Production Engineer-Chauvin in Chauvin, Canada

at Repsol Canada
Location Chauvin, Canada
Date Posted December 18, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Repsol’s Chauvin asset is a long standing oil play with greater than 1000 wells, much of which are in waterflood schemes. The Chauvin area is home to an active drilling program in a very technically driven infill redevelopment strategy, with future potential for tertiary enhanced oil recovery. The candidate will be working in a dynamic team including both young and experienced engineers and will be working closely with highly experienced operations leaders and as part of an asset team comprised of development engineers, reservoir engineers, geologists and geophysicists. The tangible technical and operational knowledge gained in this position will be highly valuable to the candidate’s future career growth.

Reporting to Team Lead Production Engineering, the Production Engineer will be responsible for:

Maximizing production by reviewing well and facility performance, developing appropriate interventions, and completing optimization projects.
Minimizing operating costs by working with Production Operations to evaluate costs and champion projects and initiatives that reduce costs, increase reliability and reduce downtime.
Evaluating and implementing innovative technologies to increase production and save cost.
Troubleshooting and correcting issues identified with Production Operations to improve operating efficiency.
New well and facility stewardship.
Identifying infrastructure capacities and bottlenecks and proposing projects that increase processing capacity or efficiency.
Collaborating with other departments for the planning and commissioning of new production in an efficient and safe manner.
Integrity management and support.
Providing technical support to Production Operations.
Usage of Management of Change procedures, carrying out field inspections, investigating incidents and updating ERP data to ensure safe and compliant operations.
Understanding and application of ASME B31.3 Piping Specifications, CSA Regulations, and Various AER Directives.
Proactively managing regulatory requirements.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited University
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in oil and gas.
Previous experience in production engineering will be an asset.
Registered or eligible for registration with APEGA.
Familiarity with downhole operations and upstream surface facilities.
Understanding of regulatory issues concerning field operations is desired.
Excellent computer skills.

Candidate Profile:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that will enable you to effectively interact with cross-functional team members to advance projects and communicate with Senior Management.
Good mentoring capability - willingness to share knowledge, train and mentor more junior staff.
Effective, influential, proactive communicator who has an inquisitive, creative and analytical mind.
Ability to work independently and in a proactive fashion – freely interacting with management and cross functional team members to advance projects and ideas. Ability to be influential without formal authority, working with minimal supervision.
Demonstrate a commitment to safe production.

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