Petroleum Engineering Manager in New Plymouth, Taranaki

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Location New Plymouth, United States
Date Posted February 16, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


An opportunity is available to join an oil and gas operating company in the role of Petroleum Engineering Manager based in New Plymouth, New Zealand.
The role, which will lead a small subsurface team, will be responsible for managing the well potential from the field including project management of well interventions and workovers and applying new technologies on existing wells from planning to execution. The position will also manage contractors and help direct field operations staff in the execution of artificial lift projects.
Duties will include;

Conceptual design for all well intervention and completions operations
Direct and monitor the completion/workover activities and evaluation of wells, well testing or well surveys
Management of production monitoring, forecasting, evaluation and reporting
Completion selection and artificial lift design to ensure production is optimised
Management of integrating well, reservoir and facility processes to optimise production
Develop operational strategies to meet production targets
Provide input into budgeting and planning processes

Suitable candidates will have;

Tertiary qualification in a relevant engineering discipline (Petroleum, Mechanical)
Minimum 10 years’ experience in the oil & gas industry
Operational petroleum engineering / production engineering experience
Strong knowledge of artificial lift systems
Strong communication skills

An excellent remuneration package is available for this role including salary, bonus and relocation assistance (if required).
For further information please contact David Styles on or email

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