Petroleum Facilities Engineer in Perth, Australia

at Kelly Services Pty Ltd - (Australia & New Zealand)
Location Perth, Australia
Date Posted June 4, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

Petroleum engineers design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from deposits below the earth's surface. Petroleum engineers also find new ways to extract oil and gas from older wells.

Duties

Petroleum engineers typically do the following:
Design equipment to extract oil and gas in the most profitable way

Develop ways to inject water, chemicals, gases, or steam into an oil reserve to force out more of the oil

Develop plans to drill in oil and gas fields, and then to recover the oil and gas

Make sure that wells, well testing, and well surveys are completed and evaluated

Use computer-controlled drilling or fracturing to connect a larger area of an oil and gas deposit to a single well

Make sure that oil field equipment is installed, operated, and maintained properly

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