Production Engineer — Aberdeen, UK

at Orion
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 13, 2016
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Contract


Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Production Engineer, based in Aberdeen

Responsibilities will include:
Maintain WIP, Well Information Pack
Optimise oil production rates within operational constraints, including gas lift in conjunction with IAM
Identify daily constraints and production losses; using appropriate tools; Process Book & GAP - develop and implement plans to eliminate
Compile annual stewardship returns via the DECC Portal
Track and encourage best practice on flare management
Setting daily production target and input to short term production forecasting
Lead the execution of Company day to day modelling tasks (e.g. well simulations for allocation purposes)
Effective communication with onshore/offshore operations
Ensure accuracy of secondary allocation data with Hydrocarbon Accountant
Liaise with the Subsurface and Operations team to plan and implement reservoir surveillance activities
Provide input to the reservoir management plan
Plan and implement well testing programmes
Well intervention planning and operations
OGA/DECC Compliance & Liaison
Maintain working relationship with OGA/DECC
Application and tracking for Production & flare consents
Annual stewardship return in conjunction with Reservoir Engineering

Qualified with a BSc degree in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent and ideally a Masters in Petroleum Engineering (or equivalent experience)
Demonstrative experience in petroleum engineering with a focus on the practical application of nodal analysis to engineering problems and the optimisation of well and network performance.
Familiarity with production data management systems; losses, production allocation & surveillance
Proven ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams
Excellent communication skills
Experience of mentoring and training junior engineers is desirable

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 909164

Consultant details

  • Consultant name: Lachlan Nicholson
  • Company: Orion Group


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