Reservoir Engineer – Global Subsurface Solutions

Full Time
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Post Date: May 22, 2024
  • Apply Before: March 21, 2025
Job Description

Global Subsurface Solutions (GSS) Oil & Gas Solutions is a global organisation within Subsurface which delivers high-quality, high impact, subsurface technical products to address critical business challenges across bp’s oil, gas, and low carbon businesses.

The Eastern Hemisphere team supports activity in more than 10 countries on projects as diverse as deep-water production in the North Sea, early field development offshore West Africa and large-scale waterflood developments in the Caspian Sea and Middle East. They work across all reservoir types, characterizing reservoirs and proposing amendments to depletion plans, as well as supporting bp’s growing Low Carbon businesses.

As a Reservoir Engineer in the team, you will be deployed as part of an integrated, multi-disciplinary agile squad. You will use your deep-technical skills, a bias to subsurface integration, and a detailed appreciation of subsurface uncertainty and risk to deliver integrated subsurface descriptions and reservoir performance predictions that underpin resource progression, field, and area development planning products across bp’s global oil and gas portfolio.

What you will deliver

  • Work closely with the Regional teams to deliver and coordinate technical input to the ADP including evaluation of development options and informing key triggers / dependencies in unlocking resource progression
  • Provide technical support and guidance in delivery of projects and progression of resources
  • Conduct classical reservoir engineering analyses, working closely with Region
  • Support multi-disciplinary reservoir reviews
  • Support generation of WIDs, new well planning processes, and post-well evaluations
  • Support delivery of the long-term production forecasts and analyses
  • Support resource appraise studies, benchmarking, RPP, RMP, risked based surveillance plan.

What you will need to be successful

In addition to holding Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Petroleum Engineering or similar, it is important that you demonstrate:

  • Ability and experience to apply good judgement to achieve technical outcomes.
  • Capability in classical (IAM suite, PIE, etc) and modelling ( TDRM, Petrel) reservoir engineering tools.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral), to multiple layers in the organization.

It would be beneficial for you to also have:

  • Track record of establishing networks across functions.
  • Knowledge of Subsea production systems.
  • Knowledge of BP’s ADP and project progression processes.
  • Experience describing and evaluating cross functional uncertainty analysis and the effects on development plans.

Why join us?

At bp, we provide the following environment and benefits to you:

  • A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and giving back to our environment are highly valued
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Learning opportunities and other development opportunities to craft your career path
  • Life and health insurance, medical care package
  • And many other benefits!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform crucial job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us to request any accommodations.

Travel Requirement

Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Cost-conscious decision-making, Data acquisition strategy, Data Analysis, Data Management, Depletion and Storage Development Planning, Fluid Properties, Fluid sampling and analysis, Geological Reservoir and Storage Unit Modelling, Integrated Resource Progression, Monitoring, Measuring and Verification for Carbon Storage, Petrophysical Dynamic Reservoir Description, Petrophysical Static Reservoir Description, Reservoir Forecasting and Business Planning, Reservoir quality, Resource, Reserves Estimation and Storage Volume Assessment, Subsurface integration, Subsurface uncertainty and risk management, Subsurface verification and assurance, Well and Area Performance Management, Well Planning

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