Petroleum engineers in United Arab Emirates

at Definite Consultant
Location United Arab Emirates
Date Posted May 16, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Job Description
Petroleum engineers conduct studies for the exploration, development and extraction of oil and gas deposits; and plan, design, develop and supervise projects for the drilling, completion, testing and re-working of oil and gas wells. They are employed by petroleum producing companies, consulting companies, well logging or testing companies, government, and research and educational institutions.

Petroleum engineers perform some or all of the following duties:

Conduct feasibility assessment studies for developing new oil and gas fields

Direct and monitor oil and gas drilling operations

Develop drilling programs, select sites and specify drilling fluids, bit selection, drill stem testing procedures and equipment

Direct and monitor the completion and evaluation of wells, well testing and well surveys

Design and select artificial lift machinery, and well and surface production equipment and systems, and specify programs for corrosion control and oil or gas treatment

Develop specifications for and monitor and supervise well modification and stimulation programs to maximize oil and gas recovery

Analyze reservoir rock and fluid data to design optimum recovery methods and to predict reservoir performance and reserves

Monitor and forecast oil and gas reservoir performance and recommend oil recovery techniques which extend the economic life of wells

Design, develop and co-ordinate the installation, maintenance and operation of subsea well-head and production equipment.

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