Production Engineer in Angola, eThekwini Metro

at Kintec Recruitment
Location Angola, United States
Date Posted July 23, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Angola, 12 Month Contract

Job Description
Branch: Exploration & Production

Situation in the organigramme
Manager N+1: Head of Well Performance Department
Manager N+2: Technical Support and Performance Head of Division

Job Dimensions
" 600 kbd operated production (as of end 2017) ' Angola Block 17 perimeter with 4 FPSO's installed offshore Deep Water (Girassol, Dalia, Pazflor & CLOV)
" 240 wells (producers and injectors as of end 2017)

Transversal management: Leads discussion concerning all well performance tools update and new tools implementation with HQ; IPCOS; Halliburton, Cap Gemini

Integrated models: GAP, Prosper, Reservoir decline curves, Eclipse…
Well Performance Tool: IFM, IVM, NeTool.
" Adopt and demonstrate exemplary behavior with regard to HSEQ rules & requirements, as well Company Ethics & "Code of Conduct" policy
" Participate and assist in the development & implementation of Environmental Management System (EMS) and Energy Management System (EnMS) processes in Block 17 perimeter, in conformity with ISO 14001 & ISO 50001 respectively
" Demonstrate personal and proactive commitment in terms of HSE.
" Ensure data confidentiality regarding wells and production profiles of B17.
" Enforce application of CR and GM related to Sand Management.
" Assist FO team in following wells integrity, particularly by identifying, updating and communicating on wells eruptivity (Subsea, Site) .

Standardization of methodologies & DB17 Well Performance tools:
" In charge of the return of experience acquired on B17 and share with B32-Kaombo and Deep Offshore projects & assets operated by Total.
" Ensure WP methodology: guides & manuals or specific site procedures are written and consolidated in TEPA referential.
" Build WP KPI dashboard in liaise with HQ. Participate actively to Well performance return of experience at Group level by publishing REX and animate Visio-conferences between different subsidiaries in Deep offshore.
" Follow-up E&P Well Performance KPIs, Inform HQ.

Digital Oil Field :
" Ensure sustainability of the various tools and workflows that have been developed for B17 Well Performance, using Digital Oil Field architecture. Liaise with HQ and vendors.
" Define the perimeter of use of Digital Oil Field, simplify and promote its use to other TEPA entities.
" Responsible for Well Performance tool box, including Excel/VBA macros and Access database.
" Pursue the effort in ensuring a sustainable evolution of this tool box. Define, build, and implement the future methodologies and tools (liaise with IT-contractor & HQ). Include user/administrator manuals.
" Prepare integration of Digital Oil Field within the future NPDMS and T-More project. Act as interface engineer.
" Prepare and follow-up development budget with Head of Department.
" Perform regular trainings to ensure that WP engineers efficiently use the tool box. Diffuse know-how to other TEPA entities. Act as a digital coach.
" Have a strong understanding of IT: subsidiary network and server architecture and software's modus operandi.
" Lead the Industrialization of the Well Test tools (mono well test and riser test) and PDC tools with IPCOS

Integrated Asset Model:
" Participate on installation and/or use of the integrated asset model (Intersect-GAP) in order to be used on the long term study with GSR

Production/injection optimization studies on stead-state & transient phase:
" Develop well/network models (PROSPER-GAP and associated tools) and assist Well Performance Assets to update models as per company methodology

" Perform wells productivity & network optimization studies on medium-term topics in support of WP Assets (short-term orientated) and/or contribute to future development studies in collaboration with others TEPA entities or HQ.
" Issues scope for flow assurance activities (OLGA) to optimize the flow line efficiency (gas lift, routing, slugging)
" Assists Site Production Team to set / improve various settings related to wells day-to-day operations especially on transient period: operating instructions for shutdown/restart, setup of OCWR…).

Well interventions :
" Performs well diagnosis studies and advises on possible corrective actions (well interventions)
" Administrates well intervention requests, follow-up interventions.
" Checks ell Performance aspects of the well hand-over file before official hand-over to Field Operations. Maintains the well hand-over database.
" Defines the yearly budget for well and network operations.
" Contribute to t

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