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Petroleum Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/08/2011
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The Company:
Our Company are a new independent oil operator in the North Sea with a dynamic management team who have exciting growth plans to develop operations further in the UKCS. Working within a multi-disciplinary team and reporting to the Subsurface Team Leader, this role will have responsibility for the provision of petroleum engineering expertise in support of production from producing fields. This role is wide ranging and will suit someone with experience across the various aspects of petroleum engi

The Role:
• Develop, own and maintain the Life of Field Asset Plan and deliver the Annual Business Plan and Annual Area Objectives
• Work with subsurface and operations teams to ensure production from producing fields are optimized.
• Maintain an up to date inventory of production enhancement opportunities in existing wells.
• Identify and justify value adding operations in existing wells, e.g. well interventions, work-over’s.
• Build, maintain and use appropriate petroleum engineering tools, e.g. multiphase flow models.
• Work with subsurface and drilling teams to optimise completion design for new wells and work-over’s.
• Be responsible for management of production data, identifying, justifying and implementing improvements.
• Interface with operations personnel, to ensure subsurface requirements are delivered, e.g. during well operations.
• Maintain current working knowledge of petroleum engineering technology.
• Collaborate with other staff and management, on acquisition and utilisation of petroleum engineering hardware and software and special projects .
• Interact with industry through personal contacts, trade shows, seminars and conventions.
• Some occasional offshore trips may be required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree qualified – with a relevant degree
• Petroleum Engineering degree would be advantageous
• Offshore Survival and medical certification

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Demonstrable experience in UKCS producing fields in a Petroleum Engineering capacity experience of infill drilling campaigns on mature fields
• Working knowledge of petroleum geology, petrophysics and reservoir engineering techniques is essential, as the position involves work within a multidisciplinary team.
• Experience of working offshore in a Petroleum engineering capacity
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