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Senior Well Performance Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/10/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Reports to Lead Well Performance Engineer

* Responsible to ensure that all wells are operated at their optimum potential
* Responsible to detect any degradation of potential and identify remediation solutions and o propose action to increase potential
* Responsible to provide accurate well / fields / areas potentials
* Responsible to provide high-level of troubleshooting to support the Site
* Responsible to ensure that assigned well performance actions are closed out on time and as required
* Guarantee efficient transverse relationship between all operational entities involved in well production & productivity
* Responsible for the requirement, justification and prioritisation of all well related interventions in OP and corporate planning
* Responsible to performs Well Productivity Studies including sometimes on another Asset Area
* Perform regular visit to Sites to convey Well Performance message and ensure a high level of communication between offshore & onshore

Well Monitoring Strategy
* Define the appropriate Well Monitoring strategy (well testing, sampling, analysis, sand, chemical injection...) and ensure its implementation through proper KPIs.
* Define the appropriate potential alerts and corresponding actions - ensure Operating Procedures are reflecting them.
* Ensure that any monitoring device is properly working, reliable and accurate enough. Initiate any modification.

Wells potential and productivity
* Based on Monitoring Trends and Well Test interpretation with adequate models, identify any drift in well productivity from an Inflow/Outflow point of view.
* Ensure a Short Term Interval control of Wells Potentials through adequate Monitoring Views.
* Ensure that daily Mismatch is under control and track any potential reason when above 5%.
* Issue Monthly Production Guidelines (MPG) and ensure consistencies with GSR profiles and OPS vision (Constrained Potential) - explicit any operating constraints.
* Based on Well Productivity analysis, define the Unconstrained Potential for each well and the actions to secure the difference. Give reason, mitigation measures + estimate a percentage of recovery.
* Identify short term well threats (producers and injectors) and ensure remedial actions are launched. Make them visible through the Well Perf Group Meeting.
* Ensure that Closed Wells are regularly reviewed.

Prosper & GAP well & production modelling
* Ensure Proper well models are built & kept updated with latest well tests, PVT & reservoir data.
* Ensure GAP models are built & kept updated on asset.
* Regularly QA/QC GAP / PROSPER models playing with various assumptions.
* Ensure that GAP / PROSPER models are used to proactively detect production bottlenecks.
* Use of Nodal analysis, multi-parameters analysis, quick-look analysis.
* IFM/IVM: Ensure that GAP models are calibrated and that input data is still valid. Identify missing nodes if necessary. Track changes. Evaluate/create possible workflows.
Well interventions
* Define the Intervention & Monitoring portfolio with priorities and justification and provide adequate data to Performance and Growth team for opportunity list update.
* Ensure accurate & detailed Well Intervention Requests are issued on time before the jobs. Have a permanent full knowledge of proactive approach of operational activities (Drilling / Completion / Operations / Projects).
* Propose the corresponding multiyear schedule with Well Services.
* Follow-up progress.
* Ensure accurate & detailed Post Job Summaries are issued less than a month after the jobs.

Productivity Studies
* Identify/Realize any Detailed Studies (activation, scaling...) to solve current/future threats.
* Follow-up when study is delegated.
* Realize ad-hoc synthesis.
* Ensure efficient data and document management.

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 6-10 years experience : experience in well operations / well performance role and experience in a reservoir engineering role
* Demonstrate HSE commitment, Openness to change, ability to question and challenge current practices and innovate
* Software Knowledge: PI, Prosper, GAP, Olga, XEL, Well Test Database, Wellview, OFM, PDMS, IFM, IVM.
* BOSIET and valid offshore medical

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