engineering technology support and consultation.
  • Developed relationships with A&D/business development managers across industry.
  • Research, developed backgrounders and provide insights on disease state, product, technology, and company to support business development.

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13. Oman

average Demand
Here's how Oman is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Reviewed of interpretation and data of Oman Block 50 for Hibiscus oil and gas

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14. Peep

average Demand
Here's how Peep is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Maintained Peep database and prepared quarterly and yearly accounting reports.

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15. NPV

average Demand
Here's how NPV is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Performed Risked NPV analysis and presented resulted to assurance team in headquarters which resulted in the project being sanctioned.
  • Worked with finance team and Decision Analysis group to evaluate project NPV.
  • Performed down-spacing analysis to optimize NPV per acre while varying completion design.
  • Single well economics increased by 30% in NPV10.
  • Improved project NPV by 25%.
  • Prepared discounted cashflow models, estimated net present values (NPV), assisted in evaluating bids.

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16. Risk Analysis

average Demand
Here's how Risk Analysis is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Conducted project economics evaluations and risk analysis on major projects.
  • Perform reserve calculations, reservoir simulation using VIP, risk analysis and economic justification for prospect generation.
  • Performed risk analysis/ uncertainties handling, stochastic history matching, forecasting.
  • Conducted investment economics and risk analysis.
  • Risk Analysis and Uncertainty Management experience.
  • Produce annual EUR forecasts and risk analysis for well-by-well reports and for field-wide roll up analysis.

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17. Production Data

average Demand
Here's how Production Data is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Analyzed production data, pressure transient analysis (PTA) and identified preferred completion procedures for unconventional reservoir optimization.
  • Flow Units Identification and integration with production data to determine connectivity between Wells proposed as Water Injection Project.
  • Coordinated production data from various platforms and determined locations on platforms that require services.
  • Established and maintained the well information and production database using Production Analyst/OFM software.
  • Performed monthly and daily production data updates and nodal analysis optimization.
  • Evaluated fluids and contacts distributions by pressure and production data analysis.

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18. Oil Recovery

low Demand
Here's how Oil Recovery is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery Processes (Including Thermal Recovery applications as well as Chemical EOR og different types).
  • Co-mentored summer students in reservoir numerical simulation and laboratory experiments in enhanced oil recovery techniques including thermal and chemical recovery processes.
  • Completed depletion optimization study using Eclipse simulator to establish optimum development plan, aimed at optimizing oil recovery and maintaining/extending plateau.
  • Evaluated the feasibility of infill drilling in order to increase oil recovery in highly heterogeneous reservoirs.
  • Developed reservoir simulation model for dynamic uncertainty assessment, history matching and enhanced oil recovery evaluation.
  • Estimate hydrocarbons in place, forecast reservoir behavior to maximize oil recovery in assigned reservoirs.

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19. Production Forecasts

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Here's how Production Forecasts is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Developed multiple projects capital, production forecasts and schedule forecast while employing decision analysis for various scenarios.
  • Modeled development and production forecasts for future of asset.
  • Prepared development projects and production forecasts.
  • Delivered production forecasts for existing and proposed wells in the asset group as key input in business plan.
  • Perform integrated reservoir studies, reserves determinations, field exploitation / development, and production forecasts.
  • Prepared production forecasts for Sable Island and communicated assumptions & results to NOV team and leadership.

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20. Production Profiles

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Here's how Production Profiles is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Developed recovery estimates and production profiles for the Most Likely field development scenario and other alternative depletion scenarios.
  • Incorporated type curves and well spacing scenarios to forecast field production profiles while evaluating project economics.
  • Provided production profiles of all the reservoirs that become part of the yearly Business Plan.

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21. Capex

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Here's how Capex is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Define assumptions, project OPEX, CAPEX, deliverables for each discipline function and integrate same for concise budget cycle.
  • Determined minimum gas price, maximum CAPEX and minimum initial gas rate for wells to be economic.
  • Prepare and justify OPEX & CAPEX activity by well and field during annual budget cycle
  • Managed asset's direct OPEX and CAPEX to meet the annual target.
  • Estimated CAPEX and OPEX costs and ran ARIES economic analysis.
  • Develop Proforma models including capex and cost analysis.

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22. GOM

low Demand
Here's how GOM is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Included booking reserves for Deep Water GOM.
  • Streamlined evaluation methodology enhanced quality decision-making during GoM Lease Sale (asset purchase) rounds.
  • Led business evaluations of GOM exploration opportunities for development including lease sales and farm-in opportunities.
  • Managed and performed simulation studies on three large GOM assets in support of new well drilling, reserves and production forecasting.
  • Reviewed and coordinated reserve booking for three GOM assets (400 MMBOE, reserves and resources) according to SEC guidelines.
  • Scoped GoM Exploration DW/DG for Paleogene, Miocene, and Cretaceous reservoirs based on modeling and analog studies.

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23. VIP

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Here's how VIP is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Provide consulting services to clients using Landmark solutions, Decision Space, VIP, Nexus and DMS.

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24. AFE

low Demand
Here's how AFE is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Evaluated and sanctioned OSO Authority For Expenditure (AFE) documentation.
  • Prepare project economics and sensitivities for development and production operations and prepared appropriate AFE recommendations to Chief Executive Officer.
  • Served as Safety Officer to ensure compliance to all relevant safety, quality and environmental management procedures.
  • Reviewed, evaluated and made recommendations on outside operated AFE proposals.
  • Prepared economic recommendations for non-operated AFE proposals.
  • Generated Authorization For Expenditure (AFE) documents for the projects currently been developed.

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25. Eagleford

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Here's how Eagleford is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:

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26. Mmbo

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Here's how Mmbo is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Delivered 350 MMBO and 700 BCFG of reserves to the company based on optimum well spacing of 40 acres.

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27. Offshore Fields

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Here's how Offshore Fields is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Led numerical reservoir simulation studies of sandstone and carbonate offshore fields (Chuchupa and Ballena) using reservoir simulation tools.

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28. Reservoir Analysis

low Demand
Here's how Reservoir Analysis is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Performed reservoir analysis and built production models to develop over three TCF of potential reserves.

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29. Economic Analysis

low Demand
Here's how Economic Analysis is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Assisted Commercial and Global New Business Development group with technical and economic analysis for negotiation of future extensions and economic agreements.
  • Completed commercial evaluations, probabilistic engineering and economic analysis associated with these ventures (including multiple development and contractual options).
  • Prepared field reserves and economic analysis of the international project.
  • Involved in data gathering, validation, modeling, history matching and economic analysis of various prediction scenarios.
  • Performed technical and economic analysis to identify production optimization candidates and justify a significant expansion of field operations.
  • Performed annual reserves update, incremental project economic analysis and perform post-audits to evaluate capital project efficiency.

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30. Dynamic Model

low Demand
Here's how Dynamic Model is used in Reservoir Engineering Consultant jobs:
  • Developed a dynamic model in Petrel-RE for a high permeability reservoir in Colombia.
  • Integrate surveillance data into dynamic model for better assessing well target optimization.
  • Updated dynamic models with current geological interpretations.
  • Developed a dynamic model to describe the flow behavior of the Josephine well for the MASE rig program.
  • Created dynamic models and solved issues of complex reservoir models.
  • Generate vertical lift performance curves (VLPs) using PROSPER, an input to dynamic model.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Reservoir Engineering Consultant

Reservoir Characterization16.7%
Development Plan Presentations12.1%
PVT6.8%
CO26.1%
IOR5.3%
MM5.3%
EUR3.8%
PTA3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Reservoir Engineering Consultant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Reservoir Characterization
Reservoir Characterization
13.6%
13.6%
2
2
Development Plan Presentations
Development Plan Presentations
9.9%
9.9%
3
3
PVT
PVT
5.6%
5.6%
4
4
CO2
CO2
4.9%
4.9%
5
5
IOR
IOR
4.3%
4.3%
6
6
MM
MM
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
EUR
EUR
3.1%
3.1%
8
8
PTA
PTA
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
Petrel
Petrel
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Production Optimization
Production Optimization
3.1%
3.1%
11
11
Economic Model
Economic Model
3.1%
3.1%
12
12
Business Development
Business Development
3.1%
3.1%
13
13
Oman
Oman
3.1%
3.1%
14
14
Peep
Peep
2.5%
2.5%
15
15
NPV
NPV
2.5%
2.5%
16
16
Risk Analysis
Risk Analysis
2.5%
2.5%
17
17
Production Data
Production Data
2.5%
2.5%
18
18
Oil Recovery
Oil Recovery
2.5%
2.5%
19
19
Production Forecasts
Production Forecasts
2.5%
2.5%
20
20
Production Profiles
Production Profiles
2.5%
2.5%
21
21
Capex
Capex
1.9%
1.9%
22
22
GOM
GOM
1.9%
1.9%
23
23
VIP
VIP
1.9%
1.9%
24
24
AFE
AFE
1.9%
1.9%
25
25
Eagleford
Eagleford
1.9%
1.9%
26
26
Mmbo
Mmbo
1.9%
1.9%
27
27
Offshore Fields
Offshore Fields
1.9%
1.9%
28
28
Reservoir Analysis
Reservoir Analysis
1.9%
1.9%
29
29
Economic Analysis
Economic Analysis
1.9%
1.9%
30
30
Dynamic Model
Dynamic Model
1.9%
1.9%

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