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Senior Petroleum Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/11/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Provide petroleum engineering and production engineering support and guidance to Operated Assets. Responsible for optimising production & injection performance and resolving relevant operational issues. Provide Petroleum Engineering expertise and guidance to other Asset Teams as required.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for Production and Petroleum Engineering activities for selected operated producing oil & gas asset(s)
Optimise production & injection wells via surveillance techniques, well modelling & field implementation
Work closely with Operations on a day to day basis to continuously optimise production wells in response to any operational issues
Work closely with Reservoir Engineers to define and implement reservoir management plans
Provide oversight of well allocation processes
Provide timely production forecasts, production loss management and production efficiency tracking
Develop plans and proposals for well interventions and/or process enhancements that could unlock production potential
Update and document opportunity lists and ensure these are fed into the respective asset opportunity hopper
Prepare and lead annual well reviews for each asset
Provide petroleum engineering support for any future well intervention operations
Be prepared to travel offshore to the wellsite should petroleum engineering supervision be required (this will be relatively infrequent, but important)
Provide petroleum engineering support for any new field development or infill well drilling opportunities
Act as petroleum engineering focal point for completion and well test design
Provide advice and vendor supervision of artificial lift design, in particular for gas lift and ESP completions
Provide peer assist support and hands-on technical support to other Asset Teams as required
Mentor and develop less experienced PEs and others
Attend and present at JV partner meetings
Liaise with third parties and manage external contractors as required
Carry out OGA production reporting and stewardship conformance duties as require

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A degree in Engineering or a related discipline. Preferably a post-graduate qualification in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline
Extensive experience as a Petroleum Engineer with an E&P Operator working on a broad range of operated field development and production projects
Track record of proactively proposing and implementing successful production optimisation opportunities and well intervention work
Experience and detailed understanding of Offshore well intervention operations, production operations, facilities optimisation and artificial lift techniques (gas lift, ESP, etc.) are required
Experience of classical Petroleum/Production engineering techniques
The candidate should have skills and experience in industry-standard Petroleum Engineering software such as: Petroleum Experts suite (Prosper and GAP required, PVT and MBal are desirable); OFM and production surveillance systems
Knowledge of OGA production reporting systems is required, to generate the monthly PPPRS as well as the annual stewardship submission

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