Principal Engineer Petroleum Technology in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Statoil Production (UK)
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted March 15, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Mariner organization is looking for a Petroleum Engineer to strengthen the Production Technology team within Mariner Petech. Sound experience with operational petroleum engineering, development well planning, production administration, production and injection analysis and optimization, well diagnostics and intervention planning, production and reservoir surveillance are required.

The position is associated with the following key characteristics:

Production engineer in the Mariner PTC team

Huge responsibilities for ensuring maximum production, secure injection and smooth and efficient operations

Cross disciplinary involvement to maximize on subsurface and field potential

Debottlenecking and Increased Oil recovery initiatives

Experienced “multiskilled” Petroleum engineer

Good knowledge of work processes and deliveries within Petech and the area of Production Technology and good overview of similar in areas as Well Technology, Completion, Well Integrity and Process.

The position will call for insight, hands-on with executional capacity to succeed in the following area of competence:

Planning and close follow-up during operations

Well completion, topside and downhole

Data acquisition, during normal operations and interventions

Well test analysis and reporting

Inflow and injection well characteristics, evaluations and stimulation

Water injection management and PWRI

Artificial lift analysis, ESP

Background form ESP installation and operations

Well stimulation

Well chemistry

Rock mechanics

Sand control solutions and monitoring

P&I; planning, and activity look-ahead

Production optimization

Production, regularity and activity reporting

Production allocation

Production logging

Production sampling and lab-analysis

Prepare SOR’s, plan and execute petroleum engineering interventions

Cross disciplinary coordination, within Petech and relevant interphases i.e. Wells Team and Operations

Networking with Disciplinary Lead functions

Evaluate potential IOR initiatives

Handle internal and external projects and studies

Handle relations towards vendors and service companies

Contract follow-up

Experience with relations towards Authorities/ Regulator

In depth knowledge in Petroleum Engineering software Tool suite for Production Engineers

Onshore position with occasional offshore exposure

Experience with Petroleum/Production Engineering with extensive field operation experience.

Experience from Heavy Oil field is preferred

Understanding risk and risk mitigation

Personal Qualities
We are looking for a person with the following qualities:

Good understanding of multi-disciplinary teamwork to maximize value creation in all phases from discovery through to field development, production and to the end of field life

Professional and effective with ability to work against short deadlines

Open, creative and flexible, identifies opportunities and alternative applications/methods

Eager to seek simplification in daily work when possible, but without compromising on safety

Willingness and ability to share knowledge and experience

Self-driven worker and a good team player and builder

Solid professional network

Articulated. Good oral and written presentation skills.

Enthusiasm for Statoil’s values

Candidates with strong UK professional networks will be preferred

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. Statoil wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General Information
Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. 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.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

This position is based in Aberdeen working on local UK terms.

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