Senior Reservoir Engineer at Hobark International Limited (HIL)


Hobark International Limited (HIL) is the parent company of the Hobark group operating in the oil and gas industry. The company was incorporated in 1998, starting as a staffing agency based in Port Harcourt. Currently we have offices in 4 countries with our head office in Lagos.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Reservoir Engineer

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • Work in an integrated study team /asset development team where he/she can leverage his/her experience to generate quality studies and field development plans.
  • Make RE input into and coordinate field development planning and integrated field studies.
  • The required technical work will comprise but not limited to dynamic modelling, well/reservoir performance reviews, development options evaluation and economics.
  • Dissemination of best practices and provision of guidance to less experienced team members.
  • Directs and participates in well surveillance activities (MER, BHP etc), and reservoir definition and behavior prediction of assigned reservoirs or fields.
  • Conducts conventional reservoir engineering and simulation studies to identify optimum recovery and field development options, adjusts reservoir development plans in response to changes in well and reservoir performance.
  • Must have experience in well test design & interpretation, material balance modelling and performance modelling of vertical and horizontal wells.
  • Be familiar with various oil recovery enhancement techniques (water flood, gas injection, gas lift etc).
  • Conducts, documents and presents, field reviews, and further development proposals.
  • Monitors production from existing fields, analyses all relevant data, and ensures that reservoirs are being properly managed, production is maximised and recoveries are optimal. To establish reservoir management strategies where they do not exist, and update them where they do.
  • Participates strongly in defining the scope and content of reservoir studies used to assist in determining well behavior and optimum recovery methods. Includes, establishing program specifications, reviewing available resources, preparing tender documents, reviewing and evaluating bids and monitoring study team performance.
  • Provides estimates of oil and gas resources by conducting annual reserves evaluation, classification, and booking for the assigned assets, and document the report in an appropriate format. i.e Annual
  • Review of Petroleum Reserves (ARPR)


  • As a Snr Reservoir Engineer, must have a broad understanding of other E&P disciplines and skills in all key reservoir engineering specialties.
  • A University Degree in Engineering or equivalent with 7 – 11 years relevant experience, including a minimum of 6 years RE work experience in an operating company.

Skills in the following:

  • RE Data Acquisition & Data Management
  • Reservoir Simulation Model Construction
  • Knowledgeable in modelling workflows including
  • QC, and taking Earth Model to dynamic Model
  • Analytical Reservoir Modelling (Material Balance analysis, DCA , PTA, BHP, etc )
  • Reserves calculation and classification
  • Well Modeling & Performance
  • Production System Optimization
  • Waterflood and Gas Injection Management
  • Well/Reservoir Surveillance – data acquisition, analysis & Interpretation
  • Well Planning & Execution within the context of multi-disciplinary team
  • HSE considerations in well management and completion operations
  • Knowledge in well delivery Operation and well Evaluation
  • Field development planning & co-ordination
  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • Production Operation
  • Working knowledge of economic evaluation, risk assessment and long range planning.
  • Very good knowledge of English Language.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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