Leading/Principal Engineer Production Technology in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

at Equinor Brasil Energia Lt
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Posted October 30, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Production engineering work in pre-salt field development projects

An integrator between production engineering, reservoir engineering, well solutions, flow assurance and subsea engineering

Perform well hydraulic modeling and optimization

Perform production system and pipeline hydraulic modeling

Planning of production monitoring and optimization

Planning of lower completion and stimulation

Participate in the planning of and ensuring an optimal data acquisition program in appraisal wells and future production/injection wells:

Drive planning and establish objectives and design premises for drill stem tests

Establish premises for fluid sampling

Follow-up of external studies (PVT/fluid etc., production chemistry)

Ensure that production technology work is done in accordance with Equinor’s requirements

Provide production technology input to the design basis of the projects

Participate and share performed work in license meetings with partners

Some traveling should be anticipated
Minimum 7-10 years experience with proven deliveries

Broad technological background within production/petroleum engineering

Experience from production and injection, preferably in carbonate and/or pre-salt reservoirs

Experience with stimulation in carbonate reservoirs, and pre-salt reservoirs in particular

Hands-on experience with commercial production engineering tools, such as IPM suite (Prosper/GAP++). Experience with Kappa suite (Sapphire, Ecrin ++) and PVTSim is an advantage.

Experience from early phase project development as well as fields in production

It would also be considered an advantage with experience within the following topics:

Well test analysis and planning

Subsea production systems

Flow assurance

Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications.

Personal Qualities
Proactive by nature, takes initiative and has ability to work independently as needed.

Embraces cooperation with others.

Ability to drive internal processes through interaction with other organizational units.

Ability to handle a high work load and tight deadlines when needed. Performs well under pressure.

Creative, independent and flexible in a multicultural business environment.

Team player with ability to work and communicate across disciplinary borders.

Ability to take and give constructive feedback.

Good communication skills and strong command of the English and Portuguese language, both oral and written.

Ability to live by our safety and security expectations.

We Offer
.We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
General Information
Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Portuguese. Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.

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