Senior Reservoir Engineer | Schlumberger

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Senior Reservoir Engineer

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

A Reservoir Engineer uses data and leading Schlumberger software products and solutions to create reservoir models that help clients make decisions that deliver safer, optimized, long-term production for each reservoir. You’ll do this as part of multi-disciplinary teams that often include the client’s experts collaborating with you to deliver the most accurate results possible.

Software is a large part of this role. If you choose to, you will help clients implement our products, services and solutions and using your expertise to ensure their complex engineering and data challenges are met. It’s a role that requires a true passion for harnessing technological advances to solve tangible challenges.

You’ll draw on multiple disciplines and expertise from across our business to create and implement the solutions that make a difference to clients and extend the limits of what’s possible in our industry. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance to clients on products related to the area of expertise.
  • Explore opportunities for value-added products and services.
  • Carry out history matching and field development planning studies for clients to optimize production/injection; identify, evaluate, and initiate exploitation opportunities including new drill wells and workovers; prepare production/injection forecasts, operating plans, expenditure forecasts; evaluate economic models for asset valuations and budget preparation.
  • Conduct asset evaluations, carry out field and reservoir studies as part of an integrated team and perform reservoir engineering functions including decline curve analysis, material balance, volumetrics, economic analyses, risk analyses etc.


  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in Petroleum Engineering or Reservoir Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years as Reservoir Engineer
  • Willing to work in Brazil (hybrid model)
  • Good level of experience in reservoir simulation, uncertainty & optimization, PVT and SCAL analysis, material balance, and static to dynamic modelling integration
  • Proficiency in petroleum/reservoir engineering software packages like, ECLIPSE (or equivalent) and Petrel
  • Awareness of geology and geophysics
  • Nice to have experience in modelling for CCS (Carbon Capture and Sequestration) project implementation, CO2 injection modelling or storage project

Soft Skills

  • Strong spoken and written communication skills in Portuguese and English, with the ability to present information clearly
  • Ability to work with a big team and integrate well the tasks
  • Ability to work in projects focused on deliverables
  • Possess strong problem solving and inter-personal skills, working closely and collaboratively with colleagues and clients


Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.


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