|Location||United Arab Emirates|
|Date Posted||May 16, 2018|
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.