Base Management Team Senior Petroleum Engineer — Baku, Azerbaijan

at BP
Location Baku, Azerbaijan
Date Posted February 8, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


Role synopsis

The open position in the Production & Reservoir Performance Base Management Team is for a Senior Petroleum Engineer. The high level objective of this role is to imbed best practice in Well Performance Monitoring & Waterflood Management through deep technical coaching and drive consistent application of best practice across the field. Provide leadership and global experience to deliver high profile BMT led projects including MZWIP (Multi-Zone Water Injection Project), Chirag Artificial Lift and other emerging projects.

This position reports directly to the PRP BMTL but provides support to all AGT Base Management teams.

Key accountabilities

The main accountabilities required for this position shall include the following:

BMT Project Management:
MZWIP (Multi-Zone Water Injection Project) project ownership and delivery by driving integration between all functions and vendors involved.
Provide technical leadership, coaching and project management advisory role for the delivery of Chirag artificial lift project
Other emerging major BMT projects
Water Injection Operations and Waterflood Management:
Own and revise Water Injection Operating limits guidelines and workflow to reflect current understanding and lessons learnt.
Lead diagnostics, investigation and remediation of wells and facilities issues relating to produced water re-injection and of wells constrained by Water Injection Operating Limits constrains
Establish best practice for wells and water injection facilities monitoring and performance management under produced water re-injection scheme
Ensure compliance with operating limits set for produced water reinjection and to mitigate out-of-zone injection
Embed Waterflood monitoring and optimization based on analytical workflows and drive consistent application of best practices across the field
Integrate waterflood surveillance analysis results with monthly injection target setting, wellwork candidate development and reservoir simulation history matching
Act as co-lead for Waterflood Framework Business Priorities
Increase the competency level of younger Petroleum Engineers through coaching, sharing industry experience, communicating success story and best practice in areas of Produced water injection, Out-of-zone injection and Waterflood management.
Strengthen Subsea water injection capability within the region through experience based leadership

Essential Education

Minimum BS in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline

Essential experience and job requirements

  • Good knowledge of English Language,
  • Minimum 10 years of Industry experience
  • Strong analytical and Organisational skills

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

  • Prior Experience in similar role.
  • Familiarity with Process Net, ISIS, MBOS

Desirable criteria & qualifications

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to influence with respect.
Good Project Management skills

Relocation available


Travel required

Yes - up to 10%

Is this a part time position?


About BP

Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

BP's Upstream segment focuses on finding reserves of oil and gas, developing the means to extract and process it and then consistently producing and transporting it to market. This involves using cutting edge technology to find the energy reserves, the ability to drill thousands of meters under the ground, designing, building and operating some of the world's largest most complex production onshore / offshore facilities and finally being able to transport these fluids, in order to provide energy to the world.

Throughout BP's field operations, petroleum and reservoir engineers play a crucial role. That is why we offer you the opportunity to be involved in the application of leading edge technologies such as top-down reservoir modelling to manage subsurface uncertainties and Field of the Future techniques for real time data acquisition and management. Our engineers are essential to the creation of value for BP. Their involvement in technical consultancy, reservoir completion design and data acquisition recommendation programmes means they can impact on production operations and optimize plant performance.



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