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Lead Well Performance Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Scotland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/06/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Reporting into the Production & Site Support Leader

* Direction & technical guidance for well performance engineers within the other assets
* Well performance / monitoring of HP/HT wells for CGA & Culzean
* Well network & modelling - updating models with latest well test results, PVT & reservoir data to check & validate assumptions & identify bottle necks.
* Well interventions - Ensures portfolio is updated with priorities & justifications. Interface with intervention team to ensure budget / planning in place to deliver increased BOE
* Identify well performance threats & maintain register to ensure prior prioritization of associated studies/actions

Well Performance coordination
* Chair the Monthly Well Performance Group meetings and ensure full adherence to Terms of Reference
* Attend Production Performance Group and present Well Performance subjects
* Ensure Weekly Well Behavior Meetings are held
* Keep regular contact with HQ Well Performance Teams

Well Performance Methods
* Ensure application of proper methodology and good practices in the Team
* Ensure availability of required Tools and Softwares

* Establish the yearly Asset Well Performance Budget - recurrent RFS, specific studies and Tools/Softwares

Well Performance Studies
* Agree on Methodology used for Study
* Review Study results prior approval by PWP Manager
* Ensure Studies delivery within customer acceptable Time Frame through a regular Workload Plan review
* Ensure robust SOR prior any study delegation (HQ or External)
* May realize himself/herself complex studies

Well and Network Modelling
* Ensure Wells and Network Models are built & kept updated with latest well tests, PVT & reservoir data
* Regularly detailed Models review with Well Performance Engineers to check/validate methodology and assumptions
* Ensure that GAP/PROSPER models are used to proactively detect under performance and production bottlenecks and maintained in MC/IFM/IVM.

Well Test
* Ensure robust Well test workflow - updated procedure and regularly check/audit the system
* Report any concerns and propose a corrective action plan if needed
* Ensure that Well Test Program performance is followed with proper KPI

Wells Potential
* Ensure robust Well Potential Workflow - update procedure and regularly check/audit the system
* Ensure Well Potentials are issued every time required and that variations are well understood/documented and that main gaps with expected declines are captured, commented and made visible
* Make Unconstrained Potential visible for each well (CPOT as per CR EP EXP 100) on a Monthly basis

Well Productivity Follow-up
* Ensure that Well Productivity evolution is made visible for all wells and that abnormal behaviour are identified and discussed in Well behaviour Meetings

Well interventions
* Keep Intervention portfolio update with priorities and justification.
* Ensure that Well Intervention Priority List is maintained up to date thanks to Monthly WPG
* Ensure WIR/WSOR are progressed actively to allow Business Case elaboration and Decision
* Ensure Well Intervention slots are secured in OPS/Corporate Planning
* Assist PWP Manager for Well Intervention Budget
* Ensure accurate & detailed Post Job Summaries are issued to allow Well Intervention KPIs consolidation

The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree in Petroleum Engineering or Reservoir Engineering or Well engineering
* Typically 12+ years experience : experience in well operations / well performance role and experience in a reservoir engineering role
* Demonstrate HSE commitment
* Demonstrate ability to develop excellent relationships and a wide well related transverse network
* Openness to change, ability to question and challenge current practices and initiate ideas that add value
* Software Knowledge: PI, IPM, IFM, Olga, XEL, Well Test Database, Wellview, OFM, PDMS, Productivity Tool Box, IFM, IVM

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