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Senior Petroleum Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 24/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
* Work with subsurface and operations teams to ensure production is fully optimised via well, reservoir and facility surveillance
* Build, maintain and use appropriate petroleum engineering tools e.g. Prosper, GAP, etc.
* Work with subsurface and well engineering to identify and mature potential well interventions to increase production and/or gather critical information
* Work with subsurface and drilling teams to optimise completion design for new wells and workover strategy
* Be responsible for management of production data, identifying, justifying and implementing improvements including completion of short term production forecasts
* Interface with operations personnel to ensure subsurface requirements are delivered e.g. during well operations
* Required to go offshore when required during critical well operations or workovers


* Ability to work with individuals from a varied background in a multi-cultural environment
* Presents themselves in a professional and ethical manner appropriate to the client's values including presenting to all levels within organisation
* Maintain a safe working environment, complying with and promoting the Company's HSE&A policy
* Works collaboratively within a team environment and takes initiative to get things done
* Ability to communicate in a respectful manner, both verbally and written

Skills & attributes
* A motivated self-starter, proactive, flexible and able to respond positively to challenge and ad-hoc requests
* Ability to contribute to the team, but equally work on own initiative with minimum supervision
* Strives for continuous improvement; brings solutions and constantly seeks new and better ways to work to achieve Operations Excellence
* Actively shares Company vision and demonstrates ability to adapt to change

* Demonstrate experience in a production environment in a Petroleum Engineering, Production Technology or Well Engineering capacity.
* Extensive oil industry experience gained working within Operations, in an E & P operator within UKCS
* Working knowledge of petroleum geology, petrophysics and reservoir engineering techniques is essential as the position involves work within a multidisciplinary team
* Offshore experience essential, ideally with well completions and interventions


* Degree qualified - relevant engineering degree
* Able to demonstrate an aptitude for learning and continuous personal and professional development

* Petroleum Engineering degree would be advantageous
* Offshore survival and medical certification

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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