Production Engineer in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Cammach Bryant
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted August 14, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


To ensure optimisation of production from the company's operated producing fields. To build and maintain appropriate well and network models. To ensure effective communication and collaboration with Operations, Subsurface and Well Engineering functions. Compliance and liaison with OGA on production and flaring consents, plus stewardship returns via the Portal.
Reports functionally & operationally to: Operations Manager
This role has the following responsibilities and outputs

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 BEIS Portal
Track and encourage best practice on flare management
Setting daily production target and input to short term production forecasting

Lead the execution of 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

'Own' company IPM models for all assets (particular focus is on Prosper and GAP models):

Build and maintain appropriate models
Review / authorise all model updates
Ensure models remain accurate and fit for purpose

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

Mentor staff in the use of the IPM product suite & Losses

Review and advise on appropriate modelling strategies were required
Technical assurance
Provide Prosper and GAP related internal training and Best Practice workshops
Maintain & own the company Loss accounting system and provide training to staff.

OGA/BEIS Compliance & Liaison

Maintain working relationship with OGA/BEIS
Application and tracking for Production & flare consents
Annual stewardship return in conjunction with Reservoir Engineering

HSEQ Responsibilities
Everyone working for or on behalf of the company has the following responsibilities with regard to his or her work to:

Familiarise with the company Policies, including the policies on HSE, Risk Management and Major Hazards;
Familiarise with the company Management System and its meaning for day-to-day work;
Familiarise with the work and be aware of all associated risks for People, the Environment, Assets and Reputation (PEAR);
Report any incident, near miss, hazards (unsafe acts/situations) and improvement suggestions;
Know their roles and responsibilities;
Actively participate in any job or HSEQ training or instruction by or on behalf of the company

Use all provided means as intended and according to their purpose.

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
General Capabilities

Proven ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams
Excellent communication skills
Experience of mentoring and training junior engineers is desirable


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