Graduate Petroleum Engineer in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Chevron
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted May 8, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy. In Downstream China, our business focus on lubricants and additives.

With leading experience in product innovation, client value for more than one century, Chevron lubricants provide products and services under Chevron, Texaco, Caltex brand for over 100 countries globally.

Chevron Oronite, a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, is a world-scale developer, manufacturer and marketer of lubricant and fuel additives and chemicals.  Our product are designed to help enhance the performance and extend the life of many types of transportation and industrial equipment.  The success of our global organization is driven by our 2,000 employees working in research and development, manufacturing, supply chain, and sales and marketing across 14 countries.

We believe that talents, partnerships and performance are the keys to making us a major international energy company. Chevron provides a dynamic working environment which allows our employees to perform their best.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Graduate Petroleum Engineer located in Aberdeen  , Aberdeenshire  /United Kingdom ,

Requisition ID#401419
Our Aberdeen based office is looking for a graduate petroleum engineer to strengthen our team.
In the U.K., we use our resources and years of experience finding and producing oil and natural gas to provide the energy that drives human progress. We have a diverse upstream portfolio with interests in 11 offshore producing fields in the U.K. We operate four fields and have non-operated interests in seven more. Our asset classes ranges from high-pressure, high-temperature gas condensate fields, to heavy oil fields and subsea development. We apply our technology, technical expertise and experience to operate safely and reliably, unlock new opportunities, and sustain a competitive advantage. To find out more about our operations in the UK please follow the link
The Job
The successful candidate will start in one of the asset teams as a graduate petroleum engineer typically as a production or reservoir engineer responsible for following the day to day operations, optimize production, review and assess development plans and support the various projects like drilling campaigns and reservoir surveillance activities. In addition to on the job learning there is the opportunity to enhance and accelerate career development through focused training.   
Basic/Required Qualifications:

Required - BSc in Engineering or Geology at 2.1 or greater
Preferred - MSc degree in petroleum engineering discipline
Position is based in Aberdeen, Scotland
Desired start date for this position is September 2019. Therefore we are only interested in candidates that will or have finished their MSc by year end 2019.

Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience in the oil and gas industry, including internships,  would be an advantage
Other extracurricular experience
Strong analytical & technical skills with a practical approach to problem solving
Excellent communication skills, written & verbal
Strong interpersonal and time management skills
Proactive and ability to challenge where appropriate
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gendier identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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