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Production Chemist - Maternity cover

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/01/2020
  • Duration: maternity cover
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The Role:
Principal Accountabilities
* Proactively provide specialist advice on oilfield production chemistry and flow assurance related matters to prevent operational upsets and solve problems
* Manage the performance of production chemicals on facilities, maintain associated chemical management documentation and assure injection compliance in the field
* Develop direct laboratory/ field trials to assess new chemicals or improve treatments
* Provide Production Chemistry input to the design and operation of development and decommissioning projects

Specific tasks associated with the principal accountabilities include (but not limited to);
* Attending relevant facility and multi-discipline meetings and liaising with offshore facility teams
* Generating monthly production chemical reports and communicating chemical performance against KPIs
* Scale management via produced water surveillance and organizing scale squeeze/dissolver treatments
* Requesting chemical permit variations
* Qualifying new production chemicals
* Initiating the Management of Change process
* Organizing appropriate laboratory analyses and interpreting their results
* Liaising with technical experts and chemical suppliers to troubleshoot Production Chemistry problems
* Provide relevant fluid property information to the business
* Administering the Chemical Approval process
* Execute work with a continuous improvement mindset

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Minimum BSc or equivalent degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Petroleum Engineering
* 10+ years' experience in oilfield process chemistry operations or development projects.
* Working knowledge of liquid hydrocarbon and gas processing/operations
* In depth knowledge of oilfield flow assurance issues and oilfield chemical treatments is essential
* Ability to interface and communicate with other technical disciplines
* SQUEEZE modelling and thermodynamic scale, wax and hydrate modelling would be beneficial

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