Summer Job – Subsurface Reservoir Characterization – BU Norway (M/F/D)

wintershall dea

Stavanger, Norway


Working student

Reservoir Management, Development & Engineering



Application deadline: 05-Feb-2023

What you can expect
What you can expect

What you can expect – text
  • An opportunity to use what you have studied and learned into practice
  • A chance to develop your skills within reservoir engineering discipline in the Gas & Oil Industry by working in industry standard software
  • Be part of a multi-discipline team responsible for non-operated assets in Norway
  • Close collaboration with mentor(s) including assistance on project tasks and frequent feedback sessions
  • Contribute and support us with a variety of tasks which include:
  • Subsurface Reservoir Characterization
  • The summer student will work on the Bauge/Hyme fields and work on various tasks concerning the reservoir simulation
  • Focus will be on updating the simulation models with the most recent production data
  • Main deliverables will include history matched models and several forecast scenarios, such as “do nothing” and “drainage optimization”

What we expect
What we expect

What we expect
  • Student currently on 1st or 2nd year of master studies within the disciplines of geoscience/ reservoir engineering
  • You have some experience working with reservoir simulation tools, such as Eclipse, OPM ,tNavigator and post-processing tools such as ResInsight, RE Studio or Petrel RE.
  • Experience in modelling and python beneficial but not required
  • Excellent written, verbal and online communication skills 
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Fluency in English, oral and written
  • Proactive, structured, self-motivated and solution oriented 
  • Dedication to our values trust, care, open-minded and brave
Note – applicants should already live or be able to accommodate themselves at the work location (Stavanger) for the duration of the summer job.

We offer
We offer

We offer (external)
  • Responsibility for varied and challenging work tasks 
  • The chance to work within a dedicated multidiscipline team
  • Networking and familiarization within an International Gas and Oil company

Wintershall Dea is Europe’s leading independent natural gas and oil company with more than 120 years of experience as an operator and project partner along the entire E&P value chain. The company with German roots and headquarters in Kassel and Hamburg explores for and produces gas and oil in 13 countries worldwide in an efficient and responsible manner. With activities in Europe, Russia, Latin America and the MENA region (Middle East & North Africa), Wintershall Dea has a global upstream portfolio and, with its participation in natural gas transport, is also active in the midstream business. 
Wintershall Dea was formed from the merger of Wintershall Holding GmbH and DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG, in 2019. Today, the company employs around 2,500 people worldwide from over 60 nations. 

Contact: Hajiyev Akif