Production Engineer - Aker Energy in Fornebu, Norway

at Aker Energy AS
Location Fornebu, Norway
Date Posted November 8, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Aker Energy AS
Production Engineer

We are now looking for Production Engineer to strengthen our organization to support development of our oil discovery offshore Ghana.
Please note this is a permanent staff role in Oslo, Norway with a 2 year expat assignment during project phase. The role will be located in Oslo during the operations phase.
Responsibilities and tasks
Project phase
Create plans for well startup in cooperation with the reservoir team
Create choke model for oil & gas production deferment reporting for operational phase
Carry out process design review work and related activities as assigned in project
Operations phase
Work with reservoir team and create a practical evergreen reservoir management plans
Convert the reservoir management plan into instructions and procedures for the production team
Create the medium and long-term production forecast and interact with trading with regards to trading for oil sales and timing of cargo offloading.
Assist in the development, monitoring and reporting of production KPIs.
Assist in the preparation and development of operation/production budget
Together with Maintenance department, prepare and manage planning minimum shut down maintenance (budget, manning, materials, etc.)
Identify production deferment using a choke model and utilise root cause analysis techniques to resolve
Monitor FPSO supplier management of process operation and optimisation through regular meetings and audits
Key responsibilities and tasks
Create & maintain choke model for oil & gas production deferment reporting for operational phase
Production forecasting and planning of offload timing
Carry out process design work and related activities as assigned in project
Supervise the work of subcontractors and subordinates as assigned in accordance with the Project organization
Assist other disciplines in accordance with Project requirements
Participate in design review meetings in accordance with Project requirements
Contribute to the process simulation and process documents delivery (PFDs, P&IDs;, equipment list, safety logic diagrams, studies reports)
Contributing to the technical specifications writing
Qualifications & personal attributes
Bachelors or Master's degree in Process / Chemical Engineering or other relevant major
Long relevant experience may compensate lack of formal education with relevant experience
Experience in operation of subsea production systems in Ultra deep waters
Experience in the use of Subsea Multiphase pumps as artificial lift
Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
Proven ability to coordinate production teams
Experience in developing PFD's, P&ID;'s, MSD's and process equipment datasheets
Experience in Process Simulation (HYSIS / ASPEN / PROII)
HAZOP / SIL experience (chairman or attendee)
Process control capability beneficial e.g. Process Control Philosophy, Cause and Effects, etc.
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and interpersonal skills
We offer
We offer opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others.
Flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life
Contact information
If any questions about the role, please contact Knut Eirik Hesla, Senior Recruiter, NES Advantage Solutions, E-mail:
NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Energy’s recruitment partner.

Om arbeidsgiveren
Aker Energy AS was founded in February 2018 and is established as the newest member of the Aker Group. The E&P; company aims to become the offshore oil and gas operator of choice in Ghana. It is characterised by the entrepreneurial and flexible organisation that is synonymous with member companies of the Aker Group. Aker Energy is now operational with offices in Oslo and Accra, the capital of Ghana.
When you join Aker Energy, you join a diverse and experienced team. We need entrepreneurial and dynamic people to take an active and exciting part in this industry adventure. Bold and innovative ideas are strongly welcomed at Aker Energy. The ‘get it done’ team spirit and ambitious objectives will provide exciting growth and development opportunities for the right candidate.
Etter avtale
Oksenøyveien 8

1364 Fornebu
Olje og gass
Maritim og offshore
Industri og produksjon
Ingeniør / Kjemiingeniør
Ingeniør / Subsea

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