Senior Engineer, Reservoir

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 11953

Reporting to the manager, Firebag reservoir development, you will be responsible for leading the resource team deliverables associated with various new technologies and sustaining pad development projects.

  • Lead and/or support the development and implementation of new technology pilots and their field-wide commercialization
  • Support and adhere to subsurface process safety
  • Support the Firebag sustaining well pad development program and annual reserves assessment
  • Support the development of the firebag major property review and long-range plan including production volumes, capital, and expenses
  • Define and evaluate well testing
  • Evaluate and optimize existing pool performance (depletion strategy) to maximize Firebag’s economic value
  • Provide technical reservoir and economic analyses of diverse investments within Firebag
  • Provide support to production and well operations and forecast near and long term plant steam/fluid demands
  • Lead and/or support forecasting toolkit enhancement (analytical, simulation)
  • Identify and coordinate relevant technical data gathering/analysis and recommendations for potential work-over and brown field development opportunities

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of seven years of oil and gas experience; a focus on reservoir and/or production engineering is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Registered as a professional engineer through APEGA

  • Knowledge of thermal recovery processes is preferred
  • You have the ability to lead projects and collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • You hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same
  • Demonstrated aptitude to solve challenging technical issues and opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and integrate other functional disciplines

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Mar 12, 2017
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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