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  • Job reference: RMS0185524

Petroleum Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Inner Suburbs Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/10/2017
  • Duration: perm
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The Company:
Leading energy company operating onshore natural gas in New Zealand.

The Role:
The main purpose of the position is to provide assistance to the Production Optimisation Team for all activities associated with Upstream operated production assets, including production optimisation, well services, well surveillance, integrated operations and technical evaluation.
Work closely with the Operations, Operations & Asset Engineering Team and Managers to build and develop integration between these teams, as well as provide assistance to the Field Superintendent and Operations Engineering Manager as required for Production Optimisation support.

Duties include:
* Produce well management and surveillance procedures and schedules and implement these through the operations business functions.
* Provide direct assistance to the Production Optimisation Team
* Well remediation recommendations and well intervention initiation note development.
* Ensuring the well testing information is used to update well models and improve rate prediction inside the DOF system.
* Utilise and update the DOF system to enable and improve surveillance in the field via the Integrated Operations Centre
* Enable, QC and use the DOF system to perform production surveillance and optimisation of the field. Enabling foresight into well behaviour, production trends and facilities constraints to: real time changes and optimised field recovery / development for short and long term improvement projects.
* Develop well testing plan.
* Develop and run production uplift and efficiencies in the production operations group.
* Work closely with operations to foster an understanding of reservoir and subsurface requirements and production KPI focus.

* Relevant engineering degree
* At least 3-5 years oil & Gas experience in Petroleum or Production engineering.
* Experience in well network modelling
* Preferable experience working with frontline operations personnel.
* Understanding of production optimisation (completions, work-overs, de-bottlenecking and technical evaluations).
* Small project management experience.
* Understanding of engineering risk and integrity.

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