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Title:  Reservoir Engineering Technical Autority

Date:  May 8, 2022

Madrid, Spain, Spain

Facility:  0001-CEPSA



The Technical Authority for Reservoir Engineering role lies within a small multidisciplinary group responsible for setting and assuring technical standards for all the main subsurface disciplines.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Development, ownership, maintenance and continual improvement of systems, processes, standards, guidelines, and best practices for all Reservoir Engineering activities.


  • Conduct quality internal and external peer assist and peer review support to Subsurface execution teams.


  • Working with Subsurface leads to identify skill gaps and develop optimal staff training plans designed to close gaps.


  • Development of metrics/KPIs to manage Reservoir Engineering activities.


  • Developing and maintaining database of external Reservoir Engineering expertise.


  • Identifying and promote best industry practice and standardization within E&P.


  • Providing guidance on standardized subsurface software.


  • Approving standards dispensations.


  • Using of Digital/Data Management best practices for Subsurface activities.


  • Working with all Divisions to correctly staff Projects and activities to meet business needs and provide support to all Divisions for Reservoir Engineering evaluations.


  • Role model leadership and support for QHSE culture.




  • University Degree in Engineering or equivalent qualification.
  • More than 15 years of experience as E&P RE (preferably with an Operator).
  • Comprehensive skillset to include hands-on experience in classical RE methods, well test analysis and reservoir simulation modelling (black oil & compositional), dynamic uncertainty analysis, water and gas injection projects, EOR (miscible gas injection, WAG), PVT, SCAL, Formation Evaluation/Rock Typing. 
  • Involvement in Field Development and Reservoir Management Planning.
  • Strong understanding and track record of executing risk and uncertainty evaluations.
  • History of leading and performing integrated subsurface projects and studies.
  • Varied experience across countries/basins, clastic and carbonate reservoirs, and the E&P Lifecycle.
  • Cross subsurface discipline awareness is preferred.
  • Keen interest in discipline advances (Methods and Technology).
  • Strong Mentorship skills.
  • Knowledge of Digitally enabled ways of working.
  • Strong Communication and Collaboration Skills.
  • High level of English is required, knowledge of Spanish is beneficial.
  • The position will be based in our Madrid HQ. Occasional travel may be required.




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