Production Chemist in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Aberdeen Appointment Agency
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted December 17, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Oil and gas operator currently have an opening for a Production Chemist to join their team for a contract role based here in Aberdeen.This role will start in January 2018ACCOUNTABILITIES:Provide expert advice on chemical treatments and analytical procedures.Ensure the availability of high quality products and services in relation to production chemistry.Ensure representative samples are taken when required.Comply with Company / SHE policies and regulations and best practiceMAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Review site analysis resultsTechnical support to site lab techsPeriodic review of routine sampling scheduleTroubleshooting chemical treatment issues for processes (hydrocarbon production and separation, MEG regeneration and Effluent water treatment)Coordination of ad-hoc sampling and analysis during plant performance upsetsLiaising with external lab analysis providers on work scopes for offsite analysis and onsite campaigns (Micro survey, Mercury Survey, Stack Emissions)Technical support to asset production management on matters of compliance (commercial and regulatory) - within the remit of analysis of produced fluids, environmental discharges and chemical useLiaising with chemical suppliers - routine supply orders/logistics/forecastingChemical treatment optimizationCost monitoringIntegrity KPI monitoring and reportingTechnical presentations to management/operations and field partnersOTHER REQUIREMENTS:Honours Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or equivalent.Minimum of 10 years' experience in Production Chemistry or Chemical Engineering within an oil and gas operations environment.Minimum of 2 years' experience in the North Sea zone with a good working knowledge of procedures and operational constraints.Recognised specialist in chemical treatment applications and their effects in relation to topside production performance and the integrity of the production facilities.Offshore laboratory and sampling experience.Good knowledge of corrosion, scale, hydrate, naphthenate, wax/asphaltene, gas treatment and water injection processes.

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