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(Senior) Process Engineer Front End

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/05/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies, whose aim is to meet the energy needs of society, in ways that are economically, socially and environmentally viable, now and in the future. They employ around 90,000 people in more than 80 countries and territories.

The Role:
As (Senior) Process Engineer Front End, you’ll be expected to carry out process engineering in support of Front End major upstream opportunities. The team in which you will work consists of Process and Concept Engineers engaged in Front End studies and consultancy level engineering skills to the business. Support is given to New Business opportunities, Exploration and other Shell customers to deliver the highest return on investment from their hydrocarbon opportunities by:
•Identifying and selecting the optimum facilities concept by working in and leading integrated discipline/business teams.
•Optimising the asset performance throughout its lifetime.
•Finding innovative and cost effective engineering solutions that are integrated into the non-technical risks, to unlock reserves and to optimise and improve production capacities of the surface facilities.
The work usually ranges from very early lifecycle support (e.g. pre-Exploration drilling) to Concept Selection and delivery of a Field Development Plan. However, consultancy is also provided in Define and Operate parts of the project lifecycle, like debottlenecking and Well, Reservoir and Facilities Management.

Projects are usually high profile, strategic business opportunities in complex business environments, the facilities capex of which are often in the range of hundred's to billion+ dollars. Such work requires our process engineers to play key roles in Integrated Work Teams (i.e. surface/subsurface, upstream/downstream) that may develop to leadership of such teams over time.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in Chemical engineering or equivalent. With a MSc. or BSc. degree in a (Process) Engineering discipline and significant experience in the oil and gas industry in Process Engineering or in Front End Engineering,
You should be a technical professional with a solid technical background, good communication and inter-personal skills you’ll be able to demonstrate:
•a proven track record of executing Front End studies.
•the skills required to carry out conceptual engineering and optimisation studies in order to define engineering projects in terms of technical scope, cost execution strategy and duration.
•the attitude to develop and be effective across a wider skill spectrum (technical, commercial and interpersonal).
•good communication and interpersonal skills as you’ll be operating across a wide spectrum of geographical and cultural environments with diverse Operating Units.
•ability to deliver preliminary process designs and models for production systems
•maintain and
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