Senior Reservoir Engineer

Full Time
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Post Date: May 28, 2024
  • Apply Before: November 27, 2024
Job Description

Chevron is seeking an individual contributor residing in Cairo responsible for coordinating and executing technical Reservoir Engineering support across 3 operated and 2 non-operated blocks with active exploration, appraisal, and/or early development concept programs. The position has no direct reports and will report to the Egypt Asset & Exploration Manager – based in Cairo, Egypt. This role is intended to manage/support the implementation of Reservoir Management reviews, processes, standards, and/or technology.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to

  • Supports regional exploration/appraisal and/or development strategies.
  • Conducts technical analysis of prospects and discoveries with wider exploration and pre-development teams including volumetric analysis and recoverable resource estimates, reservoir modeling, and economic analysis.
  • Identify key risks and uncertainties including mitigations and contingency plans.
  • Participate in appraisal planning efforts providing PE/RE input to optimize the scope and timing of data gathering during exploration and appraisal activities
  • Selects and optimizes development concept(s) in collaboration with wider exploration and pre-development teams.
  • Supports reservoir modelling.
  • Collaborate and provide PE/RE engineering input for well and completion design, subsurface, and facility development plans including production rates and equipment requirements considering fluid characteristics and delivery points.
  • Support Business plans, reserves, technical assurance processes, and other critical governance activities.
  • Collaborate with the Exploration Manager and other internal teams to keep stakeholders informed of plans and progress, solicit input and feedback, and drive alignment and agreement on forward plans.
  • Lead all technical-level interactions in-country and drive for alignment across regulators and co-owners.
  • Supports benchmarking and portfolio analysis in Reservoir Management processes, Asset Development projects, and/or technology development and deployment.
  • Manages special projects as needed.

Required Qualifications


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in engineering (petroleum/reservoir).

Language & Communication Skills

  • Candidates must speak, read, and write fluent Arabic. Strong oral and written communication skills are required in English as well.
  • Clearly conveys concepts in presentations, builds team consensus, and delivers materials for leadership presentations under tight deadlines.
  • Capable of condensing complex messages and results into a clear and concise presentation to enable alignment with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. JV Partners and Regulators).
  • Communicates transparently and proactively recognizes others for their efforts and achievements.

Industry experience

  • Proven experience in advanced Reservoir Engineering principles inclusive of reservoir characterization (8+ years), development planning, production forecasting, coupled modeling, development strategy assessment, and working cross-functionally to evaluate project economics.
  • Capable of working with complex datasets in compressed timelines and delivering creative solutions.

Preferred Skills and Competencies

  • Strong analytical skills, and strong business acumen to investigate and identify tradeoffs of technical and strategic opportunities.
  • Individual contributor – demonstrated ability and willingness to take on a broad set of tasks in support of the broader exploration strategy and work with a range of internal stakeholders to support engagements in Egypt.
  • Building Relationships and Teamwork– an established network within the Egyptian oil and gas industry.  Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse, fast-paced, and cross-functional team to perform detailed subsurface assessments, and develop reservoir management plans and asset development proposals.
  • Previous experience in deepwater assets and collaborating with Major Capital Projects to deliver results preferred.

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Cairo, Cairo Governorate

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