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Measurement Reader

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 24/06/2011
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Job Title: Measurement Reader
Job Location: Houston
Rate/Salary: TBD
Benefits: Yes
Duration: Perm
Residency: USA

The Company:
Our client is an international energy company engaged in exploration and production; oil sands mining; and integrated gas. Our client, which is based in Houston, Texas, has operations in the United States, Angola, Canada, Equatorial Guinea, Indonesia, IKR (Iraqi Kurdistan Region), Libya, Norway, Poland and the United Kingdom.

The Role:
Job Title: Measurement Reader
Job ID: 50510580
Work Location: US-TX
# Positions: 3

We are currently looking for an experienced Measurement Reader for the client location as part of our project resource play. Our client has reached a definitive agreement to purchase assets in the core of the project formation in Texas in a transaction valued at $3.5 billion. With these assets, the client has the potential to book up to 100 million boe of proved reserves by the end of 2011. In addition, production is expected to increase to approximately 80,000 net boe per day by 2016 with the expectation to drill 250 – 300 wells per year over the next five to eight years. This acquisition establishes client position in the highest value oil and condensate core area of the project.

This position will report to the Production Superintendent located in the project location office. The Measurement Reader is responsible for working with existing measurement personnel to insuring complete compliance with client’s gas measurement policy in assigned operating areas. Must have ability to work independently in a fast paced environment and possess excellent organization, written and communication skills. Must have ability to work some weekends and be on call.

Develop and implement check meter calibration programs as needed and perform calibrations per schedule.
Develop and implement sales meter calibration witnessing programs as needed and witness 100% meter calibrations per schedule.
Obtain necessary gas samples and maintain associated sampling or analysis equipment.
Accountable for the day-to-day installation, maintenance and repair of measurement equipment.
Regularly review orifice meter plate sizes and make changes as required.
Review and resolution of system balances.

Degree: Not Required
Computer Proficiencies: Intermediate computer skills with proficiency in Word and Excel a plus.
Certifications: None required.
Work Experience: Five (5) – Seven (7) years of gas production or gas measurement experience a plus.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Warren Jones at Fircroft on +1 713 235 8100
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