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Reservoir Simulation Engineer – Muscat, Oman

This is a full-time, permanent position

Job Summary

CMG is recognized as a world leader in reservoir simulation, especially for difficult and enhanced oil recovery (EOR) processes and working with CMG’s team is an invaluable addition to any reservoir engineer’s career.

The successful candidate will provide day to day technical support and assistance on CMG’s reservoir simulation software products, for our customers based in Oman. Initial and ongoing training will be provided but the successful candidate must also be self-motivated to learn about the theory and application of these reservoir simulation software tools. Once a certain technical level has been achieved you will be expected to assist in support activities at CMG client offices; conduct training courses as per your level of expertise; and assist in consulting projects as required. You will report both to the Regional Team Lead, Customer Success and Consulting. The position represents an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to learn and actively participate in a small expert team environment with the backing and opportunities of a larger global organization.


Based at CMG’s representative office located in Muscat, with expected onsite presence at a range of CMG’s customers in Muscat.

Knowledge & Skills:

A key requirement for the successful candidate is:

  • A good working knowledge of reservoir simulation software e.g. CMG’s IMEX, GEM, or STARS; Eclipse; or other similar products.

The successful candidate must be able to:

  • Work as part of a small local team, and to work collaboratively with individuals from other teams across the globe. 
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly with others
  • Be self-motivated, require minimal supervision, and have excellent communication skills both in written and verbal English.
  • Use standard MS Windows and associated office productivity software tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • It would be advantageous, but is not a requirement, for the candidate to have any of the following additional capabilities:
  • Working knowledge of production engineering software e.g. Hysys; Prosper; GAP; Pipesim; or other similar products.
  • Experience of using PHREEQC; UTCHEM; or other similar types of software.
  • Experience of uncertainty analysis and optimisation.
  • Experience of chemical EOR methods.
  • General experience in Windows or Linux operating systems.
  • The ability to program in one of the major programming languages.


BSc in Petroleum/Reservoir Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or related degree, MSc preferred.


Although this is a junior role, all experience levels will be considered and starting salary will be based on the overall experience and skill set provided. However, the successful candidate should have previous experience in a Reservoir Simulation related discipline as this is a key requirement for this position.

Other Requirements:

Should hold Omani citizenship and have the ability to live and work in Muscat, Oman.

About CMG

Our Vision: to be the leading developer and supplier of dynamic reservoir technologies in the world.

CMG is a Canadian-based computer software technology and consulting company serving the oil and gas industry. We specialize in advanced recovery processes, helping our clients generate greater returns from their oil and gas assets. Recognized worldwide as a leading developer of reservoir flow modeling software, CMG has seven sales and technical support offices worldwide to service our blue chip client base of more than 600 international oil companies and technology centers in more than 60 countries.

With frequent credit in technical and investor publications, some of CMG's recent accolades include:

  • Branham 300 - Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies (since 2011)
  • S&P/TSX Composite Index Member (2015-2019)
  • 2016 Alberta Venture 250, #166 by revenue
  • 2014 Canadian Business Investor 500, #89 for small cap stock
  • Customer related statistics:
    • 100% of the super majors use CMG
    • 90% of the top-10 National Oil Companies (NOC) use CMG
    • 80% of the top-25 world's biggest oil companies, by production, use CMG

CMG's shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “CMG”.